Crime & Punishment premiered on NBC on June 16, 2001. From the creator and executive producer of the Law & Order franchise, Dick Wolf, and Academy Award-winning documentarian Bill Guttentag comes Crime & Punishment, an hour-long, non-scripted ?drama-mentary? that offers viewers a look at real-life prosecutors as they prepare for and try cases. Edited to have the look and feel of a primetime drama series, Crime & Punishment chronicles actual cases brought to trial by the San Diego District Attorney?s office, giving viewers an eyewitness view into the criminal justice system. The show is produced by Wolf Films, Shape Pictures and Anonymous Content in association with Universal Television Distribution. Guttentag, Wolf and David Kanter are co-creators and executive producers. Peter Jankowski also serves as executive producer.