TV News: Wife, Time, Transparent, Schoals

The Good Wife
“Supernatural” and “Watchmen” star Jeffrey Dean Morgan has scored a series regular role on the seventh season of CBS’ legal drama “The Good Wife”. Morgan will play an experienced and calm investigator named Alex whom Alicia (Julianna Margulies) hires. The new season premieres October 4th. [Source: Variety]

Adventure Time
Cartoon Network has renewed five of its top-performing series – “Adventure Time,” “Regular Show,” “Uncle Grandpa,” “Steven Universe” and “Clarence”.

‘Adventure’ and ‘Regular’ will be getting their eighth seasons, ‘Grandpa’ and ‘Universe’ their third and “Clarence” its second. Nearly all five series rank No. 1 in their respective time periods among kids/boys. [Source: The Live Feed]

Acclaimed “Fish Tank” and “Wuthering Heights” director Andrea Arnold has reportedly directed two episodes of the upcoming second season of Amazon’s transgender drama “Transparent”.

Arnold joins a list of acclaimed female film helmers who tackled several episodes each for the new season including Marielle Heller (“The Diary Of A Teenage Girl”), Stacie Passon (“Concussion”) and series show runner Jill Soloway. [Source: The Playlist]

Muscle Schoals
Infinitum Nihil, Virgin Produced and City Entertainment are teaming to develop a series based on the Grammy-nominated music documentary “Muscle Shoals” which deals with Fame Studios founder Rick Hall and the signature sound he developed.

The series will go behind the music and explore the rich and vast milieu of the segregated South through colorful characters, cultural and political history. Johnny Depp, Richard Branson, Christi Dembrowski, Greg Camalier, Jason Felts and Justin Berfield will produce. [Source: Variety]