Harry Connick Jr., Mariska Hargitay
There's a new man in Olivia Benson's life.
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit has booked Emmy and Grammy winner Harry Connick Jr. for a four-episode arc, TVGuide.com has learned. NBC is expected to announce Connick's casting Friday at the Television Critics Association winter previews.
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Connick, who is currently starring on Broadway in On a Clear Day You Can See Forever, will play Executive Assistant District Attorney David Haden, a committed, straight-shooting prosecutor ...
National Treasure: Book of Secrets courtesy Buena Vista Pictures Distribution
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