Law & Order Vet Sam Waterston to Bring Jack McCoy to SVU Season 19

Law Order SVU Sam Waterston Return Jack McCoy Season 19

These are their stories… and some are so good, you wanna hear ’em again: Law & Order alum Sam Waterston will reprise his role from that series on an upcoming episode of SVU‘s Season 19, TVLine has learned.

Waterston’s Jack McCoy will appear in a midseason-or-later installment of the spinoff procedural, executive producer Julie Martin told reporters during an SVU press event Wednesday, adding that the script hasn’t been written yet.

McCoy was a prosecutor in the District Attorney’s office for 16 seasons on the Dick Wolf-created original series. He has appeared in three SVU episodes, the last being Season 11’s “Torch.”

Waterston’s post-L&O career includes roles on The Newsroom and his current gig, Grace and Frankie.

NBC’s SVU returns on Wednesday, Sept. 27, at 9/8c under the new leadership of showrunner Michael Chernuchin. The upcoming season includes appearances by SVU vet Dean Winters and guest stars Will Chase (Nashville), Annabeth Gish (The X-Files) and Brooke Shields (Suddenly Susan).

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