NBC will bring back the Universal TV drama “Law & Order” next season, the show’s fifth.The series, from producer Dick Wolf, is averaging an 11.3 rating/19 share in Nielsen season to date. “Law” underwent several cast changes this year and is expected to experience more with the much-discussed departure of Michael Moriarty. Former “I’ll Fly Away” star Sam Waterston has been mentioned as a replacement for Moriarty, though as yet nothing has been confirmed. NBC previously announced renewals of its entire Thursday comedy lineup and has stated its intent to continue “Homicide: Life on the Street.”
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