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.

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• 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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