Frasier Vet David Hyde Pierce Is Joining The Good Wife for Season 6

By LizRaftery

Aug 28, 2014

David Hyde Pierce has booked a recurring role on The Good Wife's sixth season, CBS announced Thursday.

The Frasier alum, who's focused mostly on theater in recent years, will play a legal commentator on a cable news network who is very vocal about his disapproval of the corruption and murder rate in Chicago and ultimately decides to run for office to effect change from within.

"We couldn’t be more thrilled and flattered that David’s making The Good Wife his first TV role since Frasier," showrunners Robert and Michelle King said in a joint statement. “We’re tremendous fans of his dramatic skills as well as his comedy.”

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  • RobinRyschlic Aug 29, 2014

    Oh nooooo. If they put so much focus on people running for states attourney, they will most likely let Alicia run too. Noooooo.... :(

  • JT_Kirk Aug 29, 2014

    And once again, The Good Wife proves they are the masters of casting.

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  • gzeigler3 Aug 28, 2014

    Ohmygosh, ohmygosh, ohymygosh!!! I'm so excited to hear this! I love Niles!!

  • tnetennba Aug 29, 2014

    Is this you right now?

  • gzeigler3 Aug 30, 2014

    LOL!! Yes. Yes, it is.