Law And Order: SVU is doing a Weinstein episode, still hasn't aired its Trump episode

The Law & Order brand used to pride itself on its “ripped from the headlines” plots, which gave its various shows countless opportunities to weigh in on hot-button topics while keeping enough distance from reality to avoid looking like it was actually exploiting real victims. Unfortunately, whatever power “ripped from…

Law And Order: SVU’s Trump episode won’t air this season (if at all)

According to The Hollywood Reporter, NBC has released the list of Law & Order: SVU episodes left to air in its current season, but there’s one notable—and wholly predictable—absence: “Unstoppable,” a.k.a. the Trump episode. The episode features Gary Cole as a Trump-like politician whose campaign is threatened when…

Dick Wolf doesn’t seem to care if NBC airs its SVU Trump episode

Though Jimmy Fallon playfully tousling the loose pile of cat fur on Donald Trump’s head was probably the most famous instance of NBC totally fawning over the now-president-elect, it’s far from the only example. One of the more interesting ones is the saga of “Unstoppable,” a Law & Order: SVU episode based around the…