*One month after TNT cancelled “Men of a Certain Age,” co-star Andre Braugher is returning to NBC.
The actor, who starred in NBC’s “Homicide: Life on the Street” from 1993 to 1999, is in talks for a recurring role on the network’s “ Law & Order: SVU,” according to The Hollywood Reporter. He’ll play an attorney for the underprivileged who could get close to Mariska Hargitay’s Detective Olivia Benson.
As previously reported, Braugher picked up two supporting actor in a drama Emmy nominees for his role as Owen Thoreau on “Men of a Certain Age.” In addition to “Homicide: Life on the Street,” his credits include “Gideon’s Crossing” and a 1996 episode of “Law & Order.”
Law & Order: SVU is heading into its 13th season, and its first without co-star Christopher Meloni’s Detective Elliot Stabler. Danny Pino and Kelli Giddish have joined the cast as detectives, with ADAs Stephanie March and Diane Neal returning to the roles they originated on the series.
“Law & Order: SVU” returns Wednesday, Sept. 14 on NBC.