18×10 “Motherly Love” Episode Synopsis

02/08/2017 (09:00PM – 10:02PM) (Wednesday) : 400TH EPISODE DIRECTED BY MARISKA HARGITAY – A teenaged boy uses a rifle to stop an assault on his mother, but soon learns the target was someone he knows. Starring Mariska Hargitay (Lt. Olivia Benson), Ice T (Det. Odafin Tutuola), Kelli Giddish (Det. Amanda Rollins), Raúl Esparza (ADA Rafael Barba) and Peter Scanavino (Det. Sonny Carisi). Guest starring Sarah Wynter (Dr. Nicole Keller), Aaron Sanders (Luke Keller), Delaney Williams (Counselor John Buchanan), Gage Polchlopek (Ethan Miller), Jason Bowen (Det. Marcus Perry), Jenna Stern (Judge Elana Barth), Benton Greene (Charles Franklin), Daniel Cosgrove (Dr. Daniel Keller), Chantal Jean-Pierre (Regina Franklin), Olivia Sargent (Alexandra Handley) and Donald Dasg (Trey Franklin).

18×9 “Decline and Fall” Episode Synopsis

01/18/2017 (09:00PM – 10:00PM) (Wednesday) : The powerful family of a retail empire closes ranks when a bartender accuses one of their own of rape. Starring Mariska Hargitay (Lt. Olivia Benson), Kelli Giddish (Det. Amanda Rollins), Raúl Esparza (ADA Rafael Barba) and Peter Scanavino (Det. Sonny Carisi). Also guest starring Bob Gunton (Lawrence Hendricks Sr.), Ariane Rinehart (Sarah Morrissey), Ian Nelson (Eric Hendricks), Raphael Sbarge (Atty. Harold Timmons), Sarah Clarke (Cynthia Hendricks), Jim True-Frost (Lawrence Hendricks Jr.) and Jackie Debatin (Sue Ann Daly).

18×1 “Terrorized” Episode Synopsis

09/21/2016 (09:00PM – 10:00PM) (Wednesday) : SEASON PREMIERE — A young boy is found wandering alone in Central Park and the search for his parents leads to startling evidence of a planned mass casualty event in the city. As the SVU works with the joint-terrorism task force to find the suspects and the motive, Lt. Benson (Mariska Hargitay) must also convince Barba (Raúl Esparza) to address allegations of rape and torture the boy’s mother discloses. Also starring Ice T (Det. Odafin Tutuola), Kelli Giddish (Det. Amanda Rollins) and Peter Scanavino (Det. Sonny Carisi). Guest starring Peter Gallagher (Chief Dodds), Robert John Burke (Capt. Tucker), Elizabeth Marvel (Rita Calhoun), Natia Dune (Ana Kapic) and Marc Damon Johnson (Agent Dan Conley).

17×23 “Heartfelt Passages” Episode Synopsis

05/25/2016 (09:00PM – 10:00PM) (Wednesday) : SEASON FINALE – When the investigation of Corrections Officer Gary Munson (guest star Brad Garrett) deepens, he and his union take drastic actions that threaten the lives of ADA Barba (Raúl Esparza) and the SVU squad. Also starring Mariska Hargitay, Ice T, Kelli Giddish and Peter Scanavino. Also guest starring Andy Karl, Karina Logue, Peter Gallagher, Robert John Burke, Kevin O’Rourke, Jack McGee, Bill Duke and Bill Irwin.

17×22 “Intersecting Lives” Episode Synopsis

05/18/2016 (09:00PM – 10:00PM) (Wednesday) : BRAD GARRETT GUEST STARS – A corrections officer (Garrett) is arrested for sexually assaulting female inmates in and out of prison, and the union that supports him targets Barba (Raúl Esparza) and the SVU. Also starring Mariska Hargitay, Ice T, Kelli Giddish and Peter Scanavino. Also guest starring Andy Karl, Ernest Waddell, Karina Logue, Krystal Joy Brown, Carolyn Michelle Smith, Ramón Franco and Bill Duke.

17×21 “Assaulting Reality” Episode Synopsis

05/11/2016 (09:00PM – 10:00PM) (Wednesday) : The producers of a reality dating series make Benson (Mariska Hargitay) and the SVU part of the show when they investigate a contestant’s claim that she was raped. Also starring, Ice T, Kelli Giddish, Raúl Esparza and Peter Scanavino. Guest starring Larisa Oleynik, Michael Gross, Wendie Malick, Comfort Clinton, Mather Zickel, Rachael Emrich, Adam Gregory and Jordan Bondurant.

17×20 “Fashionable Crimes” Episode Synopsis

05/04/2016 (09:00PM – 10:00PM) (Wednesday) : RICHARD BELZER RETURNS AS DETECTIVE JOHN MUNCH – A young model is raped by a renowned fashion house photographer, who looks to his successful brother to make the charges disappear. Starring Mariska Hargitay, Ice T, Kelli Giddish, Raúl Esparza and Peter Scanavino. Also guest starring Andy Karl, Virginia Gardner, Sandrine Holt, Griffin Dunne, Tom Pelphrey, Fisher Stevens and Jonathan Bock.

17×19 “Sheltered Outcasts” Episode Synopsis

03/30/2016 (09:00PM – 10:00PM) (Wednesday) : Detective Carisi (Peter Scanavino) lives undercover at a homeless shelter to determine if one of its sex offender residents is the suspect in a string of neighborhood rapes. Also starring Mariska Hargitay, Ice T and Kelli Giddish. Guest starring Michael Rapaport, Scott Grimes and Kevin Tighe. Directed by Mariska Hargitay.