This just in from the NBC executive session of the TCA Winter Press Tour.
NBC chairman Robert Greenblatt has announced that Harry Connick Jr. will be joining the cast of "Law & Order: SVU" for a four-episode arc.
The actor/singer is playing a new love interest for Mariska Hargitay's Olivia Benson.
And speaking of Hargitay, the actress has confirmed that she won't be leaving the show anytime soon.
In additional casting news, Nikki DeLoach ("Awkward", "Windfall") has booked a guest spot on The CW's freshman drama "Ringer". She is set to play Shaylene, a stripper who got murdered, and of which untimely death Bridget (Sarah Michelle Gellar) was a witness of. De Loach will appear in flashbacks.