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[06/26/17 - 11:35 PM]
Development Update: Monday, June 26
Updates include: Netflix cancels "Girlboss"; Penn Badgley to star in Lifetime's "You"; and Josh Charles is the latest bound for NBC's "Law & Order True Crime."

[06/23/17 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Friday, June 23
Updates include: ABC cancels "Downward Dog" after eight episodes; Lolita Davidovich, Heather Graham among latest cast in NBC's "Law & Order True Crime"; and Emily Rudd to lead "Olive Forever" at USA.

[06/22/17 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, June 22
Updates include: Freeform passes on "Greek: The Reunion" movie; Jessica Szohr to recur on Showtime's "Shameless"; and Jazmyn Simon cast in USA's "Psych: The Movie."

[06/19/17 - 12:20 PM]
NBC Announces Fall Premiere Dates for New 2017-18 Season
Said dates run from Monday, September 25 ("The Voice," "The Brave") through Friday, October 27 ("Blindspot"); plus two-hour "Dateline NBC" on Fridays pushes "Taken" to midseason.

[06/15/17 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, June 15
Updates include: ABC renews "The Toy Box" for a second season; USA orders pilot for "Olive Forever"; and Pearl Thusi to depart ABC's "Quantico."

[06/08/17 - 11:27 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, June 8
Updates include: Sam Jaeger boards "Law & Order True Crime" at NBC; Mickey Sumner cast in TNT's "Snowpiercer"; and NBC passes on comedy pilot "The Sackett Sisters."

[06/07/17 - 11:20 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, June 7
Updates include: FOX passes on second season for "24: Legacy"; Suleka Mathew to recur on TNT's "Claws"; and FOX's "The Exorcist" to lose four in season two.

[06/05/17 - 11:40 PM]
Development Update: Monday, June 5
Updates include: ESPN to air ABC comedy pilot "Jalen vs. Everybody" on Tuesday; Julianne Nicholson cast in NBC's "Law & Order True Crime"; and Lifetime pushes "UnReal" return to 2018.

[06/02/17 - 11:38 PM]
Development Update: Friday, June 2
Updates include: Leah Remini in, Erinn Hayes out on "Kevin Can Wait"; Anthony Edwards signs onto NBC's "Law & Order True Crime"; and Michele Fazekas, Tara Butters ink new overall deal with ABC Studios.

[05/30/17 - 11:48 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, May 30
Updates include: WGN America cancels "Underground"; Miles Gaston Villanueva joins NBC's "Law & Order True Crime"; and Aeysha Carr sells "The Studio" to Showtime.

[05/30/17 - 03:40 PM]
NBC Scuttles "This Is Us" Move, More Fall Changes
"Superstore," "The Good Place" and "Chicago Fire" will head to Thursday nights instead.

[05/14/17 - 09:30 AM]
NBC Launches Into 2017-18 Elevating Its Winning Lineup with New Shows, Impressive Auspices, and Bold Scheduling Moves
New dramas "Brave" and "Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders" are set to bow this fall.

[04/17/17 - 11:37 PM]
Development Update: Monday, April 17
Updates include: D.L. Hughley signs onto "Brothered Up" at CBS; Gus Halper cast as Erik Menendez in NBC's "Law & Order: True Crime"; and AMC's "The Walking Dead" promotes three to series regulars.

[03/31/17 - 11:42 PM]
Development Update: Friday, March 31
Updates include: NBC revises various summer premieres; Ed Weeks to star in FOX's "LA --> Vegas"; and Wrenn Schmidt cast in Hulu's "The Looming Tower."

[02/03/17 - 12:43 PM]
Four-Time Emmy Award Winner Edie Falco Cast in NBC's "Law & Order: True Crime - The Menendez Murders"
She'll play tenacious defense attorney Leslie Abramson in the eight-episode series.

[01/18/17 - 11:41 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, January 18
Updates include: Holland Taylor joins Audience's "Mr. Mercedes"; Tony Plana to visit NBC's "Superstore"; and Hamish Linklater is bound for "Fargo" at FX.

[07/15/16 - 11:41 PM]
Development Update: July 14-15
Updates include: Andy Samberg, HBO reteam for "Tour de Pharmacy"; Sandrine Holt joins the cast of "MacGyver" at CBS; and Max Minghella, Ann Dowd both board Hulu's "The Handmaid's Tale."

[04/06/16 - 02:20 PM]
NBC, Dick Wolf Develop "Law & Order" True Crime Anthology Series: The Menendez Brothers Murder Case Up First
The eight-episode anthology series currently in development will focus on Lyle and Erik Menendez, brothers who were convicted of murdering their parents and sentenced to life imprisonment without the possibility of parole in 1996.







LAW & ORDER TRUE CRIME (NBC)
Premieres Tuesday, September 26
BROADCAST HISTORY:
9/26/17 - ???
STATUS:
new this fall (yet to premiere)
TIME SLOT:
tuesdays from 10:00 PM-11:00 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (8 episodes)
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:
· 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
· Heather Graham as Judalon Smyth
· James DuMont as Brian Anderson
· Josh Charles as Jerome Oziel
· Julianne Nicholson as Jill Lansing
· Larry Cedar as Milton Andersen
· Lolita Davidovich as Kitty Menendez
· Miles Gaston Villanueva as Lyle Menendez
· Molly Hagan as Joan Vandermolen
· 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