Ellen: Mariska Hargitay Interview
If you’ve ever stumbled across cable TV’s USA Network on a weekend, it’s likely you’ve gotten sucked in to a marathon of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. Mariska Hargitay has put in 13 years on the job as Detective Olivia Benson, and the popular crime drama shows no signs of slowing down in its second decade.
On the April 18 2012 episode of Ellen, Mariska Hargitay returns to catch up with the host. Why is the show so addictive? What keeps people tuning in day after day, week after week? And how does Mariska Hargitay keep the performances and character fresh as time goes on?
Plus, is there an end in sight for the New York crime series? It’s the last remaining show in the Law & Order franchise still in production. But all good things must come to an end. Let’s hope Ellen gets to the bottom of this case on her next episode.
Ellen: Megan Hilty Interview
Earlier this week, American Idol contestant turned actress Katharine McPhee stopped by Ellen’s show to dish on the Broadway drama Smash and life in New York City. Now her co-star and character’s nemesis, Megan Hilty, is coming to Ellen for a sitdown.
Megan Hilty has an unstoppable voice and is generating a fan following in her own right, despite being at odds with Smash’s hero, who’s played by Katharine McPhee. Will Ellen mediate their onscreen feud during her show?
It’s much more like that the two will play a silly game, as Ellen and Katherine did. But to be sure, you’ll have to tune in on April 18 2012, or bookmark Recapo for a full report following the show.
Ellen: Squeeze Performs
As a rising comedian in the ‘80s, Ellen looks back fondly on her favorite bands from the era. Coming up on her show, Ellen DeGeneres welcomes the ‘80s band Squeeze to her stage. They’ll be performing a song from their upcoming release Live At The Fillmore.
Get ready for a flashback to the ‘80s, acting advice from an iconic TV detective, and the prognosis on a musical drama poised for its second season when Ellen is all new on April 18 2012.