Thursday, July 25, 2024

Exclusive: More Disorder at “Organized Crime” as 5th Showrunner Reportedly Out (UPDATED)


UPDATED: I reported this story exclusively at 3:38PM Pacific Time on Friday. A couple of hours later, stole it from this site and labelled it ‘exclusive.’ This is what I have to deal with all the time, especially from Deadline, where the people claim to be my friends. Good lord.

What Deadline won’t say, but I’ve said all along, is that no one knows what “Organized Crime” is about. Even after all these episodes, “OC” stands as an add-on to “SVU.” The Benson-Stabler non romance is what drives any viewers to it. They just keep replacing showrunners hoping to figure out a raison d’etre for this show.


Well. You get to Hollywood and there’s plenty of news.

The TV types out here tell me the showrunner for “Law & Order Organized Crime” is out.

Steve JablonskI was the 5th person assigned to guide Chris Meloni’s cop show. These producers are like Murphy Brown’s secretaries!

What next? A former OC EP was spotted around Dick Wolf’s Den recently. Bit who knows?

if anyone does let me know at

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Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.

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