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Law & Order: SVU Returns for Its Landmark 25th Season

Manhattan's SVU will be back this fall, marking 25 years of action.

By Jessica White

Great news, fam! Law & Order: Special Victims Unit has been renewed for a 25th season.

How to Watch

Watch the Season 25 premiere of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Thursday, January 18 at 9/8c on NBC.

The show will be joined alongside new seasons of Law & Order: OC and the flagship Law & Order, as well as all three One Chicago shows. 

“I’m pleased to continue my four-decade relationship with Universal Television and NBC,” Law & Order creator Dick Wolf said in a statement. “All six shows being picked up again is the ultimate accolade to our incredible casts, producers, and writers. I'd also like to thank our loyal fans who have kept our NBC shows on the air for what will be a cumulative 84 seasons.”

Read everything you need to know about Law & Order: SVU Season 25, below.

When is the Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Season 25 premiere date?

SVU will premiere on Thursday, January 18 at 9/8c.

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How many seasons of Law & Order: SVU are there?

There have been 24 seasons of Law & Order: SVU, which means the next season will be its landmark 25th.

“We understand the emotional connection our audience has with these characters and we can’t wait to bring more of their stories to the forefront next season,” Lisa Katz, the president of scripted programming at NBCUniversal and Streaming, said in a statement. “A huge thank you to Dick and his amazing team who are the masters of producing incredibly compelling television week after week.”

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Who will be in the Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Season 25 cast?

No changes to the current SVU cast have been announced. The SVU cast currently includes Mariska HargitayIce TPeter ScanavinoOctavio Pisano, and Molly Burnett. Hargitay and Ice T have the honor of being the longest-running male and female actors in television history

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What will happen in Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Season 25?

Little is known about what's ahead on Season 25 of Law & Order: SVU, but it's bound to be a nail-biting watch. 


Originally published Apr 12, 2023.