NBCU Domestic Television taking SVU to syndication


NBC Universal Domestic Television Distribution has sold Dick Wolf’s hit procedural drama "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" to the Fox Television Stations in the nation’s top markets, as well as stations from other leading broadcast groups for weekday runs starting in fall 2009, it was announced by Barry Wallach, President, NBC Universal Domestic Television Distribution.

The announcement comes on the heels of "Law & Order: Special Victim Unit’s" debut this season in weekend broadcast syndication.

"Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" is a Wolf Films production in association with Universal Media Studios and is Dick Wolf’s highest-rated series of the "Law and Order" brand.

"SVU" has been sold to the Fox O&O stations in New York, LA Chicago, Dallas, Washington D.C., Houston, Phoenix, Minneapolis, Orlando and Baltimore. The series has also been sold in 18 of the nation’s top 20 markets, as well as to stations from CBS, Sinclair, Sunbeam, Belo, Hearst, Granite, Capitol, Local TV and more.