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"The Good Wife

The Evolution of an Idea Into a Script

Jen Grisanti | Posted 01.23.2014 | TV
Jen Grisanti

What is the theme of your story? This is something that you should have set up in your pitch document phase. In this phase, you want to check your theme. Is it the same? Or, is another theme coming through in a stronger way?

Alicia Florrick: Warrior Princess

Chris Harnick | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Chris Harnick

It's "The Next Week" on "The Good Wife" and boy is there a lot of stuff going on. Betrayal, depositions, murder charges and Internet hacking all made up the fast-paced episode.

Alicia's Shocking Lockhart/Gardner Return

The Huffington Post | Chris Harnick | Posted 11.08.2013 | Entertainment

Alicia Florrick returns to Lockhart/Gardner in "The Good Wife's" Sunday, Nov. 10 episode, titled "The Next Week," but it's not a happy homecoming. ...

First Nighter: Bruce Norris's Domesticated Yay, Wallace Shawn's Grasses of a Thousand Colors Nay

David Finkle | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
David Finkle

We may never know what Hilary Clinton was thinking during the 1998 Monica Lewinsky episode or how Silda Wall Spitzer was reacting when Eliot Spitzer strayed or whether Huma Abedin was severely stand-by-your-man-tested over Anthony Weiner's vigorous sexting. We might never know any of this, but Bruce Clybourne Park Norris has some ideas.

The Battles Begin

Chris Harnick | Posted 01.23.2014 | TV
Chris Harnick

There was no way "The Good Wife" could have kept up the breakneck pace of last weeks' phenomenal "Hitting The Fan," and "The Next Day" gave us something a little different.

Best 'Good Wife' Ever

Chris Harnick | Posted 01.23.2014 | TV
Chris Harnick

"The Good Wife" has never been better. Everything literally hits the fan in "Hitting The Fan," a riveting hour of TV that I wished could have lasted forever. This was not only one of the best episodes of "The Good Wife," but one of the best episodes of TV.

Chris Harnick

What's Next For 'The Good Wife'?

HuffingtonPost.com | Chris Harnick | Posted 10.27.2013 | TV

Well, the sh-- hit the fan on "The Good Wife" in "Hitting The Fan," the appropriately titled fifth episode of Season 5. Alica (Julianna Margulies) and...

Chris Harnick

'The Good Wife' Gives Back

HuffingtonPost.com | Chris Harnick | Posted 10.27.2013 | TV

Forget the cake, the champagne and the red carpet: "The Good Wife" celebrated 100 episodes a little differently. The cast and crew assembled in the Fa...

Chris Harnick

Archie Panjabi Reveals Why There Hasn't Been A Lot Of Kalinda On 'The Good Wife'

HuffingtonPost.com | Chris Harnick | Posted 10.29.2013 | TV

Archie Panjabi knows viewers want more Kalinda on "The Good Wife," but she's enjoying the amount of screentime her co-stars have been getting with the...

Sunday's Episode of The Good Wife Is The Most Exciting Hour of Broadcast Drama This Season

Ed Martin | Posted 01.23.2014 | TV
Ed Martin

I can say without reservation that this Sunday's episode of CBS' The Good Wife is the most exciting hour of drama anyone will see on broadcast television this season.

Why This Actress Feels Compelled To Help Other Women

Posted 10.24.2013 | Women

When Archie Panjabi was asked whether she thought women had a responsibility to help other women at work, the actress had a very clear answer: "Most d...

Chris Harnick

Behind 'The Good Wife' Betrayal

HuffingtonPost.com | Chris Harnick | Posted 10.24.2013 | TV

"The Good Wife" is poised to turn everything on its head with one fell swoop with "Hitting The Fan," the fifth episode of Season 5. So much so that it...

SNEAK PEEK: 'The Good Wife' Episode You've Been Waiting For

The Huffington Post | Chris Harnick | Posted 10.21.2013 | TV

Everything really hits the fan in the appropriately titled next episode of "The Good Wife." In "Hitting The Fan," Alicia's secret plans to leave the f...

A Surprise Wedding & Sexual Harassment On 'The Good Wife'

Chris Harnick | Posted 01.23.2014 | TV
Chris Harnick

If you had any doubt as to why Carrie Preston took home the Guest Actress in a Drama Series Emmy for playing Elsbeth Tascioni on "The Good Wife," this episode will put your mind to rest.

'Weeds' & 'Alias' Vets Join 'The Good Wife'

Posted 10.18.2013 | TV

"The Good Wife" has added Hunter Parrish and Victor Garber for Season 5. According to The Hollywood Reporter, former "Weeds" star Parrish will appe...

Chris Harnick

Carrie Preston On Her 'Good Wife' Return + Exclusive Clip

HuffingtonPost.com | Chris Harnick | Posted 10.17.2013 | TV

Carrie Preston is back on "The Good Wife" and she's ... on a treadmill. Preston returns to "The Good Wife" for the Sunday, Oct. 20 episode as Elsb...

Flexible Workplaces Onscreen: The Good Wife Features a Telecommuting Employee

Elizabeth Rich | Posted 01.23.2014 | TV
Elizabeth Rich

The Good Wife, a show that frequently espouses interesting commentary on how political the personal can and has become, recently featured a teleconferencing employee in its season premiere.

America Fererra To Play Lawyer Nun On CBS

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rudolph | Posted 10.16.2013 | TV

America Ferrera is trading her braces for a Bible as she leaves "Ugly Betty" behind for a courtroom drama. According to Deadline, Ferrera is set to pl...

No Love Interest For Kalinda After All?

Posted 10.14.2013 | TV

"The Good Wife" has apparently scrapped plans to introduce Juliet Rylance as a love interest for Kalinda (Archie Panjabi) in Season 5. According to TV...

The 'Good Wife' Showdowns Begin

Chris Harnick | Posted 12.13.2013 | TV
Chris Harnick

Now this is "The Good Wife" I've come to know and love. The case of the week -- an abortion/surrogacy case -- and the bubbling drama at the firm combined to make an intriguing and thought-provoking hour of TV.

$#*! Hits The Fan On 'The Good Wife'

The Huffington Post | Chris Harnick | Posted 10.07.2013 | TV

It's not a good time to be Diane Lockhart (Christine Baranski) on "The Good Wife." The character tried to secure her Illinois Supreme Court seat on th...

Alicia Florrick vs. The NSA

Chris Harnick | Posted 12.06.2013 | TV
Chris Harnick

OK, "The Good Wife," you are great at a lot of things. Being topical is one of them. However, this NSA story ... not my favorite, especially when you have such a meaty story boiling with the Alicia/Cary exit just waiting to burst.

The Most Intense 'Good Wife' Promo Ever

The Huffington Post | Chris Harnick | Posted 10.01.2013 | TV

"The Good Wife" fans, you better be sitting down and have a paper bag handy because this new teaser is enough to make even the most-seasoned TV viewer...

It's The Beginning Of The End

Chris Harnick | Posted 11.29.2013 | TV
Chris Harnick

It's the beginning of the end of "The Good Wife" as we know it. Season 5 of "The Good Wife" kicked off right where Season 4 left off, with Alicia still at her front door, face-to-face with Cary discussing Agos/Florrick & Associates. Sorry, Florrick/Agos and Associates.

Chris Harnick

Rocky Times Ahead On 'The Good Wife'

HuffingtonPost.com | Chris Harnick | Posted 09.29.2013 | TV

What's ahead in "The Good Wife" Season 5? Returning faces, great cases and lots of betrayal, according to Julianna Margulies. In the second episode...