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Law and Order Special Victims Unit

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 ...

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...

Why You Should Be Especially Excited For The New Episode Of 'SVU'

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 01.23.2014 | TV

This has been a heavy season for “Law and Order: SVU,” and that’s really saying something for a show that, after 15 seasons, still has fans hook...

The Best 'Law & Order: SVU' Line Ever?

Posted 11.21.2013 | TV

"Law & Order: SVU" is known for its penchant for tongue-in-cheek lines, but this one from the Wednesday, Nov. 20 episode of "SVU," "Rapist Anonymous,"...

Greta Gerwig Wanted To Be On 'Law & Order'

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 11.15.2013 | Entertainment

Greta Gerwig is a movie star, a writer and, soon, a director. What she really wanted to do, however, was guest star on "Law & Order." Speaking to Amy ...

Mariska's Big Honor

Posted 11.10.2013 | Entertainment

Mariska Hargitay got a big honor on Friday, Nov. 8 when she received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The "Law & Order: SVU" star was join...

'SVU' Tackles Anthony Weiner Sexting Scandal, Makes It Worse

Posted 10.24.2013 | TV

The Anthony Weiner sexting scandal was just asking to be put into an episode of "SVU," and this week we got their take on it. The latest "Law & Order:...

'SVU' Bids Farewell To Richard Belzer's Sgt. John Munch

Posted 10.17.2013 | TV

In a special tribute at the beginning of the hour on "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit," the cast came together to bid a farewell to Sergeant John Mu...

Richard Belzer Says Goodbye To 'SVU'

Richard Belzer | Posted 01.23.2014 | TV
Richard Belzer

Once upon a time Barry Levinson heard me on the "Howard Stern Show" and brought me in to audition for a role on "Homicide: Life On The Street." He cast me as Detective John Munch! Now after 21 years, Munch has lived over 500 hours of programming and appearances on 10 different shows.

Richard Belzer Leaving 'Law & Order: SVU'

The Huffington Post | Chris Harnick | Posted 10.10.2013 | TV

Richard Belzer is leaving "Law & Order: SVU." Belzer, who has been with the show since it began 15 seasons ago, is leaving "SVU" as a series regul...

SVU's Recipe for Drama: One Part Paula Deen and One Part Trayvon Martin

Allison Leotta | Posted 01.23.2014 | TV
Allison Leotta

In a creative mashup of two of America's most racially-charged cases, Law & Order: SVU's "American Tragedy" had Paula Deen shooting Trayvon Martin, and getting away with it despite some deep-fried epithets.

SVU Nabs Yet Another Trust-Fund-Wielding Evil Genius

Allison Leotta | Posted 07.02.2013 | TV
Allison Leotta

It is an immutable law of SVU that if a wealthy young woman has a significant role before the second commercial break, she will either turn out to be a rape victim or a mastermind behind the assault.

Law and Order: SVU Makes the Connection With Veterans

Richard Belzer | Posted 07.01.2013 | Impact
Richard Belzer

There may be no more powerful force to influence public awareness and perception than the entertainment industry. Most of us probably don't even realize how much our attitudes and assumptions are informed by what we see on television and in movies.

'SVU' Reveals Benson's Mystery Man

Posted 03.21.2013 | TV

After weeks of playing armchair detective, "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" spilled the beans on who Olivia Benson has been seeing outside of regul...

Did 'SVU' Take Chris Brown-Rihanna Episode Too Far?

Posted 02.28.2013 | TV

It's a staple of the "Law & Order" franchise to rip stories straight from the headlines. For the latest episode of "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit,...

SVU Exhumes Shocking But Implausible Secrets

Allison Leotta | Posted 04.16.2013 | TV
Allison Leotta

After last week's Mike Tyson debacle, I was hoping SVU would regroup and come back with a strong, realistic episode. Instead, "Secrets Exhumed" eschewed plausibility and focused on creating unbelievable plot twists. It succeeded... in being unbelievable.

Mike Tyson's Controversial 'SVU' Guest Spot

Posted 02.07.2013 | TV

Mike Tyson took on the role of a death row inmate on the latest episode of "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit." He was a victim of childhood sexual ab...

'SVU': Nia Vardalos Says Barba Should Be Shot

Posted 01.31.2013 | TV

Nia Vardalos made a guest appearance on "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" as a very aggressive defense attorney squaring off against Assistant Distr...

EXCLUSIVE: Nia Vardalos Takes On Gay Rights On 'SVU'

Posted 01.29.2013 | TV

"Law and Order: SVU" is bringing in Nia Vardalos for an episode tackling gay marriage laws in New York State. In the exclusive preview clip of "Cr...

Nia Vardalos Books 'SVU' Role

Posted 01.23.2014 | TV

Nia Vardalos will guest star on an upcoming episode of "Law & Order: SVU." The "My Big Fat Greek Wedding" star will appear in "Criminal Hatred," the W...

EXCLUSIVE: Scott Bakula's Got All The Answers On 'SVU'

The Huffington Post | Chris Harnick | Posted 11.14.2012 | TV

"Law and Order: SVU" (Wednesdays at 9 p.m. ET on NBC) has tapped Scott Bakula for a case filled with twists and turns. In HuffPost TV's exclusive pre...

Patricia Arquette Heading To 'SVU'

Posted 11.06.2012 | TV

Patricia Arquette is returning to TV with a guest role on "Law & Order: SVU." According to NBC, the "Medium" star will guest alongside Anne Meara. ...

'SVU' Set In Limbo After Sandy

The Huffington Post | Chris Harnick | Posted 11.02.2012 | TV

The elite squad of actors are back at work playing detectives on "Law & Order: SVU" after Hurricane Sandy shut down production. The show, which films ...

'SVU' Past Haunts Olivia In 300th Episode

Posted 10.18.2012 | TV

An old case is coming back to haunt Olivia Benson (Mariska Hargitay) in the 300th episode of "Law & Order: SVU." How old? It's from the show's first e...

'SVU' Tackles '50 Shades Of Grey'

The Huffington Post | Jason Hughes | Posted 10.11.2012 | TV

The book at the center of the case on "Law & Order: SVU" may not have been E.L. James' 50 Shades of Grey, but the episode was clearly inspired by it. ...