‘Law & Order: SVU’ Star Mariska Hargitay Gives Sneak Peek at Season 23 in Video: ‘Lights, Camera, Action’

by Quentin Blount

Season 23 of Law & Order: SVU will be here before we know it and the star actress of the show is hyping all of us up while we wait.

You probably know actress Mariska Hargitay by her name in the popular crime drama. She portrays Captain Olivia Benson and has been doing so for more than 20 years and 20 glorious seasons. As a matter of fact, it comes as no surprise that Hargitay has won several awards for her performances as Benson in the show. Some of those accolades include a Primetime Emmy Award and a Golden Globe Award.

Going into season 23 of Law & Order: SVU, we are all excited to see what happens. If you’re like us, the season 22 finale has left us on the edge of our seats wanting more. And thankfully, we don’t have that much longer to wait.

NBC announced that Law & Order: SVU — which is now officially television’s longest-running primetime live-action series ever — will be back on Thursday, September 23. Fans can expect a two-hour season 23 premiere at 8 p.m. eastern time. From there, new episodes of SVU will take place on Thursday nights throughout the fall and will run until sometime in May of 22.

Mariska Hargitay, 57, seems like she is just as excited as her fans about the new season airing. She took to Instagram to express that excitement with her more than 2.2 million followers.

Hargitay captioned her most recent video, “#SVUS23” and can be heard saying, “Lights, Camera, Action!”

‘Law & Order: SVU’ Star Working to Overcome Foot Injury

Her most recent Instagram post is proof enough, but it seems like Mariska Hargitay is rehabbing well from her recent foot injury. The Law & Order: SVU star has actually had two setbacks that have been injury-related over the last year. The latest of them, however, happened over the July 4th weekend.

Like she usually does, Hargitay updated her fans as soon as she was able to leave the doctor’s office. She posted a photo at the time of one of her feet heavily wrapped in bandages.

“My summer look. #breakingnews #specialankleunit #castandcrew #cantcatchabreak #captaincrutch #crackingthecase #wrapparty #castparty #summerbummer #prettyinpink #agonyofdefeet #calledabus #theselittlepiggieswenttotheER #ouch” Hargitay captioned that post.

That injury came directly on the heels of her having just suffered an even more severe leg injury in May. She also updated fans on that one, saying that she had a broken knee, broken ankle, and torn ligaments.

“#ThatFeelingWhen, you go to the doctor, get an MRI and find out that you have a broken knee, a hairline fracture in your ankle, and a torn ligament. It’s always a good idea to go to the doctor. Immediately.” Hargitay wrote in a separate post.

Thankfully, Hargitay seems to be just as tough as her character Olivia Benson. Her injuries aren’t stopping her and the rest of the cast and crew of Law & Order: SVU from wrapping up filming for season 23.