Scoop: LAW & ORDER: SPECIAL VICTIMS UNIT on NBC - Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Scoop: LAW & ORDER: SPECIAL VICTIMS UNIT on NBC - Wednesday, December 5, 2012"Dreams Deferred" - When a man goes on a killing rampage through New York, the lead FBI agent (guest star Gedrick) calls upon the SVU to get information from the suspect’s last known contact – a prostitute (guest star Arquette) who had been involved in one of Benson’s (Hargitay) old cases. As the detectives work with her to track down the killer, they find themselves drawn into her world and must fight to save her life. Also starring Ice-T (Detective Odafin Tutuola), Dann Florek (Captain Donald Cragen), Danny Pino (Detective Nick Amaro) and Kelli Giddish (Detective Amanda Rollins.) Also guest starring Gbenga Akinnagbe and P.J. Brown. LAW & ORDER: SPECIAL VICTIMS UNIT airs on NBC on Wednesday, December 5 at 9:00pm!

Created by Emmy Award-winning producer Dick Wolf, LAW & ORDER: SPECIAL VICTIMS UNIT is now in its fourteenth season. The program has received numerous accolades from community-based organizations for the social issues it tackles, and cast members are frequently recognized for the work they do off-screen to promote personal health and safety and other volunteer efforts and initiatives.

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.