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How is Liv handling motherhood on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit? — Sarah
Well, it won’t be easy raising baby Noah since the cartel that murdered Noah’s birth mother sets their sights on killing anyone and everyone connected to the case, including Benson and her new bundle of joy. Liv will actually find help from detective-turned-beat cop Amaro, who puts himself in danger by going undercover in the hopes of making his way back to SVU.

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Benson tries to protect her foster child in 'Law & Order: SVU' promo

After 15 seasons, there isn’t much that Law & Order: SVU hasn’t done. But when the show returns for its 16th season, fans will get to see a new side of Detective Olivia Benson.

In a new promo for the season, Benson struggles to find a balance between being a foster mother and being a detective. And things only get more difficult when criminals start targeting the child as a way to get to her.

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'Law & Order: SVU' casts Peter Gallagher in recurring role

Sandy Cohen is going back to his roots—his New York City roots, that is.

Peter Gallagher will be recurring on Law & Order: SVU playing Deputy Chief William Dodds, who is described as a “tough-as-nails boss who oversees all of the special victim units in New York City.”

Law & Order: SVU showrunner Warren Leight said in a statement, “I’ve wanted to write for and work with Peter Gallagher since…forever. He’s an actor’s actor—deft with text and subtext; emotion and intellect. Like everyone else in our cast, he’s also a great singer. We’re all thrilled that this long into the show’s run, actors of his quality want to do an arc on SVU.”

The show will be entering its 16th season when it returns on Wednesday, Sept. 24 on NBC.

 

Ron Rifkin, Hoda Kotb, Brian D'Arcy James, others head to 'SVU'

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit is loading up on guest stars.

Today’s Hoda Kotb is set to appear as herself in an episode that includes Ron Rifkin (Alias), Brian D’Arcy James (Smash), Stevie Lynn Jones (Crisis), and Dana Wheeler-Nicholson (Friday Night Lights), EW has learned exclusively.

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'Law & Order: SVU': First look at guest star Josh Malina's creepy role -- VIDEO

Josh Malina has most definitely taken off the white hat in his guest role on Wednesday’s Law & Order: SVU.

The Scandal star plays Simon Wilkes, a prominent photographer who has a secret — and very disturbing — life in the episode “Thought Criminal.” In the creepy clip below, Malina’s character tries to team up with an undercover Lt. Murphy (Donal Logue) to buy, torture, and kill a young boy. READ FULL STORY

'Law & Order: SVU' First Look: Lewis is gone, but Benson's nightmare isn't over yet -- VIDEO

Law & Order: SVU‘s Detective Olivia Benson is no stranger to trauma, but this season, her experience reached another level thanks to William Lewis (guest star Pablo Schreiber). Lewis, a psychotic killer and rapist, set his sights on Benson a while back, even kidnapping her at one point. And despite his arrest earlier this season, Lewis was back in the most recent episode, when he went after a young girl to lure Benson back in.

His plan worked, but what Benson didn’t expect was that his plan would end with a good old-fashioned round of Russian Roulette. Lewis forced a tied up Benson to play along with him, putting a gun to her own head and pulling the trigger twice, before the last bullet ended up being directed toward him. And in a shocking moment, he put his head next to Benson’s just as he pulled the trigger, killing himself and ending her nightmare once and for all.

Or so we thought. In a first look from this week’s episode, it seems Benson’s nightmare isn’t quite over. There are questions surrounding Lewis’ suicide, and the simple solution seems to be for Benson to claim she killed him in self defense.

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Pablo Schreiber is returning to 'Law & Order: SVU' -- EXCLUSIVE

Paging Olivia Benson (Mariska Hargitay): your worst nightmare (yes, that worst nightmare) is about to come back.

EW has learned that Pablo Schreiber — who made Detective Benson’s life a living hell at the beginning of Law & Order: SVU‘s 15th season as psychotic killer rapist William Lewis — is returning to incite another round of terror. This time, his victim will be a 12-year-old girl, whom he’ll hold hostage with the intent of luring Benson back back into his clutches.

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Alec Baldwin to guest star as 'a controversial New York newspaper columnist' on 'Law & Order: SVU'

While Alec Baldwin just penned a column in which he vows to quit public life, he’s not leaving just yet: We’ve got details about his upcoming guest appearance on Law & Order: SVU.

Baldwin will play Jimmy MacArthur, “a controversial New York newspaper columnist who questions the SVU squad’s motives during the investigation of a potential hate crime/rape case.” Rumor has it that MacArthur will directly butt heads with SVU’s finest, Sergeant Olivia Benson.

“New York City has had a long history of high profile and controversial newspaper columnists, whose influence extends beyond the newsroom,” Executive Producer Warren Leight said in a press release. “In our story, ‘Jimmy Mac’s’ reporting  interferes with the investigation, which has a ripple effect when the case goes to trial. We couldn’t ask for a better actor for Mariska to work with in her directorial debut. Their chemistry on screen is palpable.”

But Baldwin isn’t the only one appearing in Mariska Hargitay’s directorial debut episode: Katie Couric is set to cameo, “playing herself as a talk show host who quizzes MacArthur about the headline grabbing case.”

The episode airs Wednesday, March 19, at 9 p.m.on NBC.

Alec Baldwin to guest star on 'Law & Order: SVU'

Jack Donaghy is back in New York! Well, technically, Alec Baldwin is, but that’s a minor detail.

EW has confirmed that Baldwin will return to television this spring when he’s set to guest star on an upcoming episode of Law & Order: SVU. There are no details available surrounding Baldwin’s role, but we do know that he is slated to act in Mariska Hargitay’s directorial debut episode.

Law & Order: SVU returns Wednesday, Feb. 26, at 9 p.m. on NBC.

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Get ‘em while they’re hot. And if you wait too long, they’ll curdle. Better yet, stir and drink! Stir and drink! (That went on much longer than I thought it would…)

Point being: Enjoy this week’s scoops! Got a question? Send it my way, please. spoilerroom@ew.com. And to those who sent in queries — thanks, as always!

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Is new 'Law & Order: SVU' episode inspired by Chris Brown and Rihanna? -- VIDEO

Next week’s Law and Order: SVU sounds eerily like Chris Brown and Rihanna’s relationship.

Officially, of course, it’s not about them. (UPDATE: A rep for the show told EW “As always, SVU is fiction.”) The promo features a popular music couple where the man is an abuser and the woman keeps going back to him. Because this is SVU, there is of course a twist: The male singer winds up getting murdered.

Here is the episode description: ” ‘Funny Valentine’ – A promising singer is brutally attacked by her boyfriend, a popular hip hop star. ADA Barba (guest star Raul Esparza) works to build a case, but the victim refuses to aid the prosecution and, despite Detective Benson’s (Mariska Hargitay) best efforts, continues to put herself in danger. The case quickly spirals into a media circus, perpetrated by both the defendant and his uncompromising attorney (guest star Jeffrey Tambor). …Special appearances by Perez Hilton, Dave Navarro and Wendy Williams.”

So all that, plus Perez Hilton. Are we feeling grossed out yet? The promo is below: READ FULL STORY

Mike Tyson to guest on 'Law & Order: SVU'

The case of the missing ear?

Mike Tyson will guest-star on Law & Order: SVU, EW has confirmed. Tyson’s publicist told EW that he’ll shoot his episode later this month. It will air Feb. 13. USA Today first reported that Tyson, making his TV acting debut (not playing himself), will portray Reggie Rhodes, “a murderer on death row who is also the victim of a difficult childhood.”

This isn’t the only news in the most recent chapter of Tyson’s controversial life. Post-Hangover, Tyson had been performing a one-man show (read EW’s review) and in October, launched the Mike Tyson Cares Foundation.

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'SVU' Q&A: Showrunner Warren Leight teases a season of suspicion -- and a '50 Shades'-inspired ep

leaving, in a way, opened up a lot of new possibilities. The thing that you worry about most is the thing that often works in your favor.”

Heading into season 14, which premieres tonight. SVU has some momentum to maintain. Leight is confident that introducing some new faces (Paget Brewster, Adam Baldwin) and dynamics (key word: suspicion) will be just the trick. If the show’s performance as NBC’s highest-rated drama finale last season is any indication, he may be on to something. Read what Leight has in store for SVU‘s double-barrel opener below, plus see how a certain ultra-popular erotic novel makes its way onto the show. READ FULL STORY

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