'Twilight' mom joins 'The Good Wife'; 'Law & Order: UK' comes stateside
"Twilight's" Elizabeth Reaser is joining "The Good Wife" as a love interest for Will (Josh Charles). Her first appearance is slated for Oct 19, though she'll be recurring in several episodes. Additionally, "Six Feet Under's" Lili Taylor will recur beginning in January. [ TV Guide]
This fall, BBC America will air 26 episodes of "Law & Order: UK" in the U.S. for the first time. Scripts were taken from the U.S. version and adapted to fit the British legal system. Like the rest of the "Law & Order" franchise, the UK version is executive produced by Dick Wolf.
Justine Bateman has booked a guest-starring gig on "Private Practice." She'll play a marijuana-smoking patient who Pete and Cooper disagree over. The episode airs Sept. 30. [ UPI]
A&E's "Dog the Bounty Hunter" returns for a new season on Weds., Oct. 6 with a special one-hour premiere. The first episode follows Dog as he tracks a methamphetamine dealer who is on the run in Colorado with his pregnant girlfriend.
Fox has sealed a deal for another J.J. Abrams pilot with "Alcatraz." The pilot, a spec script from "Lost" writer Elizabeth Sarnoff, is set in the famed prison once inhabited by Al Capone. It's a Warner Bros. project from Bad Robot. [ Variety]
Dylan Baker has been cast for a possibly recurring role on "Burn Notice." He will appear in the fourth season finale and is rumored to recur next season as Max, a powerful figure from Michael's past. [Deadline]
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