‘Law & Order: SVU': Roger Ailes-Inspired Episode in a Works

Law Order: SVU is pulling from a headlines during Fox News for an arriving episode.

The long-running procedural is building an part desirous by suspended CEO Roger Ailes and a liaison that led to his exit from a channel final year, sources endorse to THR.

The part is centered on a absolute conduct of a news network, Howard Coyle, who has a past; a womanlike anchor during a network who is carrying a dim secret; and a immature up-and-coming anchor peaceful to do anything to get ahead.

NBC declined to comment. TVLine was a initial to news a episode.

Longtime Fox News anchor Gretchen Carlson famously sued Ailes and Fox News final year, claiming that she was dismissed after rejecting passionate advances from Ailes. As allegations from other females during a wire news network surfaced, Ailes eventually stepped down from his post, while Carlson staid out of court.

Multiple Ailes-inspired projects have popped adult since, many particularly a singular array from Blumhouse Productions, Tom McCarthy and Gabriel Sherman, one of a pivotal reporters stating on a Ailes scandal, as good as a scripted film from a writers behind The Big Short. Earlier this week, THR broke that a doc about Ailes is in a works from Going Clear filmmaker Alex Gibney.

This is only a latest SVU part to lift from a headlines this season. The second part of deteriorate 18 was loosely desirous by Making a Murderer, and a NBC play has a Donald Trump-inspired part in a can that has been behind given late October. Earlier this month, executive writer Dick Wolf sounded confident that a episode, that stars Gary Cole as a now-president, would atmosphere in a spring, “But we don’t know,” he said.

Law Order: SVU celebrates the 400th part subsequent month.