ION Acquires Rights to 'Law & Order: Criminal Intent'

Adds all 10 seasons to lineup from NBCU Cable and Media Distribution

ION Television has acquired
off-net rights to Law & Order:
Criminal Intent
from NBCUniversal Cable and Media Distribution.

The network will add
all 10 seasons of the series, which originally aired on NBC for six seasons and
concluded on USA Network in 2011, to its "Positively Entertaining lineup."

"Law & Order: Criminal Intent is a proven drama with a
long-standing history as part of a highly successful 20-plus year franchise"
said Brandon Burgess, CEO, ION Media Networks. "The addition of this popular
series to our general entertainment lineup is yet another important piece to
ION's solid programming foundation."

The series joins ION's other recent acquisition, CBS'
which was announced