Elisabeth Rohm Joins the Cast of Wolf Films/Studios USA's 'Law & Order' for 12th Season

Apr 20, 2001, 01:00 ET from Studios USA

    WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif., April 20 /PRNewswire Interactive News Release/ --
 Elisabeth Rohm has joined the cast of the long-running Wolf Films/Studios USA
 acclaimed drama series "Law & Order" as the new Assistant District Attorney,
 it was announced today by Dick Wolf, creator and executive producer.  Rohm
 joins the cast beginning with the premiere of the series' 12th season, which
 begins production next week in New York City, and will air in the fall on the
 NBC Television Network.
     (Photo:  http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/19990519/STUDIOSUSA )
     Rohm's character is an extremely gifted intelligent and aggressive young
 prosecutor with Harvard Law Review on her resume and aspirations beyond the
 District Attorney's office.  She is paired with Executive A.D.A. Jack McCoy
 (Sam Waterston).  Rohm replaces Angie Harmon, who played A.D.A. Abbie
 Carmichael for the past three seasons.
     "I first worked with Liz four years ago and I have watched her develop
 into one of the finest young actresses working in television," Wolf said.
 "Both (executive producer/head writer) Barry Schindel and I look forward to
 introducing another new and unique member of the 'Law & Order' family."
     Rohm most recently starred on the TNT series "Bull."  Her credits also
 include the NBC mini-series "The 60's" as well as a recurring role on The WB
 series "Angel" as Detective Kate Lockley.  She also starred in the ABC daytime
 drama "One Life to Live."
     Currently in its eleventh season and regularly among the top five of all
 primetime network programs, "Law & Order" also holds the record for
 consecutive Outstanding Drama Series Emmy nominations (nine, winning in 1997),
 and is the longest-running current drama series on television.  With NBC's
 unprecedented pick up through 2005, "Law & Order" will become the
 longest-running police series and the second longest-running drama series in
 the history of television.
     Filmed on location in New York City, "Law & Order" is a Wolf Films
 production in association with Studios USA Television.  Wolf, Barry Schindel
 and Jeffrey Hayes are executive producers.  The series airs Wednesdays
 10:00-11:00 PM (ET/PT) on the NBC Television Network.
 
     Studios USA, a division of USA Networks Inc.'s (Nasdaq:   USAI)
 Entertainment unit, responsible for some of the biggest dramas, action and
 talk hits on television, consists of first-run production and distribution, as
 well as network development and production.
 
     For further information, please contact Neil Schubert of USA Television
 Production Group, 310-360-2507; or Pamela Golum of The Lippin Group/LA,
 323-965-1990 ext. 325, or Audrey Davis of The Lippin Group/NY, 212-986-7080,
 both for USA Television Production Group; or Caroline Perez of NBC,
 212-664-5019.
 
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    WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif., April 20 /PRNewswire Interactive News Release/ --
 Elisabeth Rohm has joined the cast of the long-running Wolf Films/Studios USA
 acclaimed drama series "Law & Order" as the new Assistant District Attorney,
 it was announced today by Dick Wolf, creator and executive producer.  Rohm
 joins the cast beginning with the premiere of the series' 12th season, which
 begins production next week in New York City, and will air in the fall on the
 NBC Television Network.
     (Photo:  http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/19990519/STUDIOSUSA )
     Rohm's character is an extremely gifted intelligent and aggressive young
 prosecutor with Harvard Law Review on her resume and aspirations beyond the
 District Attorney's office.  She is paired with Executive A.D.A. Jack McCoy
 (Sam Waterston).  Rohm replaces Angie Harmon, who played A.D.A. Abbie
 Carmichael for the past three seasons.
     "I first worked with Liz four years ago and I have watched her develop
 into one of the finest young actresses working in television," Wolf said.
 "Both (executive producer/head writer) Barry Schindel and I look forward to
 introducing another new and unique member of the 'Law & Order' family."
     Rohm most recently starred on the TNT series "Bull."  Her credits also
 include the NBC mini-series "The 60's" as well as a recurring role on The WB
 series "Angel" as Detective Kate Lockley.  She also starred in the ABC daytime
 drama "One Life to Live."
     Currently in its eleventh season and regularly among the top five of all
 primetime network programs, "Law & Order" also holds the record for
 consecutive Outstanding Drama Series Emmy nominations (nine, winning in 1997),
 and is the longest-running current drama series on television.  With NBC's
 unprecedented pick up through 2005, "Law & Order" will become the
 longest-running police series and the second longest-running drama series in
 the history of television.
     Filmed on location in New York City, "Law & Order" is a Wolf Films
 production in association with Studios USA Television.  Wolf, Barry Schindel
 and Jeffrey Hayes are executive producers.  The series airs Wednesdays
 10:00-11:00 PM (ET/PT) on the NBC Television Network.
 
     Studios USA, a division of USA Networks Inc.'s (Nasdaq:   USAI)
 Entertainment unit, responsible for some of the biggest dramas, action and
 talk hits on television, consists of first-run production and distribution, as
 well as network development and production.
 
     For further information, please contact Neil Schubert of USA Television
 Production Group, 310-360-2507; or Pamela Golum of The Lippin Group/LA,
 323-965-1990 ext. 325, or Audrey Davis of The Lippin Group/NY, 212-986-7080,
 both for USA Television Production Group; or Caroline Perez of NBC,
 212-664-5019.
 
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