E! News has confirmed that Law & Order has been canceled.
The upcoming season of Dick Wolf’s brainchild would have been its 21st, passing Gunsmoke as the longest-running TV drama series in history. (The Simpsons holds the longevity record for any scripted series.)
NBC has not yet responded to a call seeking comment.
Later, we’ll take a walk down memory lane and look back at some of our favorite episodes, episodes that we assume that you’ll be able to see on TNT in perpetuity, probably while you’re supposed to be doing something else.