EXCLUSIVE: The Good Wife co-executive producer Ted Humphrey has signed an overall deal with the studio behind the praised CBS legal drama, CBS TV Studios. Under the two-year pact, Humphrey will be promoted to executive producer when The Good Wife returns for a fourth season next fall. He also will develop new projects for the studio. This past development season, Humphrey’s crime drama project for CBS Studios Two Badges sold to CBS with Carol Mendelsohn executive producing.
Humphrey has been at The Good Wife since the start, joining the series after the pilot as a co-executive producer. He has written/co-written a total of 11 episodes, including the two most recent ones. “I’m incredibly proud of the show and of our writing staff, and I’m very happy to continue to be a part of such a smart, nuanced network drama,” Humphrey said. As a legal drama, The Good Wife gives Humphrey a chance to combine his current and former career. After graduating from law school, he worked as a litigator in a Washington D.C. law firm for two years before he packed his bags and moved to Los Angeles to pursue writing. WME-repped Humphrey started off in features and then segued to TV, landing his first writing gig on the CBS series Now and Again. His series credits also include The Nine, Shark and The Unit.
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