Posts tagged "Law & Order: SVU"

‘Law & Order’ Star Richard Belzer’s Brother Commits Suicide

Law & Order: SVU star Richard Belzer's older brother Leonard Belzer, 73, leapt to his death today in Manhattan. The New York Daily News says the actor's sibling had been suffering from health issues and was distraught over the 2012 death of his wife, Emmy Award-winning Sesame Street director Emily Squires.

By: Barbara DeFranco / July 30, 2014

Alec Baldwin Skewers the Journalists He Hates on ‘Law & Order: SVU’

After quitting public life, Alec Baldwin returned to television Wednesday night, playing an alcoholic journalist with questionable ethics on Law & Order: SVU. In other words, he played his own worst nightmare.

By: Robert Kessler / March 20, 2014

Richard Belzer is Leaving ‘Law & Order: SVU’

Richard Belzer, who has been on Law & Order: SVU since 1999, is leaving the show. On last night's episode Detective John Munch, his character, announced his retirement. Next week's episode will feature Munch's retirement party as well as, ostensibly, a sex crime of some sort.

By: Robert Kessler / October 10, 2013

Your Fall Television Preview: Everything Is a Copy of a Copy

Each season, a whole new slate of television shows hit the airwaves. Some will be hits, even more will be canceled, but most of all, many are, in some way, a rip off of a series plot that has already proven successful. This is how the new shows of fall 2013 connect:…

By: Robert Kessler / October 1, 2013

‘SVU’ Is Combining the Paula Deen and Trayvon Martin Stories into One Mega-Episode! Set Your DVRs Now!

The question was not if, but when Law & Order: SVU would be adapting the trial of George Zimmerman for an episode. Now, that time has come. But SVU producers have outdone themselves, announcing that they'd be rolling two of the year's biggest headlines -- Zimmerman and the Paula Deen scandal -- into one mega-episode.

By: Robert Kessler / August 22, 2013

Andy Samberg to Host 2013 Indie Spirit Awards; ‘Jersey Shore’ Wraps With 7-Day Marathon

It’s the beginning of the end for MTV’s Jersey Shore. The network is bidding adieu to their iconic reality series with a seven-day marathon kicking off Thursday with a brand new episode at 10 PM. The marathon will run until the emotional series finale on Dec. 20 at 10 PM. Following the finale, MTV will…

By: Lauren DiMascio / December 11, 2012

TV Buzz: Starz Announces ‘Spartacus’ Final Season Premiere Date; ‘Real Housewives of Miami’ Gets Special Sunday Episode

Starz has set a return date for Spartacus’ third and final season, Spartacus: War of the Damned. Liam McIntyre returns as the titular gladiator as the season begins following the defeat of Roman commander Gaius Claudius Glaber. It premieres Friday, Jan. 25 at 9 PM. [Starz] Bravo is giving us more Real Housewives this Sunday with…

By: Lauren DiMascio / November 6, 2012