Tension mounts as one of Benson's (Mariska Hargitay) solved cases is reopened. Haden (Harry Connick Jr.) warns Benson not to let Ellis, who is defending the accused, take advantage of his relationship with her.
The Law and Order: SVU star reveals her current video game addiction.
Sofia Vergara has topped Forbes' list of highest-paid actresses on TV for the second year in a row. According to the mag, Vergara earned more than $30 million over the course of last year. It's not just her gig on Modern Family bringing in the big bucks, Sofia has several endorsement and licensing deals with Pepsi, Kmart, Rooms To Go, and CoverGirl, plus her Spanish-language commercials as well. When asked about the secret to her success, Vergara said, "I think what has made me successful is that I have no reason to prove anything to anyone." Trailing Sofia in Forbes' list of highest-paid TV actresses are Kaley Cuoco, Mariska Hargitay, Tina Fey and the Kardashian clan.
Debra Messing, Alec Baldwin, Hilary Swank, Cyndi Lauper, and many other stars came out to support Mariska Hargitay's charity, the Joyful Heart Foundation.
Mariska Hargitay explains why Season 15 is a game changer for Benson.
This hard-hitting and emotional series which follows Detective Elliot Stabler (Christopher Meloni) and his partner Olivia Benson (Emmy-winner Mariska Hargitay) has striking surprises in store for the season. When Connie Nielson (Gladiator) guest stars as Stablers beautiful and multi-talented new partner for six episodes, things heat up on the streets of New York and the elite squad is forced to take even bigger risks.
The worst offense calls for the best defense, and ours comes in the form of Detective Olivia Benson (Emmy winner Mariska Hargitay) and her partner Elliot Stabler (Emmy nominee Christopher Meloni). Or, as we like to call them: good cop, good cop. Along with a dynamic group of detectives, they devote their lives to the Special Victims Unit of the NYPD. This acclaimed hit series in the Law & Order franchise enters its 12th season with even more storylines that shed light on the most thought-provoking crimes against humanity. With plenty of special guests and five Emmys under its belt, the show continues to make headlines as one of TV's most-watched dramas. And there's no crime in that.
This hard-hitting and emotional series from NBC's "Law & Order" brand chronicles the life and crimes of the Special Victims Unit of the New York City Police Department, an elite squad of detectives who investigate sexually based crimes. Dedicated Detective Olivia Benson (Mariska Hargitay), a seasoned veteran of the unit who has seen it all, heads up the department with empathy and professionalism, all the while dealing with her difficult past - as a product of rape and a witness to her mother's grief, she can personally relate to each victim she tries to help.
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit chronicles the life and crimes of the elite Special Victims Unit of the NYPD. Each episode features a new case to solve, new victims to console as well as the constant struggle for the detectives to juggle the emotional toll of the job and the pressure it puts on their personal lives. The show stars Christopher Meloni, Mariska Hargitay, Dann Florek, Richard Belzer, Dean Winters and Michelle Hurd. The series follows Detective Elliot Stabler (Meloni) and his partner Olivia Benson (Hargitay). Overseeing the unit is Captain Donald Cragen (Florek).
Detective Olivia Benson (Emmy winner Mariska Hargitay) leads the hard-hitting series into a new season of emotional storytelling. Joining her are new regular cast members Kelli Giddish ("Chase") and Danny Pino ("Cold Case") as detectives Amanda Rollins and Nick Amaro.
Find out what happened on January 23 including famous birthdays like Mariska Hargitay; famous deaths like Johnny Carson and notable events like the TV mini-series "Roots" premiering on ABC.