Law & OrderHow many times have you watched "Law & Order" and figured out whodunnit before the show's investigators did? Well, now all you smart-aleck couch potatoes have a chance play judge with "Law & Order: You the Jury."

It's hard to believe Dick Wolf didn't think of this before, but the veteran producer is making a reality spinoff of his long-running franchise. He's teaming up with Magical Elves, the production company behind "Top Chef" and "Project Runway," to create a series that will let viewers decide on the verdict of real-life legal cases.

Not only that, throughout the hour, the official press release notes that the audience will be prompted to vote on "the veracity of witnesses and persuasiveness of evidence." Maybe we'll start seeing tweets like #objection and #leadingthewitness in our feeds.

There's no premiere date yet for "Law & Order: You the Jury," but it would be Wolf's fifth series on NBC, joining "Law & Order: SVU," "Chicago Fire," "Chicago P.D." and "Chicago Med." ‚Äč

NBC has been adding more and more live programming to its schedule. The network aired live productions of "The Sound of Music" and "Peter Pan" in the last two years, and debuted "Best Time Ever With Neil Patrick Harris" this week.

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