Newswire: Law & Order: SVU is planning a Donald Trump-themed episode

Since NBC apparently can’t stop itself from continually revisiting the ugly, broken-dreams-strewn intersection between Donald Trump, TV, and sexual assault, Law & Order: SVU is gearing up to tear a Trump-themed episode from America’s increasingly weary and depressive headlines. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the long-running series is planning an episode about a prominent political candidate whose campaign is threatened when multiple women accuse him of sexual impropriety. (The TV fantasy, here, presumably being that accusations like that could actually impact a candidacy barreling downhill toward the polls.)

Titled “Unstoppable,” the episode will star Veeps Gary Cole as the politician in question, facing off against detectives Ice-T and Mariska Hargitay. (Meanwhile, Hargitay’s friend, Vice President Joe Biden, stopped by the series for a quick cameo earlier this year.)

NBC—the home of The Apprentice, where Trump laid the groundwork for his current wave of celebrity with …

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