'The Good Wife' Season 6 adds Taye Diggs as a new partner

taye-diggs-good-wife-gi.jpg "The Good Wife" has recruited yet another well-known name to its long, long list of guest stars.

Taye Diggs, who currently stars on TNT's "Murder in the First," will join the CBS series for Season 6 in a recurring part, the network says. He'll play Dean Levine-Wilkins, a "meticulous and talented" equity partner at Lockhart/Gardner. Or rather (spoilers below) ...

... Formerly at Lockhart/Gardner. He decides to follow Diane (Christine Baranski) when she makes the jump to Florrick/Agos.

"We couldn't be more excited to have Taye on the show," creators Robert and Michelle King say in a statement. "We've been huge fans for years and love his ability to play comedy and drama with equal ease."

Season 6 of "The Good Wife" is set to premiere Sept. 21 on CBS.
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