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Philip Winchester Will Not Return for Law & Order: SVU Season 21

Law & Order: SVU has officially been renewed for a 21st season – making history as it becomes the longest-running prime-time television show. We’re all thankful to see our favorites characters returning to continue their story, but it seems like one will not be joining the others. Philip Winchester debuted his character ADA Peter Stone on SVU in the middle of season 19, replacing Raul Esparza’s popular Rafael Barba’s shoes. The character had crossed over from the now-canceled Chicago Justice and along with congratulating the team on SVU’s renewal, Winchester announced his departure from the show. Sadly for me, Peter
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Law & Order: SVU Renewed for 21st Season and Makes History

Law & Order: SVU is not DUN DUN yet! The iconic crime drama series has officially been renewed for a 21st season, making it the longest-running prime time TV show of all time. The original Law & Order made it to 20 seasons before ending, but we are not ready to say goodbye to Olivia Benson and her amazing team. There’s only two episodes left in the 20th season. Law & Order: SVU has tackled many tough cases within its season, grabbing inspiration at times from the headlines and we can only imagine what the next season will entail. Congratulations,
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Actor Spotlight: Jacob Pitts

You enjoyed Justified, didn’t you? It was a great show that premiered for six seasons on FX, featuring Timothy Olyphant as the main character Raylan Givens in a modern-day Western of sorts. But, you know who was truly a great character on that show that was not utilized enough? Jacob Pitts as Tim Gutterson. The former sniper who never missed was full of snark and sass and while he gave us gold every time he was on the screen, there was a serious lack of Tim throughout the seasons. Pitts has been acting for some time, ever since 1999 with
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Actor Spotlight: Corey Stoll

There’s an actor who has a long list of movies and television shows under his belt, has been in some well-known and successful projects, but doesn’t seem to be a household name. Who is this actor I’m speaking of? Well, it’s Corey Stoll. Still don’t know who I’m talking about? He’s been in movies alongside the likes of Charlize Theron, Liam Neeson, Johnny Depp, Angelina Joelie, and Tina Fey. He recently portrayed villain Darren Cross in Ant-Man and Buzz Aldrin in 2018’s First Man, alongside Neil Armstrong. Stoll’s filmography dates back to 2004, but perhaps some of the best-known works
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Law & Order: LA, Should It Have Been Canceled?

In 2010, Dick Wolf’s famous and lucrative franchise broke away from the tried and true New York format and moved Law & Order to Los Angeles. Only lasting one season, it became the second in the Law & Order series to be canceled after one season, the first being Trial by Jury; although LA got 22 episodes while Trial by Jury got only 13. Starring Skeet Ulrich as Detective Rex Winters for the first half of the season, Corey Stoll played Detective Tomas “TJ” Jaruszalski, Alfred Molina portrayed Deputy District Attorney Ricardo Morales (turned LAPD detective), as Terrence Howard played ADA
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NBC Orders New Law & Order Spin-Off: Hate Crimes

Some Law & Order shows are more successful than others. While Trial by Jury and Los Angeles only had one season, Criminal Intent had ten, the original Law & Order had 20, and the current show Law & Order: Special Victims Unit is going strong into its twentieth season with no signs of stopping. Even the Chicago spinoffs from Dick Wolf, such as Chicago Fire, Chicago PD, and Chicago Med are all doing well. So, it couldn’t be a more perfect time to introduce another spin-off show on NBC, which will be Law & Order: Hate Crimes. NBC has ordered
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Peter Scanavino: A Career in Law & Order

Ever since Peter Scanavino walked on set in season sixteen of the long-running crime show Law & Order: Special Victims Unit as Detective Dominick “Sonny” Carisi, he’s been a fan favorite. The Italian-American from Staten Island who offers his teammates food and takes care of his co-workers’ children is hard to dislike. This character was meant to only come on briefly, but has been in the show for the last four seasons, including the upcoming twentieth season. Although we all love Carisi, Scanavino has had a long run in the Law & Order franchise. While he’s been in other movies
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