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After 16 Years, Mariska Hargitay Says Olivia Benson Has Changed

HuffingtonPost.com | Erin Whitney | Posted 01.22.2015 | Entertainment

She's spent 16 years catching criminals on "Law & Order: SVU," she's an advocate for victims of sexual assault in real life, and now Mariska Hargitay ...

Joe Biden, Mariska Hargitay Team Up To Help Domestic Abuse Victims

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 10.17.2014 | Impact

On Sunday, Americans' love for television binge-watching will end up helping fight domestic abuse -- at least, that's what Vice President Joe Biden an...

Everything You Need To Know About This Season Of 'Law & Order: SVU'

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 09.23.2014 | Entertainment

Season 15 of "Law & Order: SVU" was an intense year not just for Sergeant Olivia Benson, but for the entire squad. Before "SVU" returns on Wednesday, ...

Erin Whitney

Something Went Seriously Wrong In 'SVU' This Season

HuffingtonPost.com | Erin Whitney | Posted 06.23.2014 | TV

For 15 years we’ve seen Mariska Hargitay’s (now) Sergeant Olivia Benson chase, capture, and interrogate some of the worst criminals imaginable on ...

You Think You Know 'SVU'? Prove It!

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 05.21.2014 | TV

When it comes to "Law & Order: SVU" there are fans, and then there are crazy hardcore will-do-anything-to-see-Olivia-and-Elliot-together fans (HuffPos...

Mariska Hargitay and Amy Poehler Say NO MORE To Sexual Assault

The Huffington Post | Amanda Duberman | Posted 04.02.2014 | Women

"We're never going to fix it." Such is just one of dozens of damaging excuses, defenses and condemnations evoked when discussing sexual assault. Bu...

Guess Who's Back On 'SVU'

Posted 04.01.2014 | TV

After a short break, "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" returns with an all new episode this week, but the latest promo trailer teases next week's bi...

Watch Alec Baldwin And A Dead Questlove On 'SVU'

Posted 03.20.2014 | TV

"Law & Order: SVU" is known for its guest starring roles -- anyone who's someone has been on the show. On Wednesday night, March 19, the latest episo...

Is Pablo Schreiber Coming Back For Benson On 'SVU'?

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 03.12.2014 | TV

We all thought Pablo Schreiber's William Lewis, aka Olivia Benson's attacker, was behind bars for good on "Law & Order: SVU," but no villain stays awa...

Did Mariska Hargitay Help Catch A Real-Life Rapist?

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 03.11.2014 | TV

It's no news that "Law & Order: SVU" star Mariska Hargitay fights for survivors of sexual assault in real life. The Joyful Heart Foundation, which she...

Alec Baldwin Is Coming To 'Law & Order: SVU'

Posted 02.14.2014 | TV

Will Alec Baldwin play victim or perp? Will he woo the jury as a defense attorney or sweat on the the stand? The "30 Rock" star makes his return to...

Say Hello To Olivia Benson In Uniform

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 01.28.2014 | TV

Who's the boss? Olivia Benson is the boss. After 15 years as a detective, Benson (Mariska Hargitay) is finally taking charge of Manhattan SVU, and ...

Happy Birthday, Mariska Hargitay! Here Are 11 Things We Love About You

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 01.23.2014 | TV

Happy Birthday Mariska Hargitay! Today marks the 50th birthday -- WHAT! -- of the actress best known as detective, we mean Sergeant Olivia Benson o...

'You Feel Like You're Getting Your Fingernails Ripped Off'

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 01.25.2014 | TV

You weren't the only one stressing over Wednesday night's (Jan. 8) tense courtroom scenes in the latest episode of "Law & Order: SVU." Mariska Hargita...

'SVU' First Look

Posted 09.01.2013 | TV

Detective Olivia Benson's got a new haircut for "Law & Order: SVU" Season 15. NBC released promo photos for the new season of "Law & Order: SVU" an...

The Race To Save Benson On 'SVU'

Posted 08.25.2013 | TV

"Law & Order: SVU" has put Detective Olivia Benson's life in danger, leaving viewers to champion "Save Benson." The Season 14 finale ended with Be...

Priorities

Mariska Hargitay | Posted 08.03.2013 | Politics
Mariska Hargitay

Despite the progress we as a nation have made in the movement to end sexual violence, including the recent passage of a more inclusive Violence Against Women Act, much work remains to be done.

Don't Worry, 'SVU' Fans

Posted 05.26.2013 | TV

Mariska Hargitay's "Law & Order: SVU" fate is sealed. The actress known to legions of fans as Detective Olivia Benson has signed a new deal to return ...

Joe Biden And Mariska Hargitay Take Selfie Photo

The Huffington Post | Gabrielle Dunkley | Posted 03.13.2013 | Politics

The office of Vice President Joe Biden tweeted a photo of Biden posing with "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" actress Mariska Hargitay on Wednesday....

EXCLUSIVE: Is This The Strangest 'SVU' Case Yet?

Posted 05.16.2012 | TV

"Law & Order: SVU" has given viewers 13 years (and soon, it will be 14) of ripped from the headlines, over-the-top, twisty cases, but "Strange Beauty"...

'Law & Order: SVU' Gets Season 14!

Posted 05.09.2012 | TV

"Law & Order: SVU" has been renewed. The Dick Wolf series will keep the "Law & Order" franchise alive for an impressive 14th season. NBC has also hand...

Will 'SVU' Be Back? Mariska Officially Signs On For More

Posted 04.20.2012 | TV

If "Law & Order: SVU" returns for Season 14, series star Mariska Hargitay will officially be a part of it. Although the star confirmed plans to stick ...

Crystal Bell

Harry Connick Jr. Talks David & Olivia's Romance On 'SVU'

HuffingtonPost.com | Crystal Bell | Posted 02.22.2012 | TV

After 13 seasons, "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" finally gave Det. Olivia Benson (Mariska Hargitay) a serious love interest when Executive Assist...

Will Mariska Hargitay Leave 'SVU' This Season, Too?

Posted 08.30.2011 | Entertainment

Consider this mystery solved: Mariska Hargitay isn't going anywhere. For now. Even before Christopher Meloni's shock decision to leave "Law & Order...

Christopher Meloni's 'Law & Order: SVU' Replacement Revealed

Posted 08.28.2011 | Entertainment

Sexual deviants and murderers, beware: there's a fresh pair of detectives ready to hunt you down. With the sudden departure of star Christopher Me...