5USA Sets Premiere Date For ‘Law & Order: Special Victims Unit’ Season 18

The eighteenth season of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit will premiere on 5USA on Thursday November 21st at 9pm, it has been announced.

Created by Dick Wolf, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit revolves around the activities of the Manhattan Special Victims Unit of the NYPD, which investigates sexually based offences. The drama series is produced by Universal Television and stars Mariska Hargitay, Ice T, Peter Scanavino, Kelli Giddish and Raul Esparza. The eighteenth season has previously aired in the UK on Universal TV.

In the opening episode of the eighteenth season, titled Terrorized, a young boy is found wandering alone in Central Park and the search for his parents leads to startling evidence of a planned mass casualty event in the city. As the SVU works with the joint-terrorism task force to find the suspects and the motive, Lt. Benson must also convince Barba to address allegations of rape and torture the boy’s mother discloses. Peter Gallagher, Robert John Burke, Elizabeth Marvel, Natia Dune and Marc Damon Johnson guest star.

TVWise’s UK Premiere Dates page has been updated with this new information.