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Good Wife Season Finale Controversy: CBS Boss Insists CGI'd Alicia-Kalinda Scene Was 'Satisfying'

That controversy surrounding that Alicia-Kalinda reunion scene in theGood Wife finale was dredged up Monday at CBS portion of the Television Critics Association summer press tour in Beverly Hills. Asked to share her thoughts on the decision to shoot Julianna Margulies and Archie Panjabi separately for the years-in-the-making sequence, network president Nina Tassler said, Im []

The Good Wife Season 7 Adds Peter Gallagher as New Attorney

Peter Gallagher will be mixing it up with Diane Lockhart on The Good Wife Season 7 . At least that's the way it sounds!   Gallagher will portray Irving Carter , a witty and sophisticated attorney for conservative billionaireReese Dipple (Oliver Platt), who got into some exciting and heated philosophical conversations with Diane during The Good Wife Season 6 . Carter has been sent to Lockhart/Agos/Lee on behalf of Dipple. He's described as preferring civilized debate over mindless bullying, but will use whatever method it take to assure the firm is furthering his client's agenda.   Read More...

Christine Baranskis Favorite The Good Wife Episode Was When She Was Arguing With Oliver Platt About Gay Rights

  Recently, The Good Wife co-showrunner Robert King said he regrets that Oliver Platts arc was so short, and it turns out Christine Baranski feels the same way. My favorite episode that I ever did on The Good Wife was with Oliver Platt, and it was the wedding cake, the gay-marriage episode, Baranski told Vulture at the Peggy Siegal Company screening of Best of Enemies , a documentary about a series of vitriolic debates between William F. Buckley Jr. and Gore Vidal on live TV during the 1968 presidential campaign. In the episode, Platt plays conservative client R.D. , who hires Baranskis Diane Lockhart to argue the liberal side of a mock case about whether a bakery can refuse to sell a wedding cake to a gay couple.   Read More...

The Good Wife's Archie Panjabi Collars Brooklyn Nine-Nine Guest Stint -

This just in: Kalinda Sharma has joined the NYPD! Former Good Wife star Archie Panjabi is returning to the small screen this fall on Brooklyn Nine-Nine , TVLine has learned exclusively. The Emmy winner will guest star as Lieutenant Knox, a police officer who has her eye on Joe Lo Truglio ’s Detective Boyle. She’ll appear in Season 3’s second episode, slated to air Oct. 4. Read the full article at .

'Carrie' star is joining 'The Good Wife'

From now until our huge fall TV preview hits newsstands Sept. 10, EW is bringing you 50 scoops in 50 days. Follow the hashtag #50Scoops50Days on Twitter and Instagram to keep up with the latest, and all the news and surprises. A veteran actress of the big...   Read More...

Good Wife Creators' D.C.-Based Alien Invasion Comic-Thriller BrainDead Ordered to Series at CBS

BrainDead has officially come alive at CBS. The network has given a straight-to-series, 13-episode order to Good Wife creators Robert and Michelle Kings one-hour comic-thriller, which is being billed as a cross between The Strain and The West Wing. BrainDead, which is slated to premiere in Summer 2016, follows a young fresh-faced Hill staffer getting []

Jeffrey Dean Morgan on Good Wife Gig: Julianna Margulies 'Closed the Deal'

Jeffrey Dean Morgan was on the fence about making a series-regular commitment toThe Good Wife that is until the shows leading lady-slash-producer Julianna Margulies intervened. In an interview with TVLine, the actor whos currently starring opposite Halle Berry in another CBS drama, Extant explains what Margulies did that closed the deal for him []

The Good Wife Casts Margo Martindale in Recurring Role

Margo Martindale is joining the cast of CBSs The Good Wife in a recurring role for Season 7. The network announced Thursday that the Millers actress will play Willa Eastman, a top campaign operative responsible for past successes by underdog presidential candidates in Iowa who hides her intelligence and cunning under a fake, folksy charm. Every year we look for a character and an actor who can go toe-to-toe with Eli Gold and make him blink, said executive producers Robert and Michelle King.So we were thrilled when Margo Martindale agreed to play Willa Eastman.Her ability to mix comedy and drama is unparalleled. And wecant wait to see how Margo and Alandeal with each other.   Read More...

The Good Wife Season 7: Makenzie Vega No Longer a Series Regular

The Good Wifemay be lacking a little Grace when it returns this fall. TVLine has confirmed thatMakenzie Vega who plays the onscreen daughter of Julianna Margulies Alicia is no longer a series regular. The CBS drama is now down three series regulars as it heads into Season 7. In addition to Vega, Archie []

Jeffrey Dean Morgan Joins The Good Wife as Series Regular

Jeffrey Dean Morgan is joining the cast of CBSs legal drama The Good Wife as a new series regular for the shows seventh season. The Extant star will playAlex, a calm, experienced hourly investigator, filling the void left byArchie Panjabis Kalinda, who left the show last season. Morgan previously starred in the History miniseries Texas Rising and the Starz series Magic City.   Read More...