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LAW & ORDER TRUE CRIME: THE MENENDEZ MURDERS [UPDATED]
Air Date: Tuesday, September 26, 2017
Time Slot: 10:01 PM-11:00 PM EST on NBC
Episode Title: (#101) "EPISODE 1"
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"LAW & ORDER TRUE CRIME: THE MENENDEZ MURDERS"

"EPISODE 1" ORIGINAL

09/26/2017 (10:01PM - 11:00PM) (Tuesday) : PREMIERE- ALL EYES ARE ON LYLE AND ERIK MENENDEZ WHEN THEIR PARENTS ARE BRUTALLY MURDERED - After Jose and Kitty Menendez (Carlos Gomez and Lolita Davidovich) are found murdered in their upscale Beverly Hills home, their eldest son, Lyle (Miles Gaston Villanueva), maintains a stoic appearance while his younger brother, Erik (Gus Helper), struggles to deal with overwhelming grief. As detectives Les Zoeller (Sam Jaeger) and Tom Linehan (Cliff Chamberlain) search for the killers, evidence begins to suggest that Lyle and Erik may be the prime suspects. Meanwhile, a tenacious and energetic defense attorney, Leslie Abramson (Edie Falco), takes an interest in the case. Josh Charles, Heather Graham, Anthony Edwards, Elizabeth Reaser, Chris Bauer and Constance Marie also star. TV-14 L, S, V

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LAW & ORDER TRUE CRIME (NBC)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
9/26/17 - 11/14/17
STATUS:
canceled/ended (2017-2018 season)
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
SEASON(S):
1 (8 episodes, 0 of which have yet to air)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
a show on hiatus for longer than 12 months - without any news about its future - is assumed to be canceled
DESCRIPTION:
(from NBC's press release, May 2017) Starring the incomparable Emmy and Golden Globe Award winner Edie Falco ("The Sopranos," "Nurse Jackie"), this new eight-episode true-crime installment of the powerhouse "Law & Order" franchise delivers a gripping in-depth dramatization of the notorious murder case that changed America forever. When the Menendez brothers were tried on national TV for brutally killing their parents in Beverly Hills, their story became a national obsession. Now, the first edition of this anthology series delves into the players, the crime and the media circus, detailing the day-to-day battles of the trial and unveiling the shocking truth of what really went down when the cameras stopped rolling. Rene Balcer will write and executive produce. Lesli Linka Glatter will direct and executive produce. Dick Wolf, Peter Jankowski and Arthur W. Forney also executive produce. "Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders" is produced by Universal Television and Wolf Films.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Anna Osceola as Noelle Terlesky
· Anthony Edwards as Stanley Weisberg
· Carlos Gomez as Jose Menendez
· Constance Marie as Marta Cano
· Dominic Flores as Henry Llano
· Edie Falco as Leslie Abramson
· Elizabeth Reaser as Pam Bozanich
· Gus Halper as Erik Menendez
· Harry Hamlin as Barry Levin
· Heather Graham as Judalon Smyth
· James DuMont as Brian Anderson
· Josh Charles as Jerome Oziel
· Josh Stamberg as Robert Rand
· Julianne Nicholson as Jill Lansing
· Kate Beahan as Diane Sawyer
· Keong Sim as Lester Kuriyama
· Larry Cedar as Milton Andersen
· Lolita Davidovich as Kitty Menendez
· Mark Moses as Gil Garcetti
· Miles Gaston Villanueva as Lyle Menendez
· Molly Hagan as Joan Vandermolen
· Robin Thomas as David Conn
· Rya Kihlstedt as Cindy Erdelyi
· Sam Jaeger as Les Zoeller
· Sterling Beaumon as Glenn Stevens
CREW INFORMATION:
· Arthur W. Forney as EP
· Dick Wolf as CRTR/EP
· Lesli Linka Glatter as DIR (Pilot)
· Peter Jankowski as EP
· Rene Balcer as CRTR/EP
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Universal Television
· Wolf Films