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Mariska Hargitay & Christopher Meloni Stay on "SVU"

January 26, 2007 (2:51 am) GMT
NBC and Dick Wolf have reportedly signed "Law & Order SVU" stars Mariska Hargitay and Christopher Meloni to rich two-year deals.

and won't leave the series. They, instead, will stay on NBC's hit crime drama "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" for two more seasons.

After lengthy negotiations both stars have inked rich new deals to continue joining the series' next season. The two-year deals reportedly valued at more than $330,000 per episode for both Hargitay and Meloni.

Such amount will surely make Hargitay the highest-paid actress on television, surpassing "The Closer" star . Meanwhile, Meloni would join the top tier of TV actors, closing in on the highest-paid actor on broadcast TV, of CBS' "Two and a Half Men."

Declined to comment on the deals, "Law & Order" chief Dick Wolf simply commented, "Obviously, I'm thrilled that Chris and Mariska have decided to stay with a show that they've made an indelible stamp upon as we move into our ninth season".

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