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Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999)

7.946/10 Crime, Drama, Mystery Time: 43m
Standing for victims.
Overview
In the criminal justice system, sexually-based offenses are considered especially heinous. In New York City, the dedicated detectives who investigate these vicious felonies are members of an elite squad known as the Special Victims Unit. These are their stories.

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999)

Crime, Drama, Mystery 7.946/10 - Time: 43m
Standing for victims.
Overview
In the criminal justice system, sexually-based offenses are considered especially heinous. In New York City, the dedicated detectives who investigate these vicious felonies are members of an elite squad known as the Special Victims Unit. These are their stories.
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit - Season 1
Season 1
1999 22 episodes
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit premiered on September 20, 1999 on NBC. Created by Dick Wolf, it is the first spin-off of Law & Order. It originally aired on Monday nights at 9 p.m. EST, but was moved to Friday nights at 10 p.m. after the 9th episode. Showrunner Robert Palm felt too disturbed by the subject matter and left after the season's conclusion.
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit - Season 2
Season 2
2000 21 episodes
As Neal Baer's first year producing the show, the second season was accompanied by drastic changes in tone. Additionally, the series began to increase its focus on trial scenes with the addition of an Assistant District Attorney for sex crimes to the cast.
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit - Season 3
Season 3
2001 23 episodes
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit - Season 4
Season 4
2002 25 episodes
The 4th season was the last season of the series to air on Friday nights at 10 p.m. ET.
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit - Season 5
Season 5
2003 25 episodes
The 5th season moved away from its Friday night slot to Tuesday nights at 10 p.m. ET. Casey Novak, the unit's longest serving ADA, was introduced in the fifth episode when Diane Neal joined the cast to fill the absence left by Stephanie March.
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit - Season 6
Season 6
2004 23 episodes
The 6th season was halfway through airing when Mariska Hargitay won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress - Television Series Drama, becoming the first regular cast member of any Law & Order series to win a Golden Globe.
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit - Season 7
Season 7
2005 22 episodes
The 7th season was critically the show's most successful season, both lead actors received nominations at the 2006 Emmy Awards with a win by Mariska Hargitay.
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit - Season 8
Season 8
2006 22 episodes
The 8th season saw the introduction of a new partner for Detective Stabler, early episodes of Season 8 took on a significantly different focus when compared to those of previous seasons.
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit - Season 9
Season 9
2007 19 episodes
The 9th season aired on Tuesday nights at 10:00 p.m. ET. Mariska Hargitay, having won a Golden Globe Award in 2005, received her second Golden Globe nomination for her work in the ninth season.
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit - Season 10
Season 10
2008 22 episodes
The 10th season was the last season of the show to occupy the Tuesday 10 p.m. timeslot.
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit - Season 11
Season 11
2009 24 episodes
The 11th season was moved from Tuesdays to Wednesdays at 9 p.m. ET. On March 3, 2010 SVU returned to its previous time slot of 10 p.m. ET. On January 22, 2010, in the wake of the conflict between Jay Leno and Conan O'Brien, NBC announced that they would order two additional episodes to fill in the gaps of the departing The Jay Leno Show.
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit - Season 12
Season 12
2010 24 episodes
This was the first season that the show did not air alongside the original Law & Order.
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit - Season 13
Season 13
2011 23 episodes
Season 13 dealt with the departure of Detective Elliot Stabler from the Special Victims Unit after a shooting in the squad room.
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit - Season 14
Season 14
2012 24 episodes
The series' landmark 300th episode aired this season on October 24, 2012, watched by 6.77 million total viewers. This is the first season of SVU to have any kind of crossover with now-ended Law & Order spinoff - Law & Order: Criminal Intent.
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit - Season 15
Season 15
2013 24 episodes
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit - Season 16
Season 16
2014 23 episodes
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit - Season 17
Season 17
2015 23 episodes
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit - Season 18
Season 18
2016 21 episodes
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit - Season 19
Season 19
2017 24 episodes
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit - Season 20
Season 20
2018 24 episodes
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit - Season 21
Season 21
2019 20 episodes
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit - Season 22
Season 22
2020 16 episodes
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit - Season 23
Season 23
2021 22 episodes
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit - Season 24
Season 24
2022 10 episodes