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Here Are The Five Fav Political TV Shows In Every State

Sarah Pike | Posted 06.17.2016 | Entertainment
Sarah Pike

The presidential primary season may be over and done with, but people are getting in their political fix anyway they can--even if that means byway of fictional political television shows.

Alan Cumming On Why 'Size' Doesn't Matter

Anne Hilker | Posted 06.04.2016 | Fifty
Anne Hilker

"But really it is not the size of the audience that matters. It's about whether or not you are connecting with them. In doing my cabaret show I have discovered that intimacy with an audience has nothing to do with the number of people or the size of the venue. It's all about you daring to be vulnerable and authentic and honest."

The Good Wife Set Decorator Beth Kushnick: Get the Show's Look at Home

Jeryl Brunner | Posted 05.31.2016 | Style
Jeryl Brunner

Fom the time the Good Wife first aired seven seasons ago, fans of the series were completely smitten by the show's gorgeous decor, especially in Alici...

CBS Announces 'Good Wife' Spinoff With A Bit More (Lock)Hart

The Huffington Post | Cole Delbyck | Posted 05.18.2016 | Entertainment

What came after the slap? On Wednesday, CBS announced a spinoff to "The Good Wife" less than two weeks after the series aired its controversial final...

Finding Closure When Your Fictional Friends Are No Longer Friends Themselves

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 05.12.2016 | Entertainment

You can be highbrow. You can be lowbrow. But can you ever just be brow? Welcome to Middlebrow, a weekly examination of pop culture. Sign up to receive...

Farewell Good Wife, Hello Madam President

Shunit Harpaz | Posted 05.11.2016 | Politics
Shunit Harpaz

It's liberating; a liberating sensation. I think it must be how writers feel as they approach a finale, the end of their assignment. All the brilliant ideas that were slayed and left on the editing table are now coming back to life.

'The Good Wife' and the Folly of Finales: Why Can't They Get It Right?

Lorraine Devon Wilke | Posted 05.10.2016 | Entertainment
Lorraine Devon Wilke

In the finale of a heretofore brilliant series, we watched as our heroine stumbled off post-slap, tugging at her designer suit, her always perfect hair ever-so-mussed; eyes teary, men gone, mentor betrayed, children confused, career on the precipice, and we, like Peggy Lee, could only ponder: "Is that all there is?"

Astoria Characters: The Hollywood Star

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 04.19.2016 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Someone slipped a sheet of paper into my mailbox. It looked like junk, and, in my haste, I almost threw it out.

Why 'The Good Wife' Is a Fail

Loolwa Khazzoom | Posted 03.15.2016 | Entertainment
Loolwa Khazzoom

Initially I was intrigued by the show, so much so that I binge-watched the first season and part of the second, before getting bored and irritated.

Why Is TV Making Me Sad?

Ed Martin | Posted 03.09.2016 | Entertainment
Ed Martin

If TV is supposed to be so wonderful these days, why is it making me so sad? I've got a few ideas.

Hollywood Needs to End Islamophobic Portrayals of Muslims

Cynthia P. Schneider | Posted 02.22.2016 | Entertainment
Cynthia P. Schneider

Negative portrayals of Muslims in media not only fan the flames of Islamophobia, but they also reinforce feelings of alienation and humiliation in Muslims -- exactly the sentiments that motivate people to join ISIS and other extremist groups.

All Good Wife Things Must End, and, in Fact, Should

David Hinckley | Posted 02.10.2016 | Entertainment
David Hinckley

The now-imminent end of CBS's critically adored and modestly rated The Good Wife raises again one of TV's most awkward questions: Can a good series run too long? The answer is yes.

Super Bowl Stunner: Goodbye to 'The Good Wife'

Ed Martin | Posted 02.08.2016 | Entertainment
Ed Martin

And so it is that the passing of The Good Wife is a loss for CBS in particular and broadcast television in general, and very likely the end of an era. I have to say the end came fast and furious.

Justice: Not as Seen on Television

Brandon L. Greene | Posted 12.31.2015 | Crime
Brandon L. Greene

Perhaps on some level there is truth to some facets of these stereotypical roles that are pounded into the minds of the American TV viewer. It is not, however, the image of the justice system I see in my day-to-day work as a public defender.

Split Desire Creates Compelling Story

Jen Grisanti | Posted 12.10.2015 | Los Angeles
Jen Grisanti

Understanding the idea of split desire is a new story tool that suddenly surfaced for me in the work that I do with writers as a story/career consulta...

"The Good Wife" And The Bad College

David Halperin | Posted 11.03.2015 | College
David Halperin

Unlike many of the industries that force their customers and workers into arbitration, the for-profit college industry is fueled almost entirely by taxpayer money -- some $30 billion per year, for many companies amounting to around 90 percent of their revenue.

Obama Advisor Doesn't Think America Would Embrace An Anti-Gay President

The Huffington Post | Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Senior White House Advisor Valerie Jarrett has a message for the GOP presidential candidates -- namely, Rand Paul, Ben Carson, Mike Huckabee and Ted C...

Which Television Wino Are You?

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 10.16.2015 | Taste

It's premiere season for fall TV, and we're up to our eyeballs in shows. There are more than 400 current scripted comedy and drama series on the air, ...

Grading TV's Best And Worst Lawyers

The Huffington Post | Julia Brucculieri | Posted 10.08.2015 | Entertainment

Have you ever wondered how well your favorite TV lawyers would fare in a real court of law? Well, the folks at 2Civility have created a handy graphic,...

Your Favorite Show Might Make You A Better Person

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 10.09.2015 | Healthy Living

If you're looking for a good excuse to curl up and binge-watch "Mad Men" on Netflix, science has your back. Award-winning TV dramas may help increase ...

Pee-Wee, Ledbetter Syrah, and a Wine and TV Pairing Cheat Sheet

Taylor Cole Miller | Posted 09.30.2015 | Entertainment
Taylor Cole Miller

Now you may think it a fool's errand to try to pair anything with Netflix's upcoming Pee-Wee's Big Holiday. Fortunately, the flick and the wine industry share someone in common: Tara Buck.

The Memy Awards: And the Winners Are...

Prasanna Ranganathan | Posted 07.17.2016 | Entertainment
Prasanna Ranganathan

I decided that I wanted to hand out my very own Emmy Awards today and thanks to a slight typographical error when first writing this piece I decided they would be called The Memy Awards -- my picks for performances and series that warranted being singled out for recognition.

Joe Satran

Here Are GIFs Of All The Times Alicia And Kalinda Drank Together On 'The Good Wife' | Joe Satran | Posted 05.20.2015 | Entertainment

Warning: This post contains spoilers from the first six seasons of "The Good Wife," up to and including the season 6 finale. When the sixth season ...

'The Good Wife' Recap: Drinking With Kalinda in "Don't Fail"

Karen Fratti | Posted 05.09.2016 | Entertainment
Karen Fratti

What a solid almost ending to this season. I'm always a huge fan of contemplative Alicia (can we say "Mind's Eye?")

How 'The Good Wife' Keeps Up With The Golden Age Of TV

The Huffington Post | Lauren Duca | Posted 05.07.2015 | Entertainment

As yet another impressively long season of "The Good Wife" comes to a close on Sunday, The Huffington Post caught up with showrunners Robert and Miche...