Which ‘SVU’ Episodes Have Been Special For Mariska Hargitay?

Good news for Law & Order: SVU fans — the series has been renewed for a record-tying 20th season. That means even more “ripped from today’s headlines” stories for a show that, by the end of this season, will have told 434 of them. Mariska Hargitay, the only actor who’s been with the show for all 19 of its seasons so far, told us that there are several episodes that have had a huge impact on her life, both on and off the screen.  (Click on the media bar below to hear Mariska Hargitay)

Law & Order: SVU returns for its 20th season Thursday, September 27 on NBC.

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Kelli Giddish & The Double-Edged Sword Of ‘SVU’

One of the big attractions of the Law & Order franchise is that the shows’ episodes are usually ripped from the headlines. Kelli Giddish, who plays Detective Amanda Rollins on Law & Order: SVU, thinks of the show’s reliance on real-life stories as both a blessing and a curse. (Click on the media bar below to hear Kelli Giddish)

Law & Order: SVU, now in its 19th season, airs Wednesday nights at 9/8c on NBC.

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‘SVU’ Breaks Format For This Week’s Sexual Abuse Story

NUP_179101_1140.JPGIt’s not unusual for Law & Order: SVU to feature stories that are inspired by today’s headlines. But this week’s episode — which centers around the trial of a doctor arrested for sexually abusing his patients — breaks from the usual SVU formula. The show’s Kelli Giddish gives us a preview of what we can expect from the emotional episode.(Click on the media bar below to hear Kelli Giddish)

Law & Order: SVU airs Wednesday night at 9/8c on NBC.

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NBC Brings Back ‘L&O:SVU’ For 14th Season

law-order-svu-new-key-art-mariska-hargitay-2011-350x350Despite flagging ratings, the much-missed presence of CHRISTOPHER MELONI and a major cast overhaul, NBC has announced they will be bringing back the police procedural LAW & ORDER: SVU for another (its 14th!) season. Centered on an elite squad of detectives who investigate sexually based crimes as part of the Special Victims Unit of the New York City Police Department, the series was created by Emmy Award-winning producer DICK WOLF and has, over the years, received numerous accolades for tackling important social issues.  Addressing television reporters a few weeks ago, series star MARISKA HARGITAY talked to entertainment reporters about why she feels the series has been so successful. (CLICK ON THE MEDIA BAR FOR AUDIO)

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Mariska Hargitay Confesses ‘Law & Order: SVU’ Is A Whole New Show

law-order-svu-new-key-art-mariska-hargitay-2011Currently in its thirteenth season, LAW & ORDER: SVU is the hugely popular police procedural centered on an elite squad of detectives who investigate sexually based crimes as part of the Special Victims Unit of the New York City Police Department. Created by Emmy Award-winning producer DICK WOLF, the series has received numerous accolades for tackling important social issues.
Addressing television reporters last week, series star MARISKA HARGITAY talked about how the departure of cast member CHRISTOPHER MELONI (her long-time partner on the show) affected the dynamic and created a world of new opportunities. (CLICK ON THE MEDIA BAR FOR AUDIO)
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LAW & ORDER: SVU airs tonight on NBC