Surprise! NBC Postpones Trump Episode on ‘Law & Order: SVU’

October 17th, 2016 10:46 AM

NBC made a surprising move last Friday.

After announcing that an upcoming episode of Law & Order: SVU would focus on a Trumpesque scandal-ridden politician, the network decided to postpone the segment’s show date. Instead of two weeks before the election as planned, the episode -- titled "Unstoppable" -- will now air after November 8.

NBC has not commented on the thought process behind its decision. However, after coming under fire for its holding and planned strategic release of the Access Hollywood tapes, perhaps the network is reconsidering its targeted attempts to take Trump down through entertainment programming.

Including Law & Order: SVU, the network has utilized a total of seven TV shows to mock the candidate