Law & Order Canceled, Cast Is Told

Cancellation rumors surround long-running NBC drama
By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted May 14, 2010 6:13 AM CDT
Law & Order Facing Judgment Day
Actor Anthony Anderson, who portrays Det. Kevin Bernard on "Law & Order," is shown in the squad room set at New York's Chelsea Piers.   (AP Photo/Richard Drew, file)

Law & Order may be axed one year short of a record-breaking 21-year run. The cast and crew of the NBC drama have been told it has been canceled, reports E! Online, although no official announcement has been and other sources say talks are continuing. A 21st season would have let Dick Wolf's creation grab the title of longest-running TV drama series from Gunsmoke. Its fate will be known Sunday, when NBC releases its schedule to the media, the New York Daily News reports.
(More Dick Wolf stories.)

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