Television Listings

USA confirms mass "Criminal Intent" departures

 Actor Vincent D
Actor Vincent D'Onofrio arrives at the NBC Universal and Wolf Films celebration for the 100th episode of the TV series 'Law and Order: Criminal Intent' in New York January 11, 2006. REUTERS/Erin Siegal
— image credit: Reuters

By Nellie Andreeva

LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - "Law & Order: Criminal Intent" star Vincent D'Onofrio will leave the series at the beginning of the show's upcoming ninth season, USA Network said.

D'Onofrio has been on "CI" since the show's beginning as a series on NBC, portraying the idiosyncratic Detective Robert Goren. His departure is part of a major casting overhaul on "CI" next season. Fellow regulars Kathryn Erbe, Eric Bogosian and Julianne Nicholson are also leaving. New mom Nicholson is being replaced by Saffron Burrows.

According to "Law & Order" creator/executive producer Dick Wolf, D'Onofrio will appear in a two-part opener of season nine that will serve as his hand-off to Jeff Goldblum.

D'Onofrio left the door open to returning on the show for guest-starring stints. "For all my loyal 'CI' fans, I wouldn't be surprised if Goren pops up from time to time," he said.

(Editing by DGoodman at Reuters)

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

Davis: Stars align for wedding weekend
 
Okanagan Symphony Orchestra waxes poetic for Christmas
 
Local rider makes coveted Team Canada Para-Equestrian list
Barbara Highe Show remembers artist She had a huge influence in the gallery’s early days
 
Lavigne to join B.C. Boys Choir
 
Journalist turned novelist sells out first printing
Burton Cummings is coming to Penticton
 
The rise of traditional baking at Walla in Penticton
 
Flu vaccine less effective against mutant strain

Community Events, November 2014

Add an Event


Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Nov 28 edition online now. Browse the archives.