TVLine Items: Good Wife Ups Goode, Neighbors Star Books Pilot, Clinton Visits Kimmel and More

The Good Wife Matthew Goode Series RegularWith a name like his, this news shouldn’t come as a surprise: Matthew Goode is sticking around on The Good Wife.

The actor, who debuted as State’s Attorney prosecutor Finn Polmar on the CBS drama last Sunday, has been promoted to series regular for the remainder of this current fifth season, E! News reports.

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Goode’s first episode coincided with the demise of Josh Charles’ Will Gardner. His character was added to give the show “more male energy” in the wake of Will’s death, creator Robert King previously told TVLine.

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

* Is there trouble in the neighborhood? The Neighbors star Toks Olagundoye has joined the cast of NBC’s comedy pilot Feed Me as a series regular, our sister site Deadline reports. The actress’ Feed Me role is in second position to the ABC series.

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* Former President Bill Clinton will make his first visit to Jimmy Kimmel Live on April 2, per Deadline.

* Comedian Cedric The Entertainer will host the Fourth Annual Critics’ Choice Television Awards, which will be broadcast live on network TV for the first time on June 19 at 8/7c on The CW.