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Michael S. Chernuchin

Michael Chernuchin is executive producer and showrunner of the hit NBC drama "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit," now in its 19th season. He is best known as the executive producer, showrunner and head writer of NBC's long-running series "Law & Order" and most recently, "Chicago Justice."

Chernuchin has also served as executive producer on "Rogue" (DirecTV), "Black Sails" (Starz), "Law & Order: Criminal Intent" (NBC), "Michael Hayes" (CBS, starring David Caruso) and "Brooklyn South" (CBS). He created and served as showrunner, head writer and executive producer of the CBS drama "Feds," as well as TNT's first primetime drama, "Bull." Chernuchin also served as consulting producer on "24" (FOX), "Canterbury's Law" (FOX, starring Julianna Margulies) and Netflix's "Marco Polo."

For his work, he has been honored with numerous awards including, the Peabody Award, the Edgar Allen Poe Award, The People's Choice Award, four Emmy nominations, three Writers Guild nominations for Best Dramatic Episode, and a nomination for the Humanitas Prize for Best Dramatic Episode. In addition, he's received the Angel Award for Best Dramatic Episode, the Jewish Televimage Award, the American Psychological Association Award, the American Cancer Society Award and the PGA's George S. Felton Producer of the Year Award.

Additionally, he did production rewrites on "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon II" for the Weinstein Company and co-wrote the feature film "Eraser," starring Arnold Schwarzenegger. Prior to becoming a writer, Chernuchin was an attorney practicing in New York City. He received his J.D. from Cornell Law School where he served as an editor of The Law Review, his M.A. in English Literature from the University of Michigan, and his A.B. from Dartmouth College.

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Crew Credits

FBI (2018)
Show crew as Executive Producer (2 episodes)
Chicago Justice (2017)
Show crew as Executive Producer (13 episodes)
Episode crew as Writer (2 episodes)
  • Episode 1x09: Comma (Apr 16, 2017)
  • Episode 1x01: Fake (Mar 1, 2017)
Episode crew as Story
Episode crew as Teleplay
Marco Polo (2014)
Episode crew as Writer (2 episodes)
Black Sails (2014)
Episode crew as Writer
  • Episode 2x02: X. (Jan 31, 2015)
Rogue (2013)
Episode crew as Writer (8 episodes)
Law & Order: LA (2010)
Episode crew as Writer (3 episodes)
Law & Order: UK (2009)
Episode crew as Story (8 episodes)
  • Episode 7x02: Tremors (Jul 21, 2013)
  • Episode 6x06: Dawn Till Dusk (Feb 10, 2012)
  • Episode 5x03: Crush (Jul 24, 2011)
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24 (2001)
Episode crew as Writer (2 episodes)
Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2001)
Show crew as Co-Executive Producer
Show crew as Consulting Producer
Episode crew as Teleplay
Episode crew as Story
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999)
Show crew as Executive Producer (2 episodes)
Episode crew as Writer (16 episodes)
Episode crew as Story
Law & Order (1990)
Show crew as Executive Producer
Show crew as Co-Executive Producer
Show crew as Supervising Producer
Show crew as Co-Producer
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