Production on the spin-off from The Good Wife has begun production in New York City, aiming for a February, 2017 premiere on CBS All Access.
The series stars Christine Baranski, Cush Jumbo, Rose Leslie, Delroy Lindo, Sarah Steele, Paul Guilfoyle, Bernadette Peters and Erica Tazel and is being executive produced by series creators Robert and Michelle King.
CBS All Access has released the spin-off’s title on a Good Wife-style title card which you can find on the other side of the break.
CBS’ prestige series The Good Wife came to a conclusion last night in a way that harkened back to the series – though with a much different Alicia Florick than the woman we first met seven seasons ago.
Series creators Robert and Michelle King had a few things to say about how and why things played out the way they did in the finale. Follow the jump to the video.
CBS has announced that The Good Wife will conclude its run at the end of the current (7th) season.
With the show’s creators, Robert and Michelle King, leaving at the end of the season and star Julianna Margulies’ contract ending at the same time, the move makes – despite the show continuing to draw over 11 million viewers a week in a tough Sunday night timeslot.
Follow the jump for the date of the series finale and reactions from the Kings and Margulies.
Surprises – to me at least – include the number of genre shows that are successful on TV, this year. I’m not talking mysteries/procedurals, sitcoms or hospital shows which always seem to thrive on the broadcast networks.
No, I’m talking the quality science fiction, fantasy, comic book and horror shows that are dotting the broadcast schedules of the Big Four, The CW and cable/streaming. There are so many of them that I’ve shuttled them off onto their own list this year – so with one exception, this is a mostly genre-free list of the best of network television for 2015.
As always, these are my favorites – your mileage will undoubtedly vary.
Margo Martindale – winner of an EMMY Award for her work in season two of Justified – has signed onto The Good Wife for its seventh season.
Martindale will play ‘Willa Eastman, a top campaign operative responsible for past successes by underdog presidential candidates in Iowa who hides her intelligence and cunning under a fake, folksy charm. ‘