'Law & Order: SVU' Showrunner Neal Baer Signs Big Overall Deal With CBS TV Studios

After 16 years at NBC — 5 on ER and 11 on Law & Order: SVU — Neal Baer is heading to CBS. In a competitive situation, Baer has signed a three-year overall deal with CBS Television Studios. The pact, said to be in the high-seven figures, includes development as well as showrunner services. It starts on June 2, a day after Baer’s contract on SVU expires. Baer has been the executive producer/showrunner on SVU since the series’ second season. With him departing and the deals of stars Mariska Hargitay and Christopher Meloni up at the end of this season, the future of the veteran NBC crime drama is in limbo. (more…)

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