TVLine Items: Good Wife Goes Deliciously Bad, Spartacus: Vengeance Sneak Peek and More!

It’s called The Good Wife, but from the looks of the newest trailer for the CBS drama, it pays to be bad.

The sneak peek of what’s to come in the New Year includes guest star Jason Biggs, and Kalinda and Cary kissing! Or are they fighting?!

The Good Wife returns with new episodes on Jan. 8 at 9/8c.

Ready for more of today’s TV dish? Well…

• Starz has released a new preview for Spartacus: Vengeance, premiering  Jan. 27 at 10/9c, and — no surprise here — there’s plenty of violence and bloodshed.

Exclusive: The Closer‘s Jon Tenney Heads to HBO’s Aaron Sorkin-Produced Newsroom

• The first part of The X Factor‘s two-night finale drew a solid 11.1 million viewers on Wednesday, representing the reality show’s most-watched telecast since Nov. 16. (Read Michael Slezak’s recap here.) A winner shall be crowned tonight.

• Discovery Channel will debut Ragin’ Cajuns on Jan. 17 at 10/9c. The new reality series ventures to the Louisiana Bayou for the three month-long white shrimp season.

The Hollywood Reporter has your first look at BBC America’s The Fades, a new fantasy series about a geeky teenage boy haunted by apocalyptic dreams. It debuts Jan. 14.

Doctor Who to Say Goodbye to Karen Gillan, Arthur Darvill

Can’t wait for the new season of Game of Thrones, which isn’t slated to arrive until spring? Get a little taste of what’s to come in this behind-the-scenes featurette:

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  1. sarah says:

    I thought they got over that Cary/Kalinda thing with him being a total dick to her and sending his creepy girlfriend to hit on her and bring their flirting back to bed. Girl, you are better than that. This show needs to back away from the romance and go back to what made it work in the first place. On the other hand, I am so freaking excited for Spartacus.

    • Saint Alicia says:

      Agree about the Cary/Kalinda thing, but they need to properly makeout first :) then I can get over it, since Cary is now *officially* a POS.
      Also, whoa at Will getting slammed into a wall–need to know what’s going on there stat!

  2. Ruby says:

    That girl who plays Kalinda is the sexiest woman on TV. Like, ever. Also, I love Cary/Kalinda.

  3. Dani says:

    The Fades is one of those shows that you expect to be awful, but is actually brilliant if you’re a fan of fantasy. Can’t recommend enough. Also Iain De Caestecker and Daniel Kaluuya are two young actors to watch out for. Both are super talented and will defo be winning awards in the next few years.

  4. Lucy says:

    Cary and Kalinda are perfect for each other. Neither of them is a saint and both of them are charming.

  5. Cathy says:

    Is The Good Wife link supposed to include the whole last episode?

  6. Lynn says:

    Would somebody please, please, please make a youtube version of the TGW video? I’m dying to see but I can’t :(

  7. Kate says:

    Can someone post a link where we in Canada are not prohibited from seeing due to “our geographic location”.

  8. MGL says:

    I don’t see Will and Alicia. That would be a “good” bad!

  9. caron says:

    I’m not surprised that Alicia told Will it was over. The show is titled “The Good Wife” after all. I predict she will remain married to Peter for the duration of the show. I would love to see Kalinda and Cary get together. And stay together. There is so much chemistry between them.

  10. Margo says:

    Whoa at TGW promo! What’s up with Will getting slammed into the wall..damn! I cannot wait!

    As for the whole Kalinda/Cary romance…not a fan of it…I hope whatever she does to him…it’s just to play with his emotions because he’s whack! Shes too much for him!

  11. Ella says:

    I LOVE Cary and Kalinda. Bring on the hot action! Also, they need to allow Archie to let her hair down. Literally. She always has it tied up! Even in the bed scenes…weird.

  12. Danielle says:

    Not a Cary and Kalinda fan. She’s too much woman for him to handle plus the last episode made me not want them together even more. Sidebar, can’t wait for Spartacus.

  13. clare says:

    Thanks for that Spartacus sneak preview. Another month and we get to see it all unfold.

  14. pri says:

    omg love cary and kalinda! i can see the opposing view but really i think in the end they will def have a thing they are too hot! but cary needs to get his act together, he is dealing with a fierce sexy woman, who actually just wants to be loved by a strong guy..

  15. sakura says: