When does season 16 of Law & Order: SVU show start? Will the series return in 2014 with new episodes? We are waiting for the official decision! Save the date!
Pilot episode: September 20, 1999
Created by: Dick Wolf
Season 14 Episode 1: 7.19 million U.S. viewers
Season 15 Episode 1: 9.58 million U.S. viewers
NBC management has already confirmed the renewal of its several projects, but «Law & Order: SVU» television series
isn’t on the list yet.
In the middle of the current season the number of viewers, watching the show, has been reduced to 5,4 million people. That fact has raised a lot of discussions concerning the feasibility of new episodes financing.
Of course, this «survivor» of NBC hasn’t outrun itself yet and the creators have still have many ideas to continue the storyline, but if the number of fans falls to a critical level, than there are no achievements and awards that could help it to avoid cancellation, experts suggest.
Law & Order: SVU season 16 start air date – [September 24, 2014] (update)
Dick Wolf, the show runner, agrees with the given fact – he is sure he could keep the viewers interested the next year. The official decision of the rights holders, which is being expected soon, will be published on our web site.
Update (May 7, 2014): NBC Renews Law & Order: SVU for Season 16.