The series will become the longest-running primetime live-action series in television history.
The record defeats the longstanding previous mark of 20 seasons set by “Law & Order” (1990-2010) and “Gunsmoke” (1955-75).
The announcement for the renewal was made by Paul Telegdy and George Cheeks, Co-Chairmen, NBC Entertainment.
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“We tip our cap to Dick Wolf, Mariska Hargitay and the amazing cast and crew of ‘Svu,’ who now all go into the record book,” Telegdy and Cheeks said.
“This incredible run is an example of what happens when producers, writers, and actors all come together and create a show that, year after year, speaks to its audience in a powerful way. We couldn’t be more proud of this remarkable achievement.”
“As ‘Svu’ moves into its third decade,