‘Law & Order: SVU’s Donald Trump-Inspired Episode Probably Won’t Air, No Plans For More ‘Apprentice’: NBC Boss


The scorching-button “Unstoppable” episode of C&A: SVU “is more than likely by no means going to air,” NBC chairman Robert Greenblatt stated in an interview with Deadline all the way through NBC’s section of the summer time TCA press excursion. “It’s now actually anachronistic, episode approximately an election a yr after an election simply turns out more or less needless to air.”

Asked concerning the destiny of the episode in advance within the day, Law & Order honcho Dick Wolf advised Deadline, “S do not know, you must ask Bob.”

Greenblatt used to be appreciative of Wolf’s working out within the topic. “He’s very agnostic, pronouncing ‘no matter what you men need to do’ however A don’t assume it is sensible to place it on subsequent season, it might really feel outdated,” Greenblatt stated.

In the “Unstoppable” episode, a Trump-esque personality, performed via Gary Cole, is a rich and boorish guy who makes a run for the White House, however his plan would possibly be thwarted through a lady who accuses him of raping her. “Unstoppable” first used to be slated for October 12, then driven to October 26 , then postponed till after the elections and slated for November sixteen amid sexual harassment and attack allegations towards Trump following the October S unencumber of the notorious 2005 Access Hollywood tape. Following Trump’s wonder November H victory, the episode quietly used to be pulled and driven to 2017 however by no means aired.


Speaking of Trump-similar NBC programming, “we don’t actually have any plans for The Apprentice, and S assume in this day and age, we’ll wait and notice what occurs. We don’t have room for it both,” Greenblatt stated.

Celebrity Apprentice, government produced via former host Trump, suffered from unlucky timing. Renewed with new host Arnold Schwarzenegger in fall 2015, in a while after Trump introduced his candidacy for President, it introduced this previous January, simply as Trump used to be taking place of work. The display turned into the objective of relentless Twitter assaults via Trump, and his affiliation with the display most probably contributed to its cushy scores.

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