Casting Quickies: ‘CSI: NY’ Scoop, ‘Good Wife’s New P.I. and More

by | November 17, 2010 at 2:01 PM | Casting News, CSI: NY, Matt's TV News, Modern Family, The Good Wife, TV News

Megan Ward and Tim Guinee (Vince Bucci/Evan Agostini/Getty Images)

Megan Ward and Tim Guinee (Vince Bucci/Evan Agostini/Getty Images)

Megan Ward, who played ‘General Hospital‘ fashionista Kate Howard, now has designs on ‘CSI: NY.’

Ward will guest-star in a February episode of the popular Friday-night procedural, Fancast has learned, as a lawyer who helps out a woman haunted by her past. Ward’s client, played by former ‘Eastwick’ witch Lindsay Price, will form a bond with Lindsay (Anna Belknap) as she works through her ordeal.

Ward’s other credits include ‘Sleeper Cell,’ ‘Melrose Place’ and ‘Dark Skies.’

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In other recent casting news:

* Tim Guinee (‘Lie To Me’) has been cast on CBS’ ‘The Good Wife‘ in the potentially recurring role of Wiley, a private eye who digs up some dirt on Cary’s behalf. (Deadline)

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* Nia Long (‘Third Watch’) has booked a short arc on NBC’s ‘Chase,’ playing an assistant U.S. attorney who butts heads with Cole Hauser’s U.S. marshal starting in mid-December. (TV Guide Magazine)

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* Another Long – ‘Cheers’ alumna Shelley – is due for a ‘Modern Family‘ encore. She will reprise her role of rather unpredictable Jay’s ex-wife, DeDe, in a January episode celebrating Lily’s birthday. (TV Guide Magazine)

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* ‘Deadwood’ alum Molly Parker has landed the lead in ‘Meet Jane,’ a Lifetime pilot about an unhappily wed mother of two who is recruited by the FBI to snoop on her computer tech hubby, Deadline reports. Parker next can be seen on the Nov. 24 episode of Fox’s ‘Human Target.’