Wong, who has played Dr. George Huang on 'SVU' since 2001, co-stars opposite Jason Isaacs and Cherry Jones in NBC's midseason drama 'Awake.' He confirmed his departure from 'SVU' on Twitter while live-tweeting an 'SVU' marathon. Thanks to TVLine for the tip.
"I actually do not return for season 13 of @nbcsvu #SVU!" he wrote. "I am jumping to @nbcAwake #Awake! it's awesome!"
Wong's departure is just one of the many changes on the long-running procedural. Series star Christopher Meloni didn't renew his contract and co-star Mariska Hargitay's character Olivia Benson will transition to a new role within the police force. Ice-T has signed a new two-year deal to remain on 'SVU.'
(S07E21) Yes once again, ladies and gentlemen, it is time for another SVU episode that involves children. It is the type of episode that makes you want to lock your children in a safe room until they are 30-years-old and a 12th-level black belt. Now that I have four children of my own I always get that creeping feeling up my spine when I see these episodes. Oh well, let's move along, shall we?
All in all it was a solid but dull episode with the main focal point on Detective Elliot Stabler (Christopher Meloni) and his sexual abuse investigation of a 8-year-old boy. And, with the limited appearance of Detective Olivia Benson (the very pregnant Mariska Hargitay), who has moved into the Computer Crimes division, some of the secondary characters had meatier roles than normal. Namely, Detective Tutola (Ice-T), Dr. Huang (B.D. Wong) and Technical Assistance Response Unit (TARU, the tech geeks) Morales (Joel De la Fuente), who actually beat up a perp in this episode. See? Don't mess around with us pencil-neck geeks: we're super-humanly strong.
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