Scoop: Law & Order: SVU Swears In Kevin Pollak for Guest Spot

Kevin Pollak will guest-star on an upcoming episode of Law & Order: SVU . has learned that Pollak, 54, will play a judge who finds himself on the wrong side of the law. Lost and Damages alum Fisher Stevens and Murphy Brown 's ...

'Law & Order: SVU': Andre Braugher Previews 'Spiraling Down' (EXCLUSIVE VIDEO)

'Law & Order: SVU' has been known to rip from the headlines, but in this week's episode, they're kicking it up a notch. In 'Spiraling Down' (Wed., Dec. 7, 10PM ET on NBC), the detectives catch a legendary footballer, played by 'Everwood' alum Treat Williams, in a teen prostitution sting. Williams' character hires Andre Braugher's Bayard Ellis, the defense attorney who has been giving the 'SVU' team a run for their money. In this exclusive backstage clip, Braugher talks about the challenges his character faces in defending Williams' character, a man with chronic traumatic encephalopathy from his years on the football field. "Sometimes he's in and sometimes he's out," Braugher said of the character's mental state. "Sometimes he understands what he's doing and its implications and sometimes he's simply not there. He doesn't remember and he's behaving in odd ways." Watch the video below.

Law & Order: SVU Guest Treat Williams Tackles CTE in "Deeply Moving" Episode

Treat Williams wasn't sold right away when he was offered a guest-starring role on Law & Order: SVU . "I read the first 10 pages and within the first 10 minutes, I am with two underage girls in a hotel room and I partially expose myself. I called my agent back and said, 'Are you guys sure? Do we want to do this,'" he tells with a laugh. "My agent said, 'Just read the whole thing and shut up.' So I did and I realized it was one of the most extraordinary parts I've seen in years. It was deeply moving."

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (SVU) “Spiraling Down” Season 13 Episode 10

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit  “Spiraling Down” Season 13 Episode 10 airs Wednesday  November 30 on NBC (10-11 p.m. ET) . Episode Synopsis :  A military colleague (guest star  Dominic Fumusa) of Detective  Amaro’s (Danny Pino) wife reports his 14-year-old daughter missing. The detectives find the girl (guest star Kay Panabaker) working as a prostitute under a possessive pimp (guest star Jon Michael Hill). They quickly set up a sting operation to entrap Johns on rape charges with a minor, and arrest aging pro quarterback Jake Stanton (guest star Williams.) Detective Benson (Mariska Hargitay) and ADA Cabot (Stephanie March) seek to make an example out of the football legend, but the case is thrown into chaos with the return of defense attorney Bayard Ellis (guest star Braugher), who questions Stanton’s mental capacity after years of injuries on the field. Also starring Ice-T (Detective Odafin Tutuola), Dann Florek (Captain Donald Cragen) and Kelli Giddish (Detective Amanda Rollins). Beth Chamberlin and Laura Benanti alsoguest star. Read More...