Fall TV Preview

Law & Order: SVU Stars, Familiar and New, Preview the 'Different' Season Ahead

No two ways about it: Law & Order: SVU is going to look really different when it returns this fall. With the exit of series vet Christopher Meloni and the addition of both Danny Pino (Cold Case) and Kelli Giddish (The Good Wife), the 13th season of the NBC procedural had the potential of being nearly unrecognizable. But that’s not necessarily the case — nor is said change a bad thing. READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO

Emmys

Emmys 2011: Who Deserves the Award for Best Actress in a Drama?

The 2010 Emmy winner for Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series — The Closer‘s Kyra Sedgwick — didn’t even crack the list of nominees for 2011, which will add a dose of unpredictability to the category when the winners are announced at the Sept. 18 kudo-fest. But which woman is most worthy of taking home the statuette? …READ MORE

Law & Order: SVU Debate: Who Should Replace Chris Meloni Next Season?

I’m not happy that Law & Order: SVU‘s Chris Meloni is retiring his badge after 12 years. Not happy at all. But rather than throw myself a pity party to which you would have all been invited, I’ve decided to channel my negative energy into something positive: finding my girl Mariska Hargitay a new partner before she steps away from the beat full-time at midseason. Here are, for my money, the folks Dick Wolf should be courting: READ MORE