TVLine Items: Taye Diggs to Good Wife, PLL Preview, U.S. Neighbours and More

Good Wife Cast Taye Diggs

A very familiar face is about to join the Florrick/Agos family.

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Taye Diggs (Private Practice, currently Murder in the First) will recur on the upcoming sixth season of The Good Wife. Diggs will play Dean Levine-Wilkins, an equity partner at Lockhart/Gardner who decides to join this person (spoiler alert!) at Alicia and Cary’s new firm.

E! Online was the first to report the news.

Ready for more of today’s newsy nuggets? Well…

* ABC Family is giving Pretty Little Liars fans a seven-minute sneak peek at Tuesday’s 100th episode via the Watch ABC Family app.

* Australia’s long-running sudser Neighbours will makes its Stateside debut on July 14 via the Hulu and Hulu Plus platforms, it was announced on Monday. New episodes will become available four weeks after their Down Under debut.

* A “darker, more intense” and Hunger Games-like update of American Gladiators, the onetime NBC competition series, is currently in development, to be shopped around to networks and cablers in the coming weeks, TV Guide Magazine reports.

* Amazon on Monday announced the addition of a fifth pilot to its upcoming season. Red Oaks, a coming-of-age comedy executive-produced by Steven Soderbergh, will debut on Prime Instant Video this fall, at which point viewer response will determine whether it becomes a full series.

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12 Comments
  1. ME says:

    Taye Diggs is a great fit for TGW. It would be great if he ended up sticking around. Wonder if he will cross paths with Kalinda : )

  2. Alicia says:

    How the heck Diane possibly joining Florrick/Agos worthy of a “spoiler alert!” comment? The episode aired almost 2 months ago. Anyone who hasn’t seen it yet, wouldn’t care about the show enough to be annoyed by Diane’s name appearing in the article.

    • Addie says:

      Because if they didn’t, there would be 20 comments by now (likely all from the same person) complaining about “how dare they post a spoiler when not everyone has watched it yet!” I personally feel the same way as you, anyone who actually cares about what happened in the finale already knows.

    • B says:

      The move was never confirmed, only proposed.

      • Asta says:

        So it really is a spoiler alert, one that I’m happy to know. Taye has chemistry with everyone, and it would be great to see if sparks flies with Alicia. I think they are just passing by all these hot men to see who ignites with A.

  3. david7118 says:

    “A ‘darker, more intense’ and Hunger Games-like update of American Gladiators…” What will they call it? The Starving Gladiators?

  4. Billie says:

    II love Taye Diggs! Am watching Murder in the First. Already watch Good Wife. Will be excited to see him on there.

  5. Dean says:

    Hope this doesn’t interfere with his murder in the first schedule

  6. Kevin says:

    @Andy Swift “Neighbors” premiered in the U.S. in 1991 on KCOP-TV and on WWOR-TV. It was also shown by FX, when they originally premiered in 1994. Oxygen aired the soap in 2004 as well.

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