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Where You Can Watch Law & Order on NBC

Dun-dun: Here's how to watch the iconic series right now. 

By Jessica White
This or That? | NBC's Law & Order

After 12 years, the original Law & Order has returned in full force. The flagship series from Dick Wolf returned to NBC in early 2022 with a revamped cast of beloved cast stars old and new. The new Law & Order, starring franchise veteran Sam Waterston alongside Jeffrey Donovan, Camryn Manheim, Hugh Dancy, and Odelya Halevi, is already a courtroom classic.  

How to Watch

Watch the Season 23 premiere of Law & Order Thursday, January 18 at 8/7c on NBC.

RELATED: Sam Waterston Reveals Why Bringing Law & Order Back Was a 'Challenge' 

The show has been notorious for covering heavy subjects within the justice system and viewers can't get enough of the addictive formula. "I think it’s brave, I think it’s courageous, I think it’s real, I think it’s raw, I think it’s timely," Mehcad Brooks, who plays newcomer Detective Jalen Shaw, told The Wrap. "It’s a conversation that America needs to have, that the system has been in play for so long." 

After an ultra-intense run,Season 22 concluded in May 2023. But don’t worry — Season 23 is set to return. Here's everything you need to know about how and where to watch Law & Order.  

When does Law & Order Season 23 premiere? 

Season 23 of Law & Order will premiere Thursday, January 18 at 8/7c on NBC.

Mehcad Brooks in the Law And Order Premiere Event

What happened in Season 22 of Law & Order?

Like every season before, Season 22 of Law & Order was bursting with hard-hitting cases and complex emotional arcs. The ever-shifting world of courtroom politics continues to be a topic of intrigue for fans, especially those who have carried a torch for the series over the past four decades.

RELATED: Everything to Know About Law & Order Season 22

Waterston celebrated his 400th episode with a special guest star: Waterston’s real-life daughter, Elisabeth Waterston. Elisabeth played D.A. Jack McCoy's daughter in the show, who followed in her father's footsteps into law... but as a defense attorney. 

Sam Waterston and Elisabeth Waterston together.

Where can I watch new episodes of Law & Order?  

After Season 23 premieres, you can watch Law & Order on NBC Thursdays at 8/7c and next day on Peacock, NBC's streaming service.  

Hugh Dancy on Law And Order

When are new episodes of Law & Order available on Peacock?  

New episodes of Law & Order will be available to stream the day after they air on NBC — so, on Fridays — at 6 a.m. ET on NBC.com and Peacock. 

Odelya Halevi in Law and Order

Where can I watch past seasons of Law & Order?  

Seasons 13-22 of Law & Order are currently available to stream on Peacock. Relive your favorite moments with New York's elite investigators with a Law & Order marathon!  

Waterston told NBC Chicago, "I consider myself extraordinarily lucky to have had such a long run doing something of real quality that really talks to this country in plain language about what's going on, right now, today. It's just been a wonderful blessing." 

Lt. Anita Van Buren, Detective Mike Logan, Executive A.D.A. Jack McCoy, Detective Lennie Briscoe, A.D.A. Claire Kincaid.

Originally published Nov 20, 2023.