‘Law & Order: SVU’: How Do Fans Really Feel About the Show’s Renewal?

Law & Order: SVU is a show unlike any other. It’s been around for 21 seasons and it looks like it’ll be around even longer now. The hit NBC series has been renewed for an additional three seasons. Read on to learn how fans feel about this amazing moment in history.

‘Law & Order: SVU’ is renewed for 3 more seasons

Mariska Hargitay
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The longest-running live-action primetime show to date is doing the unthinkable by being renewed. Not to mention, the renewal is for three more seasons of the groundbreaking series. Dick Wolf, who is the mind behind it all, has signed a deal with studio Universal Television, according to Deadline. The deal also includes a renewal for another three seasons of the hit Chicago drama series as well.

Season 21 of ‘SVU’ is groundbreaking for more than 1 reason

Not only is the current season groundbreaking, but it’s also different for another big reason as well. Olivia Benson (Mariska Hargitay) is the longest-running character in a live-action primetime series. Many fans watch just for Hargitay herself. The character has an enormous following, and that goes for the actress that plays her as well.

How do fans really feel about the renewal of ‘SVU’?

Fans of the hit series can’t stop talking about the renewal. Mariska Hargitay posted an image in celebration of the show’s continuation that says, “Three more seasons.” People couldn’t help but comment in large numbers sharing their love for the series and Hargitay herself.

“Mic drop. Boom. Dun dun. Any of them will do. Thank you @NBC #SVU21 ➡️#SVU24 #Epic,” Hargitay captioned the post.

Viewers seem to love the show and Hargitay herself. “Whatttttttt you are a something you mighty mighty warrior,” an Instagram user wrote.

One fan was disappointed that the series has only been renewed for three seasons. “Just 3? Or 3 for now? I never want it to end,” another user said.

Fans appreciate all of Hargitay’s hard work on the series. “You’re the hardest working woman in showbiz. Congratulations on all of your success, you sure have earned it,” someone else wrote.

‘You’re not dun dun yet’

Emotions are running high. “I’M SCREAMING!! Best news ever! Best SVU Thursday ever! Sooo happy! You’re not DUN DUN yet👏🏻😭🤧,” an Instagram user said.

Another fan can’t imagine the day when the show could be canceled. “I’m not emotionally prepared for the day when the last ever season is announced DON’T DO THIS TO US,” someone else chimed in.

Fans seem to be more than a little excited at the prospect of another three years of SVU. “Yasss!!! Three more years of giving survivors a voice and telling survivors’ stories!!! This is such an important, meaningful show. ♥️ So grateful to you, the Captain of the ship and everyone who made this possible,” an Instagram user commented.

Viewers of the series know that Hargitay deserves praise for her hard work over the years. “You deserve this!!!!! Can’t wait to see you grace my screen for 3 more seasons!!!! 😩💖💞💓,” someone else said.

Fans of Law & Order: SVU are more than happy about the show getting an additional three more seasons.