Alexandra Cabot returning to Law & Order: SVU

After several years in hiding, Assistant District Attorney Alexandra Cabot is getting ready to come out into the public once again. The once-regular Law & Order: SVU character will be returning for a guest arc on the popular NBC program, the network announced today.

Stephanie March has signed on to reprise her role for six episodes, which will begin on February 17. Cabot left the show in 2005 after joining the Witness Protection Program following death threats from a drug cartel. She briefly returned for a guest appearance in 2007 as a witness in a high-profile murder case and disappeared again under a new identity, and was part of Dick Wolf's short-lived Conviction.

"SVU is like an old flame," March said in a statement. "Every time I run into it I think, 'Hmmm.....what if?' I look forward to spending some time working with a production that has always been so rewarding for me."

Since leaving SVU, March has made guest appearances on 30 Rock, Grey's Anatomy, and Rescue Me, and can be seen in Ricky Gervais' upcoming film This Side of the Truth.

Are you excited to see Alexandra Cabot return?

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Nov 29, 2011
For me, she is the best ADA on the Law and Order franchise...
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Oct 26, 2010
Yes come back please the show needs you, You were the best A,d,A ever ans that's not just coming from me
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Jan 31, 2010
very excited!! She was my favorite DA, the newest one can't act. :)
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Oct 25, 2009
Soo glad to see her on SVU as often as she can be there. The DA they have had this year is a miserable person in her role.
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Mar 11, 2009
Assistant District Attorney Alexandra Cabot Nuff said Only 6 episodes... Hopefully they can grab her for more.. She is awesome.
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Feb 05, 2009
loved her!! can't wait to see her back!
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Feb 05, 2009
That is absolutely amazing. She was one of my favourite cast members!
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Feb 05, 2009
yes yes yes! SO EXICITED!!
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Feb 04, 2009
OMG Yeah I so can't wait to see her back as Alex yeah :D I'd love it if she stays :D
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Jan 31, 2009
OMG, FINALLY! I hope she sticks around for good!
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Jan 27, 2009
I loved alex on SVU! I remember when Casey started, I did not like her at first. But this new ADA Kim Grayleck is awful. Michaela McManus came straight from One Tree Hill, to play this roll. It's really hard to take her serious. I hope Stephanie March stays on. This season isn't the best ever, they need a boost!
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Jan 22, 2009
I'm thrilled! This is seriously the best news for SVU since...well since forever actually!
It'll be great to see Alex back. I've missed her a lot, especially since Casey has left us too. Hopefully we'll get some good A/O moments ;)
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Jan 18, 2009
Great! Hopefully she ends up back for good!
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Jan 13, 2009
Love her character, glad she's coming back!
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Jan 13, 2009
Great!!!! We've been missing her a lot!!
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Jan 12, 2009
Great to see her coming back.
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Jan 12, 2009
New ADA is horrible and they forgot about the courtroom in the last episodes. Cabot's return would be very good. I am excited that she is returning even for an arc.
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Jan 12, 2009
yes
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Jan 11, 2009
I'm happy she'll be back for a few episodes...their new DA is terrible in comparison to either of the two who preceded her. Alex wasn't my favorite, but maybe she'll bring some spark to this season.
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Jan 11, 2009
Yes! I'm so excited, I loved Alex! :)
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Jan 11, 2009
That's awesome! I'm eager to see these chapters.
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Jan 11, 2009
Never thought March could act her way out of a paper sack. Suggest she would be better off staying home and letting hubby Bobby Flay cook for her.
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Jan 10, 2009
OMG YES!!!! SVU was kind of sucking this year but this is going to be AWESOME!!!!
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Jan 10, 2009
ya im excited. as long as they have a good story line for her! i started watching re-runs a few years ago on USA, so i was a couple seasons behind and the episode where she is thought to die i was soo sad! then she pops back up to tell olivia whats going on i was relieved haha
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Jan 10, 2009
I am SOOOOOO excited to see her come back to Law and order svu. I hope the Alex Cobat stays on the show. I can't wait to see her on the show!!
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Jan 10, 2009
AWESOME!!!! not a big fan of the new DA, so im hoping she takes over :-)
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Jan 10, 2009
Sure glad she is coming back Alexandra Cabot was thest ADA this show has ever had
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Jan 10, 2009
I'm not a fan of hers. I prefer Casey out of all the DAs that have been on the show. She's my favorite and I wish they hadn't let her go.
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Jan 10, 2009
I'm excited. I liked her.
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Jan 10, 2009
I liked Alex, and I liked seeing her in "Ghost". I'm glad she's coming back.
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Jan 10, 2009
i hope she comes back permanatly
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Jan 10, 2009
This is so Killer :D I can't wait to see them eps and to see how thing go with her and the rest of the SVU crew again and hopefully mention stuff about her time on Conviction either way bring it on :D lol
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Jan 10, 2009
This sounds great! I just saw the 2007 ep again recently, and the last scene had the detectives celebrating and expecting her to join in but were told she already was gone. Wonder how this will be an arc rather than a stand alone ep. Don't really like the new DA all that much, so maybe it will be permanent.
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Jan 09, 2009
Can't say that I have ever watched this show but color me interested.
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Jan 09, 2009
YAYYYYY!! i loved Alex!! I thought sheee was an awesome DA! i cant wait :D
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Jan 09, 2009
Sweet! Those episodes are going to rock :)
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Jan 09, 2009
yes! I loved Cabot
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