Harry Connick Jr. Joins SVU as Love Interest for Mariska Hargitay, and Other Updates From NBC

Law & Order: SVU is heating up Olivia Benson’s love life.

At the Television Critics Association’s winter press tour in Pasadena early Friday, NBC chairman Robert Greenblatt announced that actor-singer Harry Connick Jr. is joining the cast for a four-episode arc as an assistant DA and love interest for Mariska Hargitay’s lovelorn detective. READ MORE