10/30/2013 09:08 am ET Updated Oct 30, 2013

'Law & Order' Revival? Dick Wolf Says 'Never Say Never'


Dick Wolf, the man behind NBC's successful "Law & Order" franchise, "Chicago Fire" and the upcoming "Chicago PD," has the magic touch when it comes to procedural TV.

The original "Law & Order" ran for 20 seasons before getting canceled by NBC without much of a goodbye. Could it return?

"Never say never," Wolf told TV Guide. "I think the show is as valid today as it ever was. And there's nothing like it on. That format is still bulletproof. I'd love to, but no one's calling to say, 'We want to order more.' But you never know."

"Law & Order: SVU" is the only "Law & Order" series still on TV, it's now in its 15th season and still going strong. Other spinoffs included "Law & Order: Los Angeles," "Law & Order: Criminal Intent," "Law & Order: Trial By Jury" and "Conviction."

NBC is known for reviving properties -- albeit not always successfully. The network's remade "Ironside" was recently canceled. "Prime Suspect" didn't make it too far either. The network is working on a new version of "Murder, She Wrote" for next season starring Octavia Spencer. NBC is also reportedly looking at reviving "Remington Steele."

Head over to TV Guide for more.



'Law and Order: SVU'