Legislation & Order: Organized Crime has named its fifth showrunner.
Veteran showrunner John Shiban (Ozark, The X-Information) has been tapped to take over the helm of the fourth season of the Dick Wolf procedural. Shiban replaces David Graziano, with the SVU grad taking up the rest of season three for Sean Jablonski.
Jablonski, who departed the Chris Meloni-led spinoff after inventive variations, changed Bryan Goluboff. Goluboff stepped in for Barry O’Brien, who was tapped as interim showrunner after authentic showrunner Ilene Chaiken departed.
Shiban joins Organized Crime after profitable runs on Netflix’s Ozark, the place he earned an Emmy nomination and WGA Award, and time on Hulu’s Shut Eye, The X-Information, Breaking Dangerous, DaVinci’s Demons, Hell on Wheels, The Vampire Diaries and Supernatural. As a director, he’s helmed episodes of Higher Name Saul, NOS4A2 and Shut Eye.
L&O: Organized Crime is scheduled to return midseason on NBC, although it’s unclear exactly when “midseason” is given the influence of each the writers strike and the continuing performers work stoppage.
Dick Wolf and his Wolf Leisure banner exec produces Organized Crime by way of his wealthy total cope with Common Tv. Exec producers additionally embody star Meloni, Wolf Leisure’s Arthur W. Forney and Peter Jankowski in addition to Shiban and Paul Cabbad.
Eight of Wolf’s 9 broadcast scripted originals, save for Organized Crime, reopened writers rooms Oct. 4. New showrunners have been additionally put in for NBC’s Chicago Fireplace and CBS’ FBI: Worldwide. With Shiban now put in, Organized Crime will now chart the trail to returning to work on scripts.