Season Four News

Get all the scoop on Season Four of The Good Wife.

Casting News

1. Casting News

Emmy Award nominated Maura Tierney (“ER”, “Rescue Me”) and Marc Warren (“Hustle”,“Mad Dog”) have both been cast in recurring roles in season four of THE GOOD WIFE. Both actors will appear in the season premiere in September. Warren will play Kalinda’s (Archie Panjabi) – manipulative ex-husband to whom she has an attraction that she finds impossible to ignore. Tierney will play a self-made millionaire who has become the doyenne of Chicago Democratic politics. Photo credit: JPI Studios.
Kristin Chenoweth To Appear on The Good Wife

2. Kristin Chenoweth To Appear on The Good Wife

Emmy Award and Tony Award-winning actress Kristin Chenoweth (seen here with The Big Bang Theory's Jim Parsons) has been cast in a recurring role, and will make her debut in September’s season premiere. Chenoweth will match wits with both Alicia and Peter in her role as a top-of-her-game political reporter who wants to know more about the Florrick campaign and marriage. Kristin Chenoweth received an Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for her role in the series “Pushing Daisies,” and has appeared in the comedy “Glee” for which she received two Emmy nominations for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series. Recently, she starred in the series “GCB.” Currently, Chenoweth is on a North American tour, performing songs from her latest album “Some Lessons Learned,” as well as an array of her most memorable songs and Broadway show tunes, including music from “Wicked,” “Promises Promises” and “Glee.” For more information on Kristin and her rescheduled tour dates check out http://www.kristinchenoweth.com/
Nathan Lane Joins The Good Wife

3. Nathan Lane Joins The Good Wife

THE GOOD WIFE has cast Emmy Award and Tony Award-winning actor Nathan Lane (“The Producers”) in a recurring role in season four, and will make his debut in September’s season premiere. Photo credit: JPI Studios Lane will portray a bottom line-obsessed manager imposed on Lockhart & Gardner by the bank to cut costs and get the firm back to fiscal health. He finds himself at odds with Will, Diane and everyone else at the firm.
Production Gets Underway for Season Four

4. Production Gets Underway for Season Four

We're ba-ack! First day of shooting on #TheGoodWife. September can't get here fast enough.
Amanda Peet on The Good Wife

5. Amanda Peet on The Good Wife

Amanda Peet has been cast in a recurring role on The Good Wife. Peet will play a military lawyer who sues a contract worker for an attempted sexual assault. After trying to pursue the case pro se, she hires Alicia as her lawyer and the two become confidants and then friends. Photo credit: JPI Studios.
Season Premiere Information

6. Season Premiere Information

This Just In - The Good Wife will kick off Season Four on Sunday, Sept. 30 at 9/8c.
Emmy Nominations

7. Emmy Nominations

Congratulations to Julianna Margulies, Archie Panjabi, Christine Baranski, Martha Plimpton, Dylan Baker, Michael J. Fox, and Mark Saks. Julianna Margulies is nominated for Oustanding Lead Actress In A Drama Series. Archie Panjabi and Christine Baranski are both running for Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Drama Series. Martha Plimpton is nominated for Outstanding Guest Actress In A Drama Series. Dylan Baker and Michael J. Fox are running for Outstanding Guest Actor In A Drama Series. Mark Saks is nominated for Outstanding Casting For A Drama Series. The Primetime Emmys will be handed out Sunday, Sept. 23.
Emmy Nominations

8. Emmy Nominations

Julianna Margulies comments on her Emmy Nomination, "I am so honored to be nominated for The Good Wife. The Academy has been very supportive of me over the years and my appreciation is boundless." The Primetime Emmys will be handed out Sunday, Sept. 23.
Emmy Nominations

9. Emmy Nominations

Archie Panjabi comments on her Emmy Nomination, "I feel honored to be recognized amongst an exceptional pool of talent and to be nominated again for playing a character that I truly love. I am grateful to our brilliant creators, writers, directors, crew and cast who work together to make The Good Wife such a meaningful show." The Primetime Emmys will be handed out Sunday, Sept. 23.
Rita Wilson Tweets On the Set

10. Rita Wilson Tweets On the Set

Songs from Silver Screen
Alan Cumming Tweets On the Set with Chris Noth

11. Alan Cumming Tweets On the Set with Chris Noth

"The future of Illinois politics, being filmed in a Costco parking lot in Queens @TheGoodWife_CBS #showbiz"
Alan Cumming Tweets On the Set

12. Alan Cumming Tweets On the Set

"Eli banged his head on a Lockhart Gardner chaise longue! Lawsuit!!"
Josh Charles to Direct An Episode

13. Josh Charles to Direct An Episode

Josh Charles is slated to direct an episode of The Good Wife for the first time. He will be behind the cameras for the sixth episode of Season Four.
Season Four Newbies

14. Season Four Newbies

Emmy Award-nominated actress Maura Tierney guest stars on The Good Wife as a self-made millionaire who has become the doyenne of Chicago Democratic politics. The fourth season of The Good Wife premieres Sunday, Sept. 30 at 9/8c on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Jeffrey Neira/CBS ©2012 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Season Four Newbies

15. Season Four Newbies

Emmy Award and Tony Award-winning actor Nathan Lane guest stars on The Good Wife as a bottom line-obsessed manager imposed on Lockhart & Gardner by the bank to cut costs and get the firm back to fiscal health. The fourth season of The Good Wife premieres Sunday, Sept. 30 at 9/8c on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Jeffrey Neira/CBS ©2012 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Returning Guest Star Rita Wilson

16. Returning Guest Star Rita Wilson

Rita Wilson reprises her role on The Good Wife as slick Los Angeles lawyer and frequent Lockhart & Gardner nemesis, Viola Walsh. The fourth season of The Good Wife premieres Sunday, Sept. 30 at 9/8c on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Jeffrey Neira/CBS ©2012 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Season Four Newbies

17. Season Four Newbies

Emmy Award-nominated actor Dominic Chianese guest stars on The Good Wife as a veteran judge with an uncanny knowledge of computer programming. The fourth season of The Good Wife premieres Sunday, Sept. 30 at 9/8c on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Jeffrey Neira/CBS ©2012 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
First Look at Kalinda's Ex Husband

18. First Look at Kalinda's Ex Husband

British actor Marc Warren guest stars on The Good Wife as Kalinda’s manipulative ex-husband, to whom she has an attraction that she finds impossible to ignore. The fourth season of The Good Wife premieres Sunday, Sept. 30 at 9/8c on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Jeffrey Neira/CBS ©2012 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Season Four Newbies

19. Season Four Newbies

"Live Love Decorate"
Season Four Newbies

20. Season Four Newbies

Annabella Sciorra will be guest star on The Good Wife this fall. She will play Lesli Rand, a tough, smart gangland lawyer who's a doppelganger of Alicia. Photo credit by JPI Studios.
Brian Dietzen Tweets at the Angel Awards

21. Brian Dietzen Tweets at the Angel Awards

"Hanging out with @Alancumming & @Vangsness at the Angel Awards last night. CBS peeps supporting our @PauleyP!" -@BrianDietzen
Pauley Perrette Tweets at the Angel Awards

22. Pauley Perrette Tweets at the Angel Awards

"Me and my lovely and amazing pal @AlanCumming at @ProjAngelFood awards" -@PauleyPerrette
2012 EMMY Winner

23. 2012 EMMY Winner

Congrats to Martha Plimpton who won an Outstanding Guest Actress Drama Series Emmy for The Good Wife at last nights Creative Arts Emmy Awards!
Martha and her EMMY

24. Martha and her EMMY

Martha Plimpton, shares this photo on her twitter account from last night's Creative Emmy Awards.
Stockard Channing

25. Stockard Channing

Stockard Channing has scored the mother of guest-starring roles on The Good Wife, she’ll play Alicia’s mom! Photo credit: JPI Studios.
Casting News: Stockard Channing Joins the Lineup

26. Casting News: Stockard Channing Joins the Lineup

Graham Phillips tweets, "Look who's playing my grandma on good wife! #grease #rizzo @ The Good Wife Stages" -@GrahamPhillips
Casting News: Michael J. Fox Returns

27. Casting News: Michael J. Fox Returns

Michael J. Fox will return to The Good Wife for the eleventh episode of Season Four, which will likely air in the beginning of 2013. Read more HERE
Archie Panjabi Scores an NAACP Award Nomination

28. Archie Panjabi Scores an NAACP Award Nomination

Congratulations! Archie Panjabi has been nominated for Supporting Actress in a Drama Series in The NAACP Image Awards, which will be given out Feb. 1.
Julianna Margulies Receives a SAG Award Nomination

29. Julianna Margulies Receives a SAG Award Nomination

Congratulations! Julianna Margulies has been nominated for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series For Television in the 19th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, which will be given out January 27.
Golden Globe Nominations

30. Golden Globe Nominations

Congratulations to Julianna Margulies for her Golden Globe nomination for Best Actress in Television Drama Series and to Archie Panjabi for her nomination in Best Supporting Actress in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture made for Television.
Archie Panjabi on Her Golden Globe Nod

31. Archie Panjabi on Her Golden Globe Nod

"Thank you, Hollywood Foreign Press Association, for recognizing my work, and in doing so, the exceptional Good Wife Team! I am deeply moved by your nomination," Archie Panjabi said in a statement. She has been nominated for Best Supporting Actress in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture made for Television. The Golden Globe Awards will be handed out January 13.
Julianna Margulies at the 2013 SAG Awards

32. Julianna Margulies at the 2013 SAG Awards

Julianna Margulies stuns on the red carpet at the 2013 Screen Actors Guild Awards.
The lawyers of Lockhart/Gardner return for season 5!

33. The lawyers of Lockhart/Gardner return for season 5!

Alicia, Will & the rest of the cast will return next season!
Mayor Bloomberg

34. Mayor Bloomberg

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg to appear on The Good Wife season finale! Learn more: http://nydn.us/10MdSwk
Critics' Choice Award Nominations

35. Critics' Choice Award Nominations

The Good Wife is nominated for FOUR Critics' Choice Awards! The show is nominated for Best Drama Series and Julianna Margulies is nominated for Best Actress in a Drama Series. Martha Plimpton & Carrie Preston are also nominated for their guest performances! The Critics' Choice Awards will air Monday, June 10, 2013.