Harry Connick Jr. Joining ‘Law & Order: SVU’ (Video)

TCA: Mariska Hargitay isn't leaving — she's getting a potential love interest

Not only is Mariska Hargitay not leaving "Law & Order: SVU," but she will soon be joined by Harry Connick Jr., NBC entertainment chairman Bon Greenblatt announced Friday.

Greenblatt said Connick's prosecutor would be a potential love interest for Hargitay's character. He will appear for a multi-episode arc.

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A scene shown to critics included their characters negotiating over going for a drink after work.

Connick and Hargitay spoke to the TV Critics Association for its winter press tour in Pasadena, Calif., via satellite from New York. Watch their message:

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