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The Good Wife Spin-off Gets Title, Begins Production!

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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.

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CBS All Access Pushes Trek; Moves Up Good Wife Spin-off!

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CBS All Access has announces a couple of shifts in their first original programming plans.

Star Trek: Discovery is being pushed back from January to May, 2017, while the spin-off of The Good Wife will now premiere in February.

The shifts come as ST:D showrunner Bryan Fuller aksed for more time in pre and post-production to produce a show that is a worthy to the Star Trek tradition.

Details follow the jump.

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CBS Access Scores The Good Wife Spin-Off!

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Christine Baranski and Cush Jumbo will reprise their roles on a spin-off of CBS’ recently concluded legal drama The Good Wife.

The premiere will be written by The Good Wife creators Roberet and Michelle King – but they will not run the series.

The series will run exclusively on CBS Access in the U.S. For more follow the jump.

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What Just Happened: The Good Wife’s Creators Explain Series Finale!

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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.

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The Good Wife Is Gone!

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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.

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2015: Sheldon’s Favorite Fifteen: Broadcast Television!

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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.

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Behind The Story with The Paley Center Returns with The Good Wife!

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Behind the Story with The Paley Center opens its second season on Sunday, November 8th (SundanceTV, 10am/9C), with a look behind the scenes of The Good Wife.

Series creators Robert and Michelle King and cast members Julianna Margulies, Christine Baranski and Matt Czuchry will be hosted by moderator James Corden.

Other shows to be featured in season two include: Scandal, Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.,  Girls, Jane the Virgin and Modern Family. Follow the jump for more.

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Vanessa Williams To Recur In Season 7 Of The Good Wife!

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Vanessa Williams is joining the cast of The Good Wife in a recurring role as successful businesswoman Courtney Boalt – whose endeavors in another area lead to an attraction of Alan Cumming’s Eli Gold.

The Good Wife (CBS, Sundays, 10/9C) returns October 4th. Follow the jump for more.

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Margo Martindale Joins The Good Wife’s Seventh Season!

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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.  ‘

For more, follow the jump.

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