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[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 in Fall 2017 (Exact Date TBA)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
???
STATUS:
new this fall (yet to premiere)
TIME SLOT:
thursdays 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:
· Edie Falco as Leslie Abramson
· Gus Halper as Erik Menendez
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