Chris Noth in Law & Order: Criminal Intent by Mitchell Haaseth/NBC Photo
Law & Order
is embracing his series' upcoming
move from the Peacock to USA
. "Cable is probably the future. They're paying a lot more attention to [the show] than NBC did, frankly," he tells the Associated Press.
Considering that Monday night's finale drew three million fewer viewers than last year's season ender,
is probably better off in less competitive waters. Noth also believes the change will help the series differentiate itself from the rest of the franchise, saying, "We're happy to set ourselves apart." Just as long as that iconic theme doesn't go anywhere. -
Reporting by Raven Snook