Photo Flash: First Look - Billy Porter, Carly Rose Sonenclar Guest on LAW & ORDER: SVU
2013 Tony Award-winner Billy Porter and singing sensation Carly Rose Sonenclar will guest star on the November 6th episode of NBC's LAW & ORDER: SVU titled 'Dissonant Voice'. Also on the episode, American Idol stars Clay Aiken and Taylor Hicks and Ashanti. Get a first look below!
In the episode, singing coach Jackie Walker (Porter) is at the height of his career, with a featured role on television's biggest reality show, "American Diva," and a steady position teaching music at a prestigious New York City school.
When a four year-old student comes forward with claims of sexual abuse, Detective Rollins (Kelli Giddish) asks the squad to be mindful of Walker's reputation, but Benson's (Mariska Hargitay) investigation uncovers evidence that condemns the popular personality. As the case becomes public, more and more victims come forward, but Walker refuses to come clean. Also Starring Ice T (Detective Odafin Tutuola), Danny Pino (Detective Nick Amaro) and Raúl Esparza (ADA Rafael Barba). Also guest starring Jessica Phillips (ADA Pippa Cox), Hana Hayes (Brooke Allen), Kara Hayward (Rachel Burns), Carly Rose Sonenclar (Grace Belsey), David Pittu (Counselor Linus Tate) and Bill Irwin (Dr. Lindstrom).
Created by Emmy Award-winning producer Dick Wolf, "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit," now in its fifteenth season, is the longest-running Primetime drama currently on television. This hard-hitting and emotional series from NBC's "Law & Order" brand chronicles the life and crimes of the Special Victims Unit of the New York City Police Department, an elite squad of detectives who investigate sexually based crimes.
Dedicated Detective Olivia Benson (Mariska Hargitay), a seasoned veteran of the unit who has seen it all, heads up the department with empathy and professionalism, all the while dealing with her difficult past - as a product of rape and a witness to her mother's grief, she can personally relate to each victim she tries to help.
The series airs Wednesdays at 9/8c on NBC.
Photo credit: Michael Parmelee/NBC
Ashanti, Taylor Hicks