"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."
The NBC series Law and Order: Special Victims Unit often takes a "ripped from the headlines" approach to the stories they tell on the show, but their latest effort resulted in Occupy Wall Street protesters invading the set. Take a look at a video taken from the Law and Order: Special Victims Unit occupation below.
The show was shooting a mock-up of the Occupy Wall Street camp in Manhattan's Foley Square, when over 100 protesters occupied the set in less than an hour, some holding signs reading, 'We are a movement, not a TV plot.' As a result, the city pulled the show's filming permit. NBC would not comment on the story.Read More
Law and Order: Special Victims Unit recently aired Episode 13.03: Blood Brothers on Wednesday, October 5 on NBC. Guest stars Judy Reyes and Kyle MacLachlan held a conference call to discuss this episode. Here's what they had to say below.
I was wondering if each of you could talk a little bit about how you got involved with the show.Read More
In the Season 13 premiere of Law and Order: Special Victims Unit, Episode 13.1: Scorched Earth, the detectives of the Special Victims Unit are called to the scene when a hotel maid reports being assaulted by Italian diplomat Robert Distasio. Bureau Chief Mike Cutter (Linus Roache) and ADA Alex Cabot (Stephanie March) prosecute the high-profile case, which quickly grows more complicated as the maid's credibility is publicly questioned. Detective Amanda Rollins (Kelli Giddish) joins the Manhattan SVU from Atlanta, while Benson (Mariska Hargitay) struggles to cope with the fall-out from the shooting in the precinct. Stephanie March and Linus Roache recently held a conference call to discuss this new season of Law and Order: Special Victims Unit. Here's what they had to say below.
How many episodes are you both doing and can you talk about the changes this season?Read More
Rose McGowan guest stars in Bombshell On this Wednesday's all-new episode of Law and Order: Special Victims Unit, Benson (Mariska Hargitay) and Stabler (Christopher Meloni) go undercover at a swingers' club in order to nab a sexy suspect. We recently met up with Daniel Truly and episode guest star Rose McGowan to find out more about Episode 12.09: Bombshell.
Here is that conversation.Read More
Netflix, Inc. and NBC Universal Domestic Television Distribution today announced an expanded license agreement through which Netflix members can instantly watch a selection of broadcast series from the NBC television network and - for the first time on Netflix - content from some of NBC Universal's popular cable channels.
The multi-year deal kicks off next week and continues the relationship between Netflix and NBC Universal.Read More
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit is set to premiere Season 12 on Wednesday, September 22nd, with the two-hour special Locum. The story finds a foster couple calling Detectives Benson and Stabler to the scene of the crime when their ten-year-old adopted daughter disappears. It soon comes to light that she ran away to meet with a man named Erik Weber (guest star Henry Ian Cusick), whom she met on the internet and whom Benson and Stabler suspect of ulterior motives regarding the girl. Weber denies any wrongdoing, and also expresses romantic interest in Benson. However, as the investigation continues, the detectives realize that the girl's foster parents may be hiding something that could change the entire course of the case.
How does your character and Benson become involved in your episodes? And is he really in to her because they say he's going to be a romantic interest or is there an ulterior motive there?Read More
NBC announced today the premiere dates of its new Fall 2010-11 primetime schedule. Beginning the week of September 20, the premiere week schedule features the debuts of the network's highly anticipated new series - including The Event, Chase, Undercovers, Law & Order: Los Angeles, Outsourced, Outlaw and School Pride. This schedule will be adjusted to accommodate specials and holiday programming.
In addition, NBC again launches the NFL season with NFL Kickoff on Thursday, September 9 at 8 p.m. ET when the defending Super Bowl champion New Orleans Saints host the Minnesota Vikings in a rematch of last year's NFC Championship Game. "Sunday Night Football" and "Football Night in America" officially debut on Sunday, September 12 when the Washington Redskins host the Dallas Cowboys in one of sports' most storied rivalries.Read More
Cusick will play a graphic artist named Erik Weber.
Neal Baer, SVU executive producer, cast Ian because he is "a sharp, smart leader and very charismatic." He also happened to be a fan of Lost.Read More