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The Good Wife Casts Maura Tierney

Maura Tierney==Stand Up To Cancer==Sony Studios, Culver City, Ca==September 10, 2010==©Patrick McMullan==Photo – ANDREAS BRANCH/ ==

Maura Tierney has booked a recurring role on The Good Wife's upcoming season as a wealthy Democratic bigwig, Deadline reports. Pretty much every character on TGW antagonizes Alicia in some capacity — the show's premise is that it's tough to be her — so we can't help hoping Tierney's character winds up being a straight-up friend or ally. Has anyone ever needed a pal more than Alicia Florrick? Former employees of County General need to stick together.

Photo: ANDREAS BRANCH/Patrick McMullan