'Law & Order: SVU' Reschedules Donald Trump-Inspired Episode

NBC previously pulled the episode, which was set to air Oct. 26, less than two weeks before the presidential election.
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Donald Trump (left), Gary Cole

Law & Order: SVU's Donald Trump-inspired episode is back on the books.

The episode, titled "Unstoppable," is now scheduled for Wednesday, Nov. 16 — eight days after the presidential election between Trump and Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton.

Details about the installment, as well as a short promo for the hour, were first unveiled earlier this month. The episode was set to air on Oct. 26, before Election Day on Nov. 8. However, just days later, NBC pulled it to be held until after the final Trump-Clinton showdown.

The episode stars Gary Cole as a politician whose campaign goes haywire when several women go public with damaging accusations. Likewise, Trump's numbers have dropped following accusations about lewd behavior and sexual harassment from several women, including one contestant from his former NBC reality show, The Apprentice. A video in which Trump discussed groping women and other lewd behavior captured on a hot mic while he was filming a 2005 Access Hollywood segment also was leaked.

The preview for "Unstoppable," which has remained online despite the scheduling uncertainty, features Cole as a self-proclaimed "handsome, charming millionaire. ... Women throw themselves at me."

Check out the video below:

Law & Order: SVU airs Wednesdays at 9 p.m. ET/PT on NBC.

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