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Law & Order Vet S. Epatha Merkerson to Head Up NBC's Chicago Med

After years of playing a lieutenant,Law & Order alumna S. Epatha Merkerson is moving to the world of medicine. The actress will star in the potential Chicago Fire spinoff Chicago Med, which will be introduced this season as an hour of the mothership series. Per our sister site Deadline, Merkerson will appear in Episode 19 [] //

NBC Might Be Considering a Law & Order Revival

  NBC may be considering reviving the original Law & Order for a ten-episode limited series. According to Deadline, there's no official plan in place or active development, but there is "movement" on the idea, and both Chris Noth and Sam Waterston have reportedly been approached to reprise their roles. It's not a half-bad idea, really: L&O creator Dick Wolf has three dramas currently on NBC and another in the works, limited rerurns of canceled series are very trendy right now, and America's appetite for crime procedurals remains high. If only there were a way to bring Claire Kincaid back from the dead ...   //

Almost All of the Orange Is the New Black Cast Was on Law & Order at Some Point

  Inspired by an impressive Autostraddle list, Nerve has combed through the massive Law & Order archives to create the ultimate supercut of all the guest appearances. Guess what? Many of them have experience playing criminals.   Read More...   //

Dennis Farina, 'Law & Order' Star, Dead at 69

Actor Dennis Farina, who starred as Detective Joe Fontana on "Law & Order," has died, his publicist told TheWrap on Monday. He was 69. Farina died suddenly Monday morning in Scottsdale, Ariz., after suffering a blood clot in his lung, Farina's publicist said. He' survived by three sons, six grandchildren and Marianne Cahill, described as "the love of his life of 35 years." Read More... //

'Hunger Games,' 'Law & Order' Actors Join History's 'Vikings'

The History Channel is bulking up its "Vikings" cast with two new castings for Season 2. Read More... //

Revenge Signs Law and Order Star

Revenge 's Conrad Grayson had best look out as his soon-to-be ex-wife Victoria has just signed with a powerful divorce attorney. Actor Courtney B. Vance , already known for his legal ... //

'Community' to Do 'Law and Order'-Themed Episode

The Greendale gang will embark on a crime investigation as they believe that their science experiment is sabotaged. //

First Look: Law & Order: Legacies Video Game

Law & Order was one of TV's longest running shows, spawned four spinoffs, continues to air in repeats almost around the clock — and is still growing. The upcoming video game Law & Order: Legacies brings together an all-star lineup of cops and lawyers, including NYPD detectives ... //

'Law & Order': Get ready for the biggest 'complete series' DVD set ever

We don't write a lot about DVD releases here at Zap2it, but the sheer size of this one demands a little attention.On Nov. 8, you'll be able to take home a complete-series set of the original "Law & Order" -- provided you can find room for it in your house. The set will include all 20 seasons -- that's 456 episodes, and an untold number of "chung-chungs" -- on a whopping 104 DVDs. Watching every episode back-to-back would take you more than two weeks.The set includes 11 seasons (more than half of the show's run) that haven't been previously released on DVD, so it earns points for not duplicating the collections people might already have. Among the extras are an interview with creator Dick Wolf about the genesis of the series, the show's "Homicide: Life on the Street" crossover episodes, a tribute to Jerry Orbach and a feature called "America's Top Sleuths."There's no word yet... //

Law & Order Alum Linus Roache to Reprise Role on SVU

Court is back in session for Law & Order 's Linus Roache . The actor, who played ADA Michael Cutter for three seasons on the flagship series, will reprise his role on an upcoming episode of Law & Order: SVU ...  //