Cast of The Good Wife Shoots Hoops at NYIT

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The Good Wife films scene at NYIT's Old Wesbury campus.

Actor Josh Charles

It was a great opportunity to experience the excitement of the entertainment industry right here in Old Westbury.

Actors from The Good Wife, a popular new television series on CBS, filmed a scene for an upcoming episode at New York Institute of Technology’s (NYIT) indoor basketball court at its Old Westbury campus.

Josh Charles, who plays lawyer Will Gardener on the series, was the star of the scene taped at NYIT’s basketball court, which will air on Tuesday, March 9 at 10:00 p.m. on CBS. Charles is a veteran of television, film, and theatre, including major roles in HBO’s series In Treatment, Academy Award®-winning movie Dead Poets Society, Four Brothers, and Don’t Tell Mom the Babysitter’s Dead, among others.

“We are thrilled to be a part of the production of The Good Wife,” said David Wheeler, director of public and media relations at NYIT. “It was a great opportunity to experience the excitement of the entertainment industry right here in Old Westbury.”

Although Emmy Award winner Julianna Margulies was not a part of the scene shot at NYIT, her performance in The Good Wife has recently been awarded with a Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild Award for best actress in a drama series.

To watch The Good Wife online, visit http://www.cbs.com/primetime/the_good_wife/.

About NYIT

New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) offers undergraduate, graduate, and professional degrees in more than 90 fields of study, including architecture and interior design; arts and sciences; education; engineering and computing sciences; health professions; management; and osteopathic medicine. A non-profit independent, private institution of higher education, NYIT has more than 15,000 students attending campuses on Long Island and Manhattan, online, and at its global campuses. For more than 50 years, NYIT has been guided by its mission to provide career-oriented professional education, offer access to opportunity and access to all qualified students and support applications-oriented research that benefits the larger world. To date, 81,500 students have graduated from NYIT. For more information, visit http://www.nyit.edu.

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