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C. Molly Smith
September 16, 2015 AT 11:36 PM EDT

Whoopi Goldberg is set to guest star on the upcoming season of Law & Order: SVU

The actress, personality, and co-host of The View will play Janette Grayson, who is “a Department of Child Services supervisor put on trial when the agency comes under fire for their internal policies,” according to NBC.

Goldberg will appear in an episode called “Institutional Fail,” which is scheduled to air on Oct. 7 at 9 p.m. ET/PT. She previously appeared in an episode of Law & Order: Criminal Intent.

Jessica Pimentel, John Magaro, Peter Gallagher, Joseph Lyle Taylor, Josh Pais, Yvonna Kopacz-Wright, Josh Marcantel, and Scott William Winters also guest star.

Law & Order: SVU returns on Sept. 23 at 9 p.m. ET on NBC with a 2-hour season premiere.  

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