Law & Order: SVU has scared up another gig for Pablo Schreiber.
“We are thrilled and terrified that Pablo Schreiber is coming back to SVU to reprise his role as psychopath William Lewis,” executive producers Warren Leight and Julie Martin tell TV Guide Magazine. “He’ll again be tormenting Det. Olivia Benson. Although he’s the one on trial, he turns it into hers.”
The Orange Is the New Black actor was last seen in the NBC procedural’s two-part season premiere, in which his sadistic alter ego abducted and tortured Benson until she turned the tables and nearly beat him to death.
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• TVLine is giving you an early taste of the holidays with an exclusive first look at Christmas in Conway, ABC’s upcoming Hallmark Hall of Fame film starring Mary-Louise Parker (Weeds), Andy Garcia (Ocean’s Twelve), Mandy Moore (A Walk to Remember) and Cheri Oteri (Saturday Night Live). Press PLAY below for a peek at the Sunday, Dec. 1 special.
• Sprague Grayden (Sons of Anarchy) and Gregg Henry (Scandal) are Following-bound. Per The Wrap, Grayden will recur in the Fox drama’s second season as a reporter-turned-author who butts heads with Ryan Hardy. Henry, meanwhile, guest-stars as a doctor with a dark secret.
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• Lisa Bonet has landed a multi-ep arc on Sundance Channel’s The Red Road. The series revolves around a sheriff (played by Off the Map‘s Martin Henderson) struggling to keep his family together while policing two clashing communities. The Cosby Show alumna joins as a Lenape Native American lawyer who returns home after a crime is been committed against a member of her tribe.
• AMC has given pilot orders to two dramas, Knifeman and Galyntine, Deadline reports. Based on the John Hunter biography, The Knife Man: Blood, Body Snatching and the Birth of Modern Surgery, Knifeman is set in 18th-century London and centers on a charming but arrogant genius who challenges societal norms to transform his visions into cutting-edge discoveries. The Revolution-esque Galyntine takes place after a cataclysmic, technology-induced disaster creates a new society that eschews all forms of technology.
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