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‘Law & Order: SVU’ Episode Inspired by Hazing Scandal

Storylines on “Law & Order: Special Victims’ Unit” are often ripped from the headlines. Occasionally, however, the plot precedes the headlines. Wednesday night's installment manages to do both.    Read More... //blogs.wsj.com/speakeasy/2014/03/05/law-order-svu-episode-inspired-by-hazing-scandal/?mod=WSJBlog

'Law & Order: SVU' delivers their verdict on the Daniel Tosh rape joke controversy

At what point must we hold art accountable for whatever dangerous ideas or actions it may incite? It's a question that's plagued artists and consumers of art since time immemorial -- and "Law & Order: SVU" tackled it head-on on Wednesday (Feb. 26).In the episode, titled "Comic Perversion," "SVU" did that "ripped from the headlines" thing they do so well, taking on the 2012 controversy surrounding comedian Daniel Tosh and his ill-advised rape jokes -- making clear where the show and its writers stand on the debate that's troubled the comedy world ever since.Standing in for Tosh in the "SVU" world is Josh Galloway (played to the sleazy hilt by Jonathan Silverman), a hack frat comedian who we meet during his set at TSU. As the drunk bros in the crowd eat up his every misogynistic word, Renee (Skyler Day, a familiar face from last season's "Girl Dishonored" episode) and others from her S.T.A.R. (Students... //blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2014/02/law-order-svu-delivers-their-verdict-on-the-daniel-tosh-rape-joke-controversy.html

Law & Order: SVU Season 15 Episode 16 “Gridiron Soldier”

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit  (SVU) season 15 Episode 16 “Gridiron Soldier” airs Wednesday, Mrach5 2014 on NBC (9:01-10:00 p.m. ET). Episode Synopsis:  Law & Order: SVU Season 15 Episode 16 “Gridiron Soldier” – 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). Read More... //www.tvequals.com/2014/03/05/law-order-svu-season-15-episode-16-gridiron-soldier/