Katie Couric to Grill Alec Baldwin in 'Law & Order: SVU' Cameo

The newswoman will appear in the March 19 episode, directed by Mariska Hargitay.
Katie Couric

Law & Order: SVU is bringing out the big guns.

Katie Couric will make a cameo in the March 19 episode of NBC's long-running procedural, appearing opposite Alec Baldwin in the hour.

Couric will take on the role of a talk show host who quizzes Baldwin's Jimmy MacArthur, a controversial New York newspaper columnist who questions the SVU squad's motives during the investigation of a potential hate crime/rape case.

The episode, titled "Criminal Stories," will also mark series star Mariska Hargitay's directorial debut.

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

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