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Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders Season 2: Renewed or Cancelled?

August 18, 2018
4 min read

The new primetime crime show Law and order have conquered the television well, owing to not only the cast but also for bringing with it the legendary producer, Dick Wolf. The new real-time crime show that focuses on the 1993 Menendez Trial that remained a topic of interest for a long time in the United States of America back then. The case had all the answers from who murdered and how but was unable to unfold the “why” factor. Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders focuses on essentially this “why” factor.  The show starts the four-time Emmy Winner Edie Falco for the role of Leslie Abramson. With being a hit amongst the youngsters and adults and collecting as much as 6.6 million viewers, the show revealed the dark secrets and unsaid tales of the Menendez murder. The show gained an 8/10 rating on IMDB and an average of 1.04 rating. It started airing on 26th December 2017 and consists of 8 episodes of 1 hour each.

Law & Order True Crime the Menendez Murders Season 2 Cast: Who’s in it?

With the storyline not being finalized and the official announcement not being made yet, the cast has not been decided yet. The first season witnessed Miles Gaston Villanueva and Gus Halper as Lyle Menendez and Erik Menendez, Edie Falco as Leslie Abramson, the brother’s attorney and Sam Jaeger as Detective Les Zoeller amongst the others.

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Law & Order True Crime the Menendez Murders Season 2 Plot: What is it about?

The show focuses on the Menendez Murders of 1993. The case had gripped the population of The United States of America with its suspense. The show focuses on the story from the brother’s point of view, which was not showcased by the media. The plot follows a couple being murdered while watching the television and stumbled upon by their sons. This, however, is only the beginning. Once the sons confessed to the murder, the national obsession with the case was born, and the media followed it almost like a soap opera. The show essential features on “why” the murder occurred and the behind-the-scenes stories that unfolded with the two brothers. It seeks to humanize the killing and explain the reason it happened as everyone knew who did it, but the reason behind it was unclear. The show clears all the misconceptions and lies behind one of the greatest crimes of the century.

Law & Order True Crime the Menendez Murders Season 2 Release Date: When will it premiere?

The favorite crime show has gained an enormous fan base over the eight episodes it ran. Though there have been no official statements, Dick Wolf and René Balcer have revealed that they are already thinking about which case they can take up for the sequel of the show. In an interview, the showrunners revealed the various cases that they have discussed for the possible storyline of the second season. “The Tim McVeigh case, the Oklahoma bomber case: in light of what happened this weekend in Charlottesville, it’s very topical. This is going to be in discussions with the network, obviously. They are footing the bill for all of this.” Balcer said in an interview with EW. Let’s hope for news on confirmation of renewal. Watch this section for updates.

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Law & Order True Crime the Menendez Murders Season 2 Trailer:

The show has captured the audience the same way that the actual case did. Watch the Law & Order True Crime the Menendez Murders Season 1 trailer and see the different side to a story that had captured the nation for almost a decade. The series has not been renewed yet but is expected to be sometime in 2018. Watch out for news on the trailer here.