EXCLUSIVE: Bryan Goluboff, who served as co-executive producer at NBC Law & Order: SVUmoves to spin-off Law & Order: Organized Crime Viaexecutive producer and showrunner for the upcoming third season.
Goluboff replaces Barry O’Brien, who was named interim showrunner in late February. Having joined the series as a co-executive producer in November, O’Brien was asked to take on the lead role and wrap up the season after previous showrunner Ilene Chaiken’s departure. O’Brien will continue Organized crime as writer/executive producer for season 3.
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Two of the three from NBC Law The series will have new showrunners in the new season. Franchise veteran Warren Leight resigned at the end of production on Law & Order: SVU’is the current season, wrapping up his second stint as showrunner on the long-running drama. No replacement has yet been named.
L&O: organized crime it is No. 1 in its Thursday 10 p.m. timeslot in key shows for adults, including 18-49, and is the highest-rated sophomore streaming series on Live+7 among adults 18-49.
The spin-off brought SVUChristopher Meloni’s Elliot Stabler character returns to the fold in the NYPD’s organized crime unit. The series follows detectives from the Organized Crime Control Bureau as they work to dismantle New York City’s most vicious and violent illegal businesses.
Danielle Moné Truitt, Ainsley Seiger and Nona Parker Johnson also star.
Dick Wolf is an executive producer along with Goluboff, John Polson, Meloni, O’Brien, Arthur W. Forney and Peter Jankowski. Law & Order: Organized Crime is produced by Wolf Entertainment and Universal Television, a division of the Universal Studio Group.
Goluboff joined Law & Order: SVU as co-executive producer beginning in season 13, working closely with Warren Leight and Julie Martin. He also served as an executive producer on the country music drama series. George and Tammand, starring Jessica Chastain and Michael Shannon, who is currently shooting for Spectrum and Paramount Network, and worked as a writer/producer on the first two seasons of sir mercedes for the audience network. Other television credits include in treatment, crush and the matter. On the film side, she wrote the script for the basketball diaries, starring Leonardo DiCaprio, which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival. Goluboff, who teaches at NYU, is represented by Rain Management Group and Yorn, Levine, Barnes.
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