Ex-Guiding Light Writers Jill Lorie Hurst and Penelope Koechl Wrote Wednesday Night's Law & Order: SVU Episode - Daytime Confidential

Ex-Guiding Light Writers Jill Lorie Hurst and Penelope Koechl Wrote Wednesday Night's Law & Order: SVU Episode

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Richard Belzer

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A pair of former Procter and Gamble soap writers are making waves in primetime. Writing partners Jill Lorie Hurst and Penelope Koechl wrote Wednesday night's episode of Law & Order: SVU!

Hurst tweeted Wednesday night:

Hurst was part of Guiding Light's final head writing team alongside David Kreizman, Christopher Dunn and Lucky Gold. She went on to write and produce episodes of Crystal Chappell's online soap opera Venice. Koechl also wrote for Venice, GL and sister soap As The World Turns.

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Their episode of SVU, entitled "Fashionable Crimes", featured former P&G actor Tom Pelphrey and saw the return of the popular John Munch character played by Richard Belzer.  Click here to watch.