Topic: law-and-order-svu

5 Facts About New ‘Law & Order: SVU’ Star Kelli Giddish

5 Facts About New 'Law & Order: SVU' Star Kelli Giddish

Along with Danny Pino, Kelli Giddish has been selected as one of the new stars of Law and Order: Special Victims Unit. While Det. Olivia Benson (aka Mariska Hargitay) isn’t going away completely, she has asked for a smaller role this season and her character will get a promotion. That leaves room for new addition Kelli to create a place for herself on the show. So who is Kelli, and what do you need to know about her? More »

Poll: What Do You Think of Jennifer Love Hewitt Replacing Mariska Hargitay on ‘Law & Order: SVU’?

Poll: What Do You Think of Jennifer Love Hewitt Replacing Mariska Hargitay on 'Law & Order: SVU'?

All things must pass, even Law and Order. The once-bulletproof franchise saw the cancellation of the original Law and Order and the banishment/eventual cancellation of Law & Order: Criminal Intent. Although Law & Order: Special Victims Unit has been the biggest hit of the franchise, that doesn’t make it immune to change. Longtime star Mariska Hargitay, who won an Emmy for her work as Det. Olivia Benson, is reportedly leaving the show after next season. The show will deal with her departure by bringing in a new female detective whom Olivia will train/mentor during next season, leaving her to take over when Olivia says goodbye. And who might that new detective be? The Hollywood Reporter says it’ll be Jennifer Love Hewitt, who needs something to do now that The Ghost Whisperer is off the air. More »

What Should I Watch On TV? The Shows of Your Adolescence Are All Grown Up

What Should I Watch On TV? The Shows of Your Adolescence Are All Grown Up

Sometimes the interests of your childhood come out in your adult life. You loved your pets, and you became a vet (or professional dog walker), you were into drawing and now you’re a graphic designer, you were obsessed with video games and now it’s been seven years since you left your basement . And what you watched when you still had to schedule time in front of the TV around homework can translate to what you’ve got on your DVR now. More »

‘Law and Order: SVU’ Meets YA Lit

'Law and Order: SVU' Meets YA Lit

Law and Order marathons have to be the number one thing standing between me and a productive life. It’s gone from a passive form of entertainment to an interactive party game- from guessing the season by Olivia’s hair style to estimating how old an episode is by how freaked out everyone seems about the internet-thingy all the kids are talking about.

This May Rachel Dewoskin‘s book Big Girl Small comes out, adding to the already booming collection of young adult novels with SVU-esque plots. More »

Sharon Stone On Other Side Of Witness Stand For Law & Order – Do assistant D.A.’s have to wear underwear during cross-examinations? If it’s SVU (the most rape-y of all the L&O spin-offs), the answer is “probably.” (Entertainment Weekly)