The streaming service orders 13 episodes of the new show from Todd A. Kessler, Daniel Zelman and Glenn Kessler who created the FX legal drama.
The 'Lincoln Lawyer' actor will portray a Julian Assange-type character in season five of the Glenn Close courtroom drama.
A case takes its toll on Ellen's emotions, but Patty urges her not to give up in order to become a special attorney.
The show which was canceled by FX network will have new episodes in 2012 but production could cost the new home a leg.
Ryan Murphy is 'tickled pink' by 'Glee' 19 nominations while Tina Fey jokes that NBC forgets to cancel '30 Rock' for the fifth time.
FX Network is reportedly just saving its Emmy chances when deciding not to officially announce the cancellation.