The thirteenth season of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit is returning to the Universal Channel in the UK. The NBC Universal owned channel has announced that they will resume airing the thirteenth season of the series on Sunday March 11th at 10pm with the episode Spiralling Down.
The last surviving remnant of Dick Wolf’s Law & Order franchise, Special Victims Unit stars Mariska Hargitay, Dann Florek, Ice T, Richard Belzer, Danny Pino and Kelli Giddish and revolves around the activities of the Manhattan Special Victims Unit of the NYPD, which investigates sexualy based offences. This season is the first no to feature Christopher Meloni, who had been with the show for its first twelve seasons.
The series is one of NBC’s highest rated scripted series in the United States and is expected to be renewed for a fourteenth season by the network by the time of their upfront presentation in May.