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Aug 21, 2016
Law & Order: SVU Season 18 Pits Benson vs. Barba — Fall TV First Look
Oh, Olivia Benson, how we’ve missed you. TVLine has an exclusive first look at the Season 18 premiere of Law & Order: SVU — airing Wednesday, Sept. 21 at 9/8c — which finds Mariska Hargit…
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Aug 11, 2016
Vince Curatola Returns To ‘Law & Order: SVU’; Arlen Escarpeta Joins ‘The Magicians’
We’ll be seeing more of Vince Curatola in the new season of Law & Order: SVU. The Sopranos alum is returning for the upcoming 18th season of NBC’s veteran drama series in his recurr…
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Jul 29, 2016
Joe Biden to Appear on Law & Order: SVU
Biden and Benson are teaming up
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Jun 15, 2016
NBC Announces Fall Premiere Dates for Blindspot, This Is Us, and More

Grab your datebooks, puppy calendars, discarded junk mail, or whatever else you use to keep track of life's most important events, because NBC has announced premiere dates for its fall schedule.

The network won't debut new series immediately following the network's coverage of the Olympics in August and will instead kick things off Thursday, September 8 with the return of Sunday Night Football and a Super Bowl rematch. Reigning champs the Denver Broncos will take on the Carolina Panthers at 8:30pm/

Leading the network's scripted coverage will be the Season 2 premiere of Blindspot on Wednesday, September 14 at 10pm immediately following the finale of America's Got Talent. It will move to its 8pm timeslot the following week, where it will lead-in to Law & Order: SVU at 9pm and Chicago P.D. at 10pm.

Reality powerhouse The Voice, which will see the addition of ...

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May 26, 2016
Law & Order: SVU Season 17 Finale Recap and Review
The 17th season finale marks the end of show runner Warren Leight’s time with the squad before he moves on to a development deal with Sony. He goes out with a bang, as Law & Order: SVU ends its 17th season with something they have never done before: killing off a main character.

“Heartfelt Passages” begins where the previous episode, “Intersecting Lives,” left off. Gary Munson (Brad Garrett), a corrections officer in a women’s prison, is accused of rape and a variety of other despicable crimes. In the B-story, ADA Rafael Barba (Raul Esparza) is feeling considerable pressure from Munson’s union to drop the case, even having his life threatened.

Early in the trial, Munson’s wife, Lisa (Karina Logue), stood by her man. However, after she tests positive for STDs, she decides to take her children and leave. Though the police have confiscated the only weapon her ...Read more
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May 27, 2016
Last Leight: Exiting SVU Boss on His Regrets, Changes & More
Leight's out on Law & Order: SVU. Warren Leight that is. The Tony-winning writer and executive pr...
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Intersecting Lives
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Episode 21 Season 17
Assaulting Reality
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5.11.2016
Episode 20 Season 17
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Episode 19 Season 17
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Lt. Olivia Benson
Det. Amanda Rollins
Det. Odafin 'Fin' Tutuola
Det. Dominick 'Sonny' Carisi, Jr.
ADA Rafael Barba

"In the criminal justice system, sexually based offenses are considered especially heinous. In New York City, the dedicated detectives who investigate these vicious felonies are members of an elite squad known as the Special Victims Unit. These are their stories."

This hard-hitting and emotional companion series from NBC's Law & Order franchise chronicles the life and crimes of the elite Special Victims Unit of the New York Police Department. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit was created by Emmy Award-winning producer Dick Wolf. SVU celebrated its 200th episode in April 2008. Although Law & Order: Special Victims Unit carries the brand name Law & Order, the newer program has established a strong and unique identity. It has proved itself as a hit in its own right. In the 2002-2003 and 2003-2004 seasons, the series broke into the Top 20. Mariska Hargitay has won a Golden Globe and Emmy each for her portrayal of Det. Olivia Benson. It also garnered Emmy wins for guest-stars Amanda Plummer, Leslie Caron, and Cynthia Nixon. The series' popularity was recognized with the People's Choice Awards, Image Awards, Satellite Awards, and the TV Guide Awards with nominations for Favorite New Series.

The drama follows Det. Elliot Stabler, a seasoned veteran of the unit who has seen it all, and his partner Olivia Benson whose difficult past is the reason she joined the unit. Overseeing the team is Capt. Donald Cragen. Cragen's tough-but-supportive approach to the team's complex cases guides the squad through the challenges they face every day. Also featured is Det. John Munch, a transfer from Baltimore's homicide unit, who brings his acerbic wit, conspiracy theories and street-honed investigative skills. Munch is partnered with Det. Odafin Tutuola, whose unique sense of humor and investigative experience make him a formidable match for Munch.

Season 13 brought major changes to the squad. Det. Stabler left and was replaced by two new detectives. Dr. Huang also departed. Det. Nick Amaro brings empathy to his cases while dealing with a stressful home life. Det. Amanda Rollins' dogged persistence and instincts help her close cases, but her secrets could derail her career. A varied DA roster introduced Bureau Chief Michael Cutter, and the returning ADA Casey Novak with continued support from ADA Alexandra Cabot to bring closure to the intense investigations.

NBC Broadcast History:
September 2012 to present – Wednesdays at 9:00 p.m.
January 2011 to May 2012 – Wednesdays at 10:00 p.m.
September 2010 to December 2010 – Wednesdays at 9:00 p.m.
March 2010 to May 2010 – Wednesdays at 10:00 p.m.
September 2009 to March 2010 – Wednesdays at 9:00 p.m.
September 2003 to May 2009 – Tuesdays at 10:00 p.m.
January 2000 to May 2003 – Fridays at 10:00 p.m.
September 1999 to November 1999 – Mondays at 9:00 p.m.

NBC Showrunners:
Rick Eid – Seasons 18–
Warren Leight – Seasons 13-17
Neal Baer – Seasons 2-12
Robert Palm – Season 1

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