Alicia (Julianna Margulies) works the phone in Sunday's season premiere of "The Good Wife" (Photo: CBS)

‘The Good Wife’ Premiere: The Calm Before the Storm

“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 […]

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Julianna Margulies of "The Good Wife" on stage for the 2013 TCA Summer Press Tour in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo: Monty Brinton/CBS)

‘The Good Wife’ Teases ‘War,’ Thinks Anthony Weiner Is ‘The Gift That Keeps on Giving’

“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).

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Ex-‘Grey’s Anatomy’ Actress Melissa George Signs on for ‘The Good Wife’

“The Good Wife” is gearing up for Season 5, and the first wave of casting news is on the docket. Former “Grey’s Anatomy” actress Melissa George has signed on for a major recurring role on the upcoming season, TVLine reports. George will play Marilyn, a member of recently elected Illinois Governor Peter Florrick’s (Chris Noth) […]

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Julianna Margulies, Josh Charles and Christine Baranski of "The Good Wife" (Photo: CBS)

‘The Good Wife’ Season Finale: The Election–And Everything Else–Is Decided

“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, […]

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‘The Good Wife’: Cutting the Dead Weight

This week’s episode of “The Good Wife,” “Invitation to an Inquest” was a rather pedestrian effort, by this show’s lofty standards. The highlight was the promo for next week, which looks epic. I suspect “The Good Wife” is about to outdo “Revenge” in the Fancy Parties Where Women Wear Red Dresses department. But first we […]

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