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Michael J. Fox Returning to 'The Good Wife,' Charlie Sheen Stopping By 'Tonight Show'

by Chris Harnick, posted Sep 13th 2011 2:15PM
The Good WifeMichael J. Fox will return to 'The Good Wife' for multiple episodes of the CBS drama's third season.

According TVLine, Fox will reprise the role of Louis Canning for at least three or four episodes.

Fox's character was last seen offering Alicia Florrick (Julianna Margulies) a position at his new law firm. She ultimately declined.

The 'Spin City' veteran was nominated for an Emmy for his 'Good Wife' role, but lost to 'Harry's Law' guest Paul McCrane.

Anxious for more 'Good Wife' scoop? Check out this new image from Season 3's new opening credits! Plus, check out other fall TV guest stars in the gallery below.

'The Good Wife' Season 3 premieres Sun., Sept. 25 at 9PM ET.

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Nathan Lane is in talks to star in a new comedy pilot for USA. Lane would play an unlucky Broadway actor who must return to Texas after his father's health takes a turn for the worse. Another project in the works is 'Paging Dr. Freed,' a comedy about brothers who take over the family's medical practice when their father suddenly dies. [THR]

Wentworth Miller is scrubbing in to 'House.' Miller will play a patient in an episode set to air in late October. [TVLine]

Fox is developing a new series with Jennifer Lopez. The family dramedy about a latina family is from 'Ugly Betty' creator Silvio Horta. [Deadline]

'Watch What Happens Live' has announced its Season 5 guests. On Mon., Sept. 26 Tia and Tamera Mowry stop by. Sun., Oct. 2 Andy Cohen welcomes 'Bridesmaids' star Wendi McLendon-Covey and Caroline Manzo. Anderson Cooper will appear on Mon., Oct. 3, Melissa Gorga on Sun., Oct. 9 and Sarah Jessica Parker stops by on Mon., Oct. 10. [EW]

'Cougar Town' creator Bill Lawrence has sold a comedy pitch to Fox. The untitled comedy about a father-son relationship is loosely based on Lawrence's real life experiences. [Deadline]

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Nancy Martin

The ONLY thing I did not like about the last season of The Good Wife was the Michael J. Fox character. I just don't know why they think he is such a great addition to the show.

September 14 2011 at 5:22 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

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