Hey, "Law And Order: SVU" peeps. We've got some excellent news from the folks over at TV Line. They're reporting that NBC finally revealed in early May that they will be bringing back your favorite show for a brand new season. They made note that this show -- which was a spin-off of the original "Law And Order" -- is getting closer to tying its record of 20 seasons.

Longest running series

Currently, "The Simpsons" holds the record for the longest-running primetime scripted tv show series with 28 seasons under its belt. This fantastic news means that you guys can definitely look forward to seeing more spoiler scoops come down the pipeline, along with promo pics, cast interviews, sneak peek clips, etc, in the coming weeks and months, so be sure to keep an eye out for that.

Hounding down the producers

Currently, we have no initial spoilers for the upcoming 19th season, but hopefully we might see something turn up later this week. It just depends on how interested the media is in hounding down the producers to give up some details. It's also not yet known how many episodes it will receive. However, given its very strong ratings, we'll probably see it get another full season run. NBC gave it 21 episodes for the current 18th season which is just one episode shy of a full season of 22 episodes, so maybe they're gradually shaving episodes. Who knows? We'll certainly get some specifics toward the end of June or in early July. Be sure to check back for that important information.

The showrunner is leaving

The people over at Variety are reporting that "Law And Order: SVU" showrunner Rick Eid is actually leaving the show to work exclusively on the "Chicago PD" series which also airs on NBC. He had previously worked on the original "Law And Order" show and the “Law & Order: Trial by Jury” spin-off. As of right now, we haven't heard who will take Rick's place as the showrunner.

Hopefully the new person won't mess things up. We'll see what happens.

Looking good overall

The season 18 ratings numbers for "Law And Order: SVU" experienced a bit of a drop off but still looked good overall. It premiered with a 1.84 demographics ratings in the 18-49 age groups and brought in 7.8 million viewers. The demo numbers were down a negative 3.95 percent from the season 17 finale episode and the viewership was down a negative 5.35 percent from the season 17 finale.

The last episode that aired on May 17th, 2017 scored a 1.18 demographic rating and got 5.5 million viewers to tune in. They're combining episodes 20 and 21 to give us a big two-hour season 18 finale later on tonight. Hopefully that will bring in some big numbers and carry over to the new season. Stay tuned.