How many 'Law and Order' series are there?

For those who are new to the franchise, there are seven shows in the 'Law & Order' franchise

How many 'Law and Order' series are there?
Cast of the original 'Law & Order' cast (NBC)
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With 'Law & Order: SVU' set to premiere with Season 24 later this week (September 22), NBC's most decorated franchise adds one more season to its already extensive list of shows and spin-offs. The crime drama created by Dick Wold has spawned multiple pieces of content after starting off with 'Law & Order' that make for well over 1,000 hours of programming.

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For those who are new to the franchise, there are seven shows in the 'Law & Order' franchise. Adding to that are five TV-to-video game adaptations and four foreign adaptations that further highlight the quality and the success the shows have seen over the last two decades.

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How many 'Law & Order' series are there?

Of the seven series the franchise has greenlit over the years, 'Law & Order', 'Law & Order: SVU', and 'Law & Order: Organized Crime' are currently running on NBC. The previous series that were completed include — 'Law & Order: Criminal Intent', 'Law & Order: Trial by Jury', 'Law & Order: LA', and 'Law & Order True Crime'. While the OG show and SVU have seen 21 and 23 seasons respectively, 'Organized Crime' is relatively new with just two seasons aired since April 2021

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In addition to the shows, there were enough game adaptations as well. 'Law & Order: Dead on the Money', 'Law & Order: Double or Nothing', 'Law & Order: Justice Is Served', 'Law & Order: Criminal Intent', and 'Law & Order: Legacies' were all based on the concept of crime investigation and interrogating the witness. When it comes to foreign adaptations, 'Law & Order: UK' is regarded as one of the hit shows. Starring Bradley Walsh, Harriet Walter, Freema Agyeman, Jamie Bamber, and Dominic Rowan, the show premiered in 2009.

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Per Ranker, the synopsis read, "This British adaptation of Law & Order doesn't follow the character's personal lives, instead prioritizing major plots about investigations and prosecutions. Like its American counterpart, the series features a police portion and a trial portion each episode."

 'Law & Order: SVU' airs September 22 along with 'Law & Order: Organized Crime' Season 3 and 'Law & Order' reboot.

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