TODAY! NBC’s Law & Order: SVU is Filming in Ridgewood!!
Promo Shot from NBC’s Law & Order: SVU, Text from the Office of Film, Theatre and Broadcasting
NBC’s Law & Order: SVU’s Season 18 is scheduled to film scenes today in Ridgewood, Queens! In case you live under a rock, it is an “American police procedural, legal, crime drama television series set in New York City, where it is also primarily produced”. Most of the episodes are filmed in Manhattan, so for them to come to Ridgewood is such a treat. SVU is scheduled to film scenes at Sweet Jane’s. Sweet Jane’s is a cozy bar here in Ridgewood, Queens.
There will be filming inside and outside Sweet Jane’s from 08:00 AM to 10:00 PM. Located at 64th Street between 68 Avenue and Catalpa Avenue, Queens. It will be an active crime scene with a hostage situation and a police staging area. The beloved detectives will arrive on scene pulling in hot. A squad car pulls in hot behind them with snipers moving into position on 64th street and on the roof of 62-18 68th Avenue. Afterwards, detectives will interview a victim with blood splattered on his clothes.
There will be police vehicles, a large truck, other vehicles, ambulances, unmarked police vehicles, CSU van, and more. NBC even hired approximately 100 “BG” onlookers and 16 actors as press. There will be around 20 Actors in NYPD Uniform with guns drawn, 16 Actors as ESU with long arms, hostage negotiators with badges, actors as CSU, 10 actors in NYPD windbreakers, actors as plainclothes NYPD, actors as paramedics, and an actor with blood effect on clothes There will also be a 50 Foot camera crane on the northwest corner of 68 avenue and 64 Street. Three dead end signs on the northeast Corner of 68th Avenue and 64th Street will be removed.
Around Sweet Jane’s
Tuesday, April 11th, 2017
64th St between 68th Ave and Catalpa Ave
Ridgewood, NY 11385
8:00 AM -10:00 PM