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Mariska Hargitay Excites Fans with Post Announcing Three More Seasons of NBC's 'Law & Order: SVU’

Stephen Thompson
Feb 29, 2020
01:30 A.M.

Just when you think NBC's "Law and Order: SVU" is coming to an end, BOOM! Mariska Hargitay makes one Instagram post, and fans cannot contain their excitement.

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NBC's "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" is more than just a television drama series. The live-action series has become a defining feature of Mariska Hargitay's acting career after winning her multiple awards and nominations, including a Primetime Emmy and a Golden Globe.

 Mariska Hargitay at the Samsung Gives Annual Charity Gala at The Manhattan Center on September 19, 2019 in New York City | Photo: Getty Images

Mariska Hargitay at the Samsung Gives Annual Charity Gala at The Manhattan Center on September 19, 2019 in New York City | Photo: Getty Images

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In the Dick Wolf's produced television series, Hargitay plays the role of Captain Olivia Benson, the officer in charge of the Special Victims Unit located in a fictionalized version of the New York City Police Department.

They say all good things must come to an end, but the end of the crime drama is at least three years away, according to the 56-years-old actress's Instagram page.

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Just recently, the actress who has been a producer on the show since 2014, revealed the much-loved series would be running for three more years. The reveal was shared in a photo with the caption:

"Mic drop. Boom. Dun dun. Any of them will do. Thank you @NBC #SVU21 ➡️#SVU24 #Epic."

The new lease given to the series would consolidate Hargitay's position as the longest-running character in a primetime live-action series, smashing the records set by James Arness and Milburn Stone in "Gunsmoke" and as well as Kelsey Grammer in "Frasier Crane."

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The 2018-19 season of the crime drama is the television's #1 most-watched series and averages 6.5 million viewers worldwide.

The Hollywood Reporter revealed that the Richard Anthony Wolf, creator of the actioned packed television drama, got a new deal with Universal Television.

The awarding winning actress married Peter Herman in 2004 and has three children - August Miklos Friedrich Hermann, Amaya Josephine, and Andrew Nicolas Hargitay Hermann.

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The mother of three also took the time to appreciate the support and state her commitment. In another Instagram post, she wrote:

"Thank you @peterblauner for your words, #JeanDeSegonzac for your vision, and to #SVUCastAndCrew for always going the distance."

As Hargitay gets ready for the camera, producer Dick Wolf is also getting set to manage a large production contract.

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The Hollywood Reporter revealed that the Richard Anthony Wolf, creator of the actioned packed television drama, got a new deal with Universal Television.

He

got a massive five year deal

to keep working on NBC's Law & Order: SVU, Chicago PD, Chicago Fire, and Chicago Med, and CBS' FBI and spinoff FBI: Most Wanted.

The 73 years old creator of the Chicago franchise was thrilled to accept the new deal and was grateful to Universal Television.

Fans can't wait to see what the creator and crew would come up with, but everyone excepts it to be massive!

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