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As acting commander of the SVU, Sergeant Olivia Benson is a seasoned veteran of the unit who has seen it all. She leads with empathy and professionalism, all the while dealing with her difficult past as a product of rape, and her future as mother to a young child, both of which influence the way she relates to each victim in need of help.
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Law & Order: Svu: Warren Leight Returning as Showrunner for Season 21

When Law & Order: SVU becomes the longest-running live-action TV series this fall, it’ll do so with a (somewhat) new showrunner at the helm. Warren Leight, who called the shots from Seasons 13 to 17, will return for the procedural’s milestone 21st, our sister site Deadline reports. “We have a ‘murderers’ row’ of writers and showrunners on our shows,” series creator Dick Wolf said in a statement. “What they do on a daily and weekly basis is mind-boggling. I’m thrilled that Warren is retu... more Comments

'Law & Order: SVU' Renewed For Record-Breaking 21st Season By NBC As Dick Wolf & Mariska Hargitay Write TV History

The renewal also marks a milestone for Hargitay’s Lt. Benson as the longest-running character in a primetime live-action series. Hargitay surpassed Gunsmoke‘s James Arness and Milburn Stone as well as Kelsey Grammer who have all portrayed the same character for 20 consecutive seasons. (Grammer did it as Frasier Crane on two series, Cheers and Frasier, and was a series regular for 17 of the seasons versus 20 for the other actors). “We tip our cap to Dick Wolf, Mariska Hargitay and the ... more Comments

LAW & ORDER SVU Season 20 Episode 4 Photos Revenge

LAW & ORDER SVU Season 20 Episode 4 Photos Revenge – As a string of break-in assaults grows more violent, the cops investigate an online incel group to identify a suspect. Starring Mariska Hargitay, Ice T, Kelli Giddish, Peter Scanavino and Philip Winchester. Guest starring Callie Thorne (Nikki Staines), Sarah Rich (Anne Whitman), Louis Mustillo (Dave Arnold) and Ethan Slater (Riley Porter). Created by Emmy Award-winning producer Dick Wolf, “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit,” now in its 20th season, is the longest-running primeti... more Comments

LAW & ORDER SVU Season 20 Episode 3 Photos Zero Tolerance

LAW & ORDER SVU Season 20 Episode 3 Photos Zero Tolerance – After the rescue of a young girl from a sex trafficker, Benson (Mariska Hargitay) and Stone (Philip Winchester) must take drastic measures to reunite her with her mother. Meanwhile, Rollins (Kelli Giddish) decides to give her rocky relationship another chance. Also starring Ice T (Sgt. Fin Tutuola) and Peter Scanavino (Det. Sonny Carisi). Guest starring George Newbern (Dr. Al Pollack), Carl Weathers (SA Mark Jefferies), Scarlett Lopez (Gabriela Sosa) and Andy Powers (Jeff Phelps). Cr... more Comments

LAW & ORDER SVU Season 20 Episode 1 Photos Man Up

LAW & ORDER SVU Season 20 Episode 1 Photos Man Up – Created by Emmy Award-winning producer Dick Wolf, “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit,” now in its 20th season, is the longest-running primetime drama currently on television. This hard-hitting and emotional series from NBC’s “Law & Order” brand chronicles the lives of the Special Victims Unit of the New York City Police Department, an elite squad of detectives who investigate crimes of sexual assault, child abuse and domestic violence. As acting commander of the... more Comments

LAW & ORDER SVU Season 19 Episode 5 Photos Complicated

A ten year-old kidnapping case is reopened when a young woman is found wandering Central Park alone. Starring Mariska Hargitay (Lt. Olivia Benson), Ice T (Det. Odafin Tutuola), Kelli Giddish (Det. Amanda Rollins), Raúl Esparza (ADA Rafael Barba) and Peter Scanavino (Det. Sony Carisi). Guest starring Brooke Shields (Sheila Porter), Peter Hermann (Trevor Langan), Ili Ray (Emma Lawrence), Mike Faist (Glenn Lawrence), Jane Houdyshell (Judge Ruth Linden) and Isaiah Thomas (as himself). LAW & ORDER SVU Season 19 Episode 5 Photos Complicated ... more Comments

LAW & ORDER SVU Season 19 Episode 3 Photos Contrapasso

BROOKE SHIELDS GUEST STARS – When a man is found castrated and left for dead, Rollins (Kelli Giddish) and Carisi (Peter Scanavino) uncover three female suspects with possible motives. Meanwhile, Langan (guest star Peter Hermann) brings devastating news for Benson (Mariska Hargitay). Also starring Ice T (Det. Odafin Tutuola) and Raúl Esparza (ADA Rafael Barba). Also guest starring Paul Fitzgerald (Jason Karr), Annabeth Gish (Carolyn Rivers), Betsy Beutler (Julie Wade), Jeannine Kaspar (Nora Galen) and Kathleen Munroe (Evelyn Bundy). LAW... more Comments

LAW & ORDER SVU Season 19 Episode 2 Photos Mood

The bizarre details of a woman’s rape put the SVU at odds when Rollins (Kelli Giddish) and Carisi (Peter Scanavino) think her story is fabricated. Meanwhile, Benson (Mariska Hargitay) goes on the offensive when her personal life is scrutinized. Also starring Ice T (Det. Odafin Tutuola). Guest starring Dean Winters (Brian Cassidy), Robbie Collier-Sublett (Tom Williams), Saxon Sharbino (Savannah Ross), Amirah Vann (Michelle Morrison) and Spencer Hamp (Nick Collins). The “Law & Order” brand has tremendous global appeal and to date, &... more Comments

Why Are We Still So Obsessed with 'Law & Order: SVU'?

Law and Order is one of the longest-running and most enduring franchises on TV. Different series, including the original and Criminal Intent, have come and gone over the years, and yet SVU still remains. This week the crime drama will end its 18th season and NBC has renewed the series for season 19. Just let that sink in for a minute. 19 seasons. ... more Comments

NBC Renews 'Law & Order: SVU' for Season 19

Many shows come and go, but Law & Order: SVU has been a constant on NBC for years. And that's going to continue into the 2017-2018 TV season because the network has renewed the crime drama for season 19. For comparison, the original Law & Order ran for 20 seasons. That series and Gunsmoke hold the record for the longest-running drama series.... more Comments

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