The Paley Center Presents: Creating Great Characters: Dick Wolf & Mariska Hargitay

As our very own Yael Tygiel would tell you, there are no greater characters on TV than Benson’s Squad on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. As part of its PaleyLive Spring 2018 season, Dick Wolf & Mariska Hargitay will be appearing for a panel at The Paley Center for Media in Beverly Hills on June 4th 2018 to discuss the layered and beloved characters in the WolfFilms world, from the Law & Order franchise to the One Chicago family.

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Legendary Producer And Television Icon Take Part In An Exclusive On-Stage Conversation

Two-time Emmy-winning and Grammy-winning producer, Dick Wolf, creator & executive producer of the Law & Order franchise, will be joined by Emmy and Golden Globe-winning actress, Mariska Hargitay, for a special conversation on her defining work on season nineteen of the NBC series, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. Hargitay, who plays Lieutenant Olivia Benson on the series which this fall will premiere its twentieth season, currently serves as an Executive Producer and has directed multiple episodes of the long-running series. Hailed as one of the most prolific and honored producers of all time, Dick Wolf’s other series include Chicago Fire, Chicago PD, Chicago Med and the upcoming F.B.I.

PaleyLive programs offer television fans the rare opportunity to engage with the cast and creative teams of their favorite programs in intimate settings held at The Paley Center for Media in Beverly Hills. All PaleyLive programs are selected by the Paley Center to not only expand society’s understanding of the cultural, creative, and social significance of television, but also for their ability to educate and entertain the public. For more information and panel updates, please visit

Catch Dick Wolf & Mariska Hargitay on June 4th 2018

— RJ Smith