Law & Order Season 22: When is the series returning to NBC after its break?

Law & Order Season 22: When is the series returning to NBC after its break?
Credit: NBC

Is Law & Order Season 22 Episode 8 premiering sooner than you anticipated? Continue reading for more.

Ever since the premiere of the eighth episode, Chain of Command,” on November 17, 2022, viewers have been curious to know when the show will return to the network after this break. Especially if you remember what Dixon said in the episode, quote, “You know, he was awfully dressed up for a midnight smoke under the stars.” This dialogue alone implies and demonstrates that the upcoming episode will be more exciting than ever!Β 

Which fans have been patiently waiting and intrigued, like others, to know how the show will proceed further? If you are one of them, then you’ve come to the right place, as we’ve compiled all the information you’ll need to get a head start on the next episodes. Sadly, the fans have to wait for a few days more, as no new episodes of Law & Order Season 22 are airing this week. But don’t worry! Here is everything we know so far about the brand-new episode, which will resume later on NBC.

Law & Order Season 22: When is the series returning to NBC after its break?

Law & Order Season 22: When will the new episode begin airing on NBC?

The series will return to premiere its remaining episodes starting on December 8, 2022, with its 9th episode simply titled “The System,” at the same time scheduled every Thursday at 8/7c on NBC and Peacock. It will air alongside Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Season 23 and Law & Order: Organized Crime Season 3 on Thursday at different time slots, which will retain their 9/8c and 10/9c time slots, respectively.Β 

In the meantime, we suggest viewers watch the prior episodes in case the viewers haven’t been able to stream the new season yet. The official social media handle of the show also urges you to tune in and watch the season while it’s on a break, quoting, “Thanks for hanging with us. All-new episodes of #LawAndOrder, #SVU, and #OrganizedCrime return December 8 on @NBC!” Take a look at the official post below:

Law & Order Season 22 Episode 9: What to expect in the new episode?

The network has not released any official synopsis of the episode as of November 22, 2022. So, it is already assumed that the new episode will continue the plot from the previous episode in which the viewers got to see that when a decorated military veteran is found murdered in his own home, Cosgrove and Shaw collaborate with his daughter to find a crucial clue.

To make their case, Price and Maroun must untangle the stories of other service members connected to the victim. Hence, the plot will revolve and explore around the lives hanging in the balance as detectives and prosecutors pursue justice in New York City, investigating crimes and convicting perpetrators in cases ripped from the headlines. Take a look at the official promo below:Β 

Law & Order Season 22: A Quick Recap

Here’s what we know about Law & Order Season 22 episodes thus far if you haven’t been able to catch up with the episodes.

Episode 1: Gimme Shelter Part Three – September 22, 2022: The episode is directed by Alex Hall and written by Rick Eid & Gwen Sigan. It is estimated to be viewed by 4.69 million US viewers. According to the official synopsis, “A girl is shot and Cosgrove teams with Detective Jalen Shaw to track down her killer; Benson and Stabler assist and realize it’s more than a typical homicide; McCoy and Price seek justice against an international crime ring; part 3 of 3.” This episode concludes a crossover event that begins on the season three premiere of Law & Order: Organized Crime and continues on the season twenty-four premiere of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.

Episode 2: Battle Lines – September 29, 2022: The episode is directed by Milena Govich and written by Art Alamo. It is estimated to be viewed by 4.40 million US viewers. According to the official synopsis, “The daughter of a politician is found dead after an apparent mugging. Once Cosgrove and Shaw start to unravel the details behind her trip, they realize this isn’t a random act of violence. Price makes a risky move, and Maroun works to salvage their case.”Β 

Episode 3: Camouflage – October 6, 2022: The episode is directed by John Behring and written by Pamela Wechsler. It is estimated to be viewed by 4.06 million US viewers. According to the official synopsis, “A deadly subway shooting has Cosgrove and Shaw racing to find the culprit before another attack is orchestrated; Price and Maroun struggle to put their ethical principles aside when the U.S. Attorney’s office pushes for the death penalty in the case.”

Episode 4: Benefit of the Doubt – October 13, 2022: The episode is directed by Carl Weathers and written by Peter Blauner. It is estimated to be viewed by 4.09 million US viewers. According to the official synopsis, “When the young author of a tell-all book is found dead, Cosgrove asks a former mentor for help with the case; Price has an uphill battle in court when a search and seizure is deemed illegal.”

Episode 5: 12 Seconds – October 27, 2022: The episode is directed by David Grossman and written by Jonathan Collier. It is estimated to be viewed by 4.18 million US viewers. According to the official synopsis, “Cosgrove and Shaw piece together the clues of what happened to a murdered law student, uncovering a web of blackmail and lies; Price fights to have a piece of shocking testimony thrown out.”

Episode 6: Vicious Cycle – November 3, 2022: The episode is directed by Bethany Rooney and the teleplay is written by Pamela Wechsler & Rick Eid. The story is written by Pamela Wechsler. It is estimated to be viewed by 3.73 million US viewers. According to the official synopsis, “When a fashion designer is killed on the night of his boutique opening, Cosgrove and Shaw must track down a suspect with very little evidence and no witnesses; Maroun is shocked to find her own name on the defense’s witness list.”

Episode 7: Only the Lonely – November 10, 2022: The episode is directed by Elisabeth RΓΆhm and the teleplay is written by Pamela Wechsler & Jennifer Vanderbes. It is estimated to be viewed by 4.07 million US viewers. According to the official synopsis, “A crisis consultant who’s made many enemies on behalf of her clients is murdered; Price and Maroun must set aside the potential damage to a witness’s reputation to strengthen their case.”

Episode 8: Chain of Command – November 17, 2022: The episode is directed by Carlos Bernard and is written by Art Alamo & Gia Gordon. It is estimated to be viewed by 4.56 million US viewers. According to the official synopsis, “When a decorated military veteran is found murdered in his own home, Cosgrove and Shaw work with his daughter to uncover an important clue; Price and Maroun must untangle the stories of other service members to make their case.”

Law & Order Season 22: When is the series returning to NBC after its break?

Where to stream Law & Order Season 22?

When released, Law & Order Season 22 with the entire Law & Order franchise will air on NBC and later be available to watch on the official website based on the user’s location. Moreover, the viewers can also catch up with all the seasons of Law & Order, SVU, and Organized Crime on Peacock, Hulu Plus, and fuboTV.

All seasons of Law & Order, SVU, and Organized Crime are also available for renting or purchasing on Vudu or Amazon Instant Video, with a vast number of membership plans according to the preference of the users. Moreover, the series is also available to watch exclusively on NBC’s official website for free, where the episodes are published after they air on the TV channel.Β 

Let us know in the comments if you will be streaming new episodes of Law & Order Season 22 on NBC.Β 

Total
8
Shares