05/21/2014 (09:00PM – 10:01PM) (Wednesday) : AMARO’S (DANNY PINO) CAREER IS ON THE LINE AND BENSON (MARISKA HARGITAY) IS FACED WITH A LIFE-CHANGING DECISION. RICHARD BELZER RETURNS AS JOHN MUNCH.
Amaro’s (Danny Pino) recklessness once again makes him the target of Internal Affairs, and he has no choice but to face the consequences. With his professional and personal life at risk, he looks to his friend John Munch (Belzer) for advice. Meanwhile, an online ad for escorts leads to the rape and robbery of several male tourists, and one of the suspects has a surprising connection to Sergeant Benson (Mariska Hargitay) that may change her life forever. Also starring Ice-T (Det. Odafin Tutuola) and Kelli Giddish (Det. Amanda Rollins). Also guest starring Donal Logue (Lt. Declan Murphy), Emma Greenwell (Ellie Porter), Peter Hermann (Counselor Trevor Langan), Michael Potts (Sgt. Cole Draper), Jason Cerbone (Counselor Desappio) and Gavin-Keith Umeh (Little Tino).
05/14/2014 (09:00PM – 10:01PM) (Wednesday) : THE SVU PUSHES LEGAL AND MORAL BOUNDARIES TO PUT A SEXUAL PREDATOR BEHIND BARS. GUEST STAR B.D. WONG RETURNS.
Under the guidance of Lieutenant Murphy (Donal Logue), Sergeant Benson (Mariska Hargitay) and the SVU take an active approach to catching sex offenders – they target Simon Wilkes (guest star Joshua Malina), a well-regarded photographer with a secret life. An undercover investigation finds his graphic fantasies may have crossed the line into reality, at a child’s expense. But the case becomes impossible when no evidence of a victim is found. Also starring Ice-T (Det. Odafin Tutuola), Danny Pino (Det. Nick Amaro), Kelli Giddish (Det. Amanda Rollins) and Raul Esparza (ADA Rafael Barba). Also guest starring Nia Vardalos (Counselor Minonna Efron), Brian Baumgartner (Gordon Montlieff) and Laura Benanti (Maria Grazie).
05/07/2014 (09:00PM – 10:01PM) (Wednesday) : A CHILD IS CAUGHT IN THE MIDDLE OF A FAMOUS COUPLE’S NASTY DIVORCE
Benson (Mariska Hargitay) and Murphy (guest star Donal Logue) question renowned television producer Frank Maddox (guest star Bradley Whitford) when he’s accused of molesting his 8 year-old daughter Chelsea (guest star Clare Foley). Maddox’s estranged wife, actress Catherine Summers (guest star Samantha Mathis), wants justice for her daughter but refuses to cooperate, leading the cops to suspect the accusation was a ploy to win the public’s favor. With Catherine’s young sister Rose (guest star Emma Bell) engaged to Maddox and accusations flying back and forth in the media, Benson strives to help a child by discovering the truth. Also starring Ice-T (Detective Odafin Tutuola), Danny Pino (Detective Nick Amaro), Kelli Giddish (Detective Amanda Rollins) and Raúl Esparza (ADA Rafael Barba). Also guest starring Jeffrey Tambor (Counselor Lester Cohen), Celia Keenan-Bolger (Mavis Summers), Aida Turturro (Judge Felicia Catano), Geraldo Rivera (as himself) and Ann Curry (as herself).
Jessica and I would like to wish Danny Pino a very happy Birthday. In honor of his birthday we created a special van video for him, you can check it out below. Thank you for the last year three of Nick Amaro and hoping there are still many more to come. We hope you have an amazing Birthday and wishing you nothing but the best.
Jessica & Meghan
04/30/2014 (09:00PM – 10:01PM) (Wednesday) : SERGEANT BENSON (MARISKA HARGITAY) FACES THE AFTERMATH OF THE BEAST’S FINAL ACT
In the moments after William Lewis’ death, Sergeant Benson (Hargitay) is rescued by the SVU squad, but her torment continues. The Internal Affairs investigation of her actions is deemed inconclusive, and with no evidence to corroborate her story, Prosecutor Derek Strauss (Greg Germann) convenes a grand jury and calls for Benson’s arrest. With increasing pressure from Lt. Tucker (guest star Robert John Burke) and Lt. Murphy (Donal Logue) to save herself any way she can, Benson must choose between her convictions and her badge. Also starring Ice-T (Detective Odafin Tutuola), Danny Pino (Detective Nick Amaro) and Kelli Giddish (Detective Amanda Rollins). Also guest starring Elizabeth Marvel (Rita Calhoun), Bill Irwin (Dr. Lindstrom), Michael Potts (Sgt. Draper), Tamara Tunie (M.E. Warner), Curt Bouril (Det. Carlson) and Nikki Estridge (Det. Delano).
04/09/2014 (09:00PM – 10:01PM) (Wednesday) : SERGEANT BENSON’S (MARISKA HARGITAY) NIGHTMARE CONTINUES WHEN WILLIAM LEWIS (GUEST STAR PABLO SCHREIBER) ESCAPES FROM PRISON
The sadistic William Lewis (Schreiber) escapes from prison, arbitrarily killing as he goes. Concerned for Benson’s safety, a security detail is assigned to her 24/7, but it doesn’t take long for Lewis to get her back where he left off. With time running out, Benson must decide how much she’s willing to sacrifice in order to save the life of a child. Also starring Ice-T (Detective Odafin Tutuola), Danny Pino (Detective Nick Amaro) and Kelli Giddish (Detective Amanda Rollins). Also guest starring Natalie Racoosin (Lauren Cole), Nikki Estridge (Detective Delano), Curt Bouril (Detective Carlson) and Lily Pilblad (Amelia Cole).
04/02/2014 (09:00PM – 10:01PM) (Wednesday) : A TROUBLED YOUNG WOMAN TRYING TO PROTECT HER DAUGHTER IS CONFRONTED BY THE HARSH REALITY OF HER OWN CHILDHOOD
Single mom Jenny Aschler (guest star Meghann Fahy) is arrested for child endangerment. Not trusting anyone to take care of her young daughter Maddie (guest star Ella Anderson), she instead leaves her home alone for days. Jenny’s fierce motherly instincts and fear of men leads Sergeant Benson (Mariska Hargitay) to suspect she may have been a victim of child abuse. With help from Dr. Lindstrom (guest star Bill Irwin), Jenny recovers deeply repressed memories of violence, rape and neglect. Also starring Ice-T (Detective Odafin Tutuola), Danny Pino (Detective Nick Amaro), Kelli Giddish (Detective Amanda Rollins) and Raúl Esparza (Rafael Barba). Also guest starring Dean Winters (Detective Brian Cassidy) and Daniel Stewart Sherman (Gary Aschler).
03/19/2014 (09:00PM – 10:01PM) (Wednesday) : ALEC BALDWIN GUEST STARS IN MARISKA HARGITAY’S DIRECTORIAL DEBUT
Renowned New York Ledger columnist Jimmy MacArthur (Baldwin) is given full access to Sergeant Benson (Hargitay) and the squad for an inside look at the city’s Special Victims Unit. When the rape case of a young Muslim woman (guest star Summer Bishil) escalates to a hate crime, Jimmy stays one step ahead of the investigation and declares the entire crime a hoax. With the victim under fierce public scrutiny, Benson struggles to keep the case on solid ground and fears a rapist will go free. Also starring Ice-T (Detective Odafin Tutuola), Danny Pino (Detective Nick Amaro), Kelli Giddish (Detective Amanda Rollins) and Raúl Esparza (ADA Rafael Barba). Also guest starring Tamara Tunie (M.E. Melinda Warner), Delaney Williams (Counselor John Buchanan), Leslie Odom Jr. (Reverend Curtis Scott), Josh Pais (Hank Abraham), Nick Mennell (Elias Kemp Jr.) and Katie Couric (as herself).
03/12/2014 (09:00PM – 10:01PM) (Wednesday) : ROLLINS’ GAMBLING ADDICTION COSTS HER MORE THAN MONEY WHEN A MISSTEP PUTS HER ON THE WRONG SIDE OF THE LAW
Detective Amanda Rollins’ (Kelli Giddish) addiction drives her to an illegal gambling club, where waitress Clare Wilson (returning guest star Stefanie Scott) recognizes her as a cop. To protect her job, Rollins strikes a deal with the club managers (guest stars Donal Logue and Sherri Saum) to make their illegal transgressions disappear. But when the debt isn’t paid to their liking, she doubles down and loses, forcing Sergeant Benson (Mariska Hargitay) and Detective Tutuola (Ice-T) to suspect one of their own of an unthinkable crime. Also starring Danny Pino (Detective Nick Amaro). Also guest starring Federico Dordei (Marcelo Guarana), Lothaire Bluteau (Anton Nadari) and Michael Potts (IAB Sgt. Cole Draper).
03/05/2014 (09:00PM – 10:01PM) (Wednesday) : A COLLEGE RECRUIT FROM GEORGIA BECOMES A VICTIM OF TEAM HAZING AND VIOLENCE IN NEW YORK CITY
High school football star Cedric Jones (guest star Winston Duke) goes missing in New York City, and his uncle seeks help from their hometown friend, Detective Rollins (Kelli Giddish). Though already committed to attending Georgia Tech, Cedric nevertheless accepted a free weekend recruiting trip from Hudson University’s football team. When the cops find him in jail, they suspect the truth may have led to a cruel prank that spiraled out of control. Sgt. Benson’s (Mariska Hargitay) investigation into the football team and its popular coach (guest star Glenn Morshower) uncovers several victims of abuse, prejudice and hazing. Meanwhile, Rollins turns to an old friend to help deal with her escalating troubles. Also guest starring Greg Finley (Eddie Thorpe), Glenn Fleary (Larry Jones), Leigh-Ann Rose (Tanya) and Thomas Sadoski (Nate Davis). Also starring Ice-T (Detective Odafin Tutuola) and Danny Pino (Detective Nick Amaro).