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The Good Wife Preview: What is Executive Order 13224?

The Good Wife didn't produce its best episode of the season this week, that's for certain. Read my problems with it in this review of "Affairs of State." But the following preview and synopsis for next Sunday's "Executive Order 13224" are awfully promising. Carrie Preston will guest star as an attorney who actually defends Alicia because the Treasury Department gets involved in a case with a suspected terrorist, while Peter stars digging into Will's past. What might he find there? View the CBS promo for the upcoming installment now. //

TV ratings: 'Once Upon a Time' holds up well Sunday, Eagles-Cowboys leads night

Fast national ratings for Sunday, Oct. 30, 2011ABC got encouraging second-week ratings from "Once Upon a Time" Sunday. The new drama fell a little in total viewers from its premiere but matched its solid adults 18-49 rating. The news wasn't as good for "Allen Gregory": FOX's new animated series debuted to somewhat soft ratings, despite a better-than-usual "Simpsons" lead-in.NBC averaged 16.8 million viewers and a 10.1 rating/16 share in households to lead Sunday night, beating out the 14.5 million viewers and 9.1/14 for CBS. Both networks were affected by live NFL coverage, so their numbers will change some. ABC (7.9 million, 5.0/8) came in third. FOX trailed with 5.6 million viewers and a 3.2/5.NBC dominated the adults 18-49 demographic with a 6.7 rating, finishing three points ahead of No. 2 CBS (3.7). FOX scored a 2.7 in the demo to beat out ABC (2.5) for third place.... //

The Good Wife Photos: Carrie Preston Returns in Episode 3.07

In this week's episode of The Good Wife , Alicia and her new associate, Caitlin, defended a Taiwanese national against a murder charge.  The case was a tangled mess about diplomatic immunity.  Eli called upon his ex-wife for assistance, as she has connections with the State Department.  In return, she asked him to vet her history as she was considering running for office.  Kalinda learned that his ex-wife actually slept with a relative of Osama Bin Ladin during their marriage.  Meanwhile, Cary had a dalliance with one of his colleagues and Matan continued to find ways to make his work life increasingly more difficult.  But Peter recognized Cary's contributions in the end and awarded him an amazing office. In the November 6 episode of The Good Wife, Carrie Preston returns for another guest appearance.  In the episode, the Treasury Secretary (guest star Bob Balaban) calls upon Alicia to report on her latest client.  But Alicia is concerned about breaking confidentiality rules so she hires Elsbeth Tascioni (Carrie Preston) to protect her rights.  Meanwhile, Peter decides to go digging into Will's past to uncover his secrets and transgressions. Click the arrows above to view photos for the November 6 episode of The Good Wife. //

'The Good Wife' Star Josh Charles & Others Trapped In Elevator Fall

Stars including The Good Wife's Josh Charles, actor Alessandro Nivola and director David M. Rosenthal were left fearing for their lives at a movie party in New York as their hotel elevator plummete... //

The Good Wife's Alan Cumming: "Eli Is Setting Himself Up For a Fall"

The Good Wife viewers are about to see a part of Eli that some probably never even knew he had — a soft side. "In this episode, we find out that there is something very shocking that happened when Eli was married," Alan Cumming tells "So you see Eli very, very vulnerable for the first time ever." Why? The arrival of Eli's ex-wife, Vanessa, played by Parker Posey , has a lot to do with it. It's no coincidence that the two actors have shared the screen several times before (most memorably in The Anniversary Party and Josie and the Pussycats ) and Cumming immediately suggested...  //

THE GOOD WIFE “Affairs of State” Season 3 Episode 6

THE GOOD WIFE  "Affairs of State" Season 3  Episode 6 airs Sunday October 30 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Episode Synopsis:  When Alicia (Julianna Margulies) is forced to wade through diplomatic loopholes to defend a client, she and the firm’s new first-year associate, Caitlin (Anna Camp), approach Eli (Alan Cumming) to utilize his political connections  for help, on THE GOOD WIFE, Sunday, Oct. 30 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Read More... //

Casting Scoop: Dexter's Jennifer Carpenter Comes to The Good Wife

Holy F-bombs! Sources tell us exclusively that Dexter's fierce, fabulous and, yes, F-bomb flinging Jennifer Carpenter (Deb Morgan) is coming to The Good Wife on CBS. So... //

Parker Posey on The Good Wife: First Look!

The Good Wife fans were re-introduced to an old friend last night. If you can call a guy who murdered his wife a friend , which Alicia sort of does. Read our take on "Marthas and Caitlins" HERE . Looking ahead to next Tuesday, we'll be officially introduced to another character about whom we've heard plenty: Eli's ex-wife, who will be played by Parker Posey and who will approach her former husband for political campaign vetting. Elsewhere, look for Alicia to defend a Taiwanese national. The episode is titled "Affairs of State" and we've posted the official CBS preview here: //

The Good Wife Photos & Promo: Parker Posey Guest Stars as Eli's Ex-Wife in Episode 3.06

In this week's episode of The Good Wife , Alicia was forced to work with Colin Sweeney once again.  When a whistle-blower for a class action involving faulty planes killed himself, Alicia needed Sweeney to provide evidence about the plane company.  But in exchange for his testimony, he wanted his freedom from prison. Peter and Carey demanded that he testify against a dangerous criminal in order to get his sentence reduced.  Sweeney got the information needed and then helped Alicia's case get settled before heading off to enjoy his life outside of prison. Alicia also asked Grace's tutor, Jennifer, to stop her from involving Grace in her videos, thinking their relationship was unprofessional.  But Grace was upset, telling her mother she had no other friends.  Eli, meanwhile, is working on advancing Peter's political career, while Lockhart/Gardner has hired a new first year associate named Caitlin. Read More... //

THE GOOD WIFE “Colin Sweeney Agonistes” Season 3 Episode 5

THE GOOD WIFE  "Colin Sweeney  Agonistes" Season 3  Episode 5 airs Sunday October 23 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Episode Synopsis:  When their separate lawsuits against an aviation company are joined, Alicia (Julianna Margulies) and Celeste (guest star Lisa Edelstein) find that they actually work well together, on THE GOOD WIFE, Sunday, Oct. 23 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Read More... //