Sunday’s episode of “The Good Wife,” “Hitting the Fan,” delivered a sharp rebuke to the current accepted wisdom that broadcast television is no longer worthy of Emmys. This episode is on par with the best cable dramas, and it packs its punch without nudity, cursing or violence, other than of the psychological variety. Yes, the […]
Lots of television episodes are described as game-changing. This Sunday’s episode of “The Good Wife” — ominously titled “Hitting the Fan” — actually lives up to the billing. When Lockhart-Gardner splits into two firms, every single relationship on the show is forever altered. Friends become enemies. Allegiances shift. The love triangle that drove the show’s […]
Diane owned Sunday’s episode of “The Good Wife.” In the space of an hour, she went from the woman who was pushed out of the firm she created to its biggest power player. Read our recap …
Diane set off a civil war in the “Good Wife” law firm Sunday night. Read our recap, and watch the episode …
Although it’s been showered with Emmy nominations and critical praise, “The Good Wife” has gotten a little lost on Sunday night in the midst of cable’s big guns—HBO’s “Game of Thrones” and “Boardwalk Empire,” Showtime’s final season of “Dexter,” “Ray Donovan” and the new “Masters of Sex,” AMC’s “Mad Men,” “Breaking Bad” and “The Walking […]
“The Good Wife” returned for its fifth season over the weekend and star, with star Julianna Margulies promising plenty of new developments. The year’s premiere episode, “Everything is Ending” offered a hint of things to come. Words like “civil war” and “bloodbath” have been bandied about, as old allegiances shatter and new ones are formed […]
“The Good Wife” launched its season with an episode titled “Everything Is Ending.” It’s true in one sense: the show’s familiar dynamics are changing. But in fact, it’s an episode about beginnings. Peter is starting his tenure as governor. Alicia (Julianna Margulies) and Cary (Matt Czuchry) are preparing to start a new firm. While the episode […]
“The Good Wife” returns for its fifth season on September 29. Though the show will become a member of the rarefied 100-episode club this season, it has never felt fresher or timelier.
“The Good Wife” ended its fourth season with a game-changing cliffhanger: The series protagonist Alicia Florrick (Julianna Margulies) is leaving Lockhart-Gardner, the law firm where she has worked since the series began, to start a new firm with another Lockhart-Gardner lawyer, Cary (Matt Czuchry).
“The Good Wife” ended its season early Sunday night with the episode, “What’s in the Box.” It set a standard for excellence in season finales that will be difficult for all subsequent shows to meet. The three main arcs, Peter’s campaign for governor, Cary’s attempt to start his own firm, and Will and Alicia’s attraction, […]