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The Good Wife

A politician's corruption and sex scandal lands him in jail, leaving his wife to pick up the pieces and re-enter the workforce by joining a Chicago law firm as a junior associate in order to take responsibility for the family.

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05x17 A Material World Aired: Apr. 13, 2014

Alicia and Diane consider merging their firms in the wake of Will's death, even as they find themselves on opposite sides of a contentious divorce …

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05x18 All Tapped Out(Sunday Apr. 20th, 2014 9/8c on CBS)

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CBS Renews 'The Good Wife' For A Sixth Season
The Good Wife has been renewed by CBS. The sixth season of the drama will air in the 2014-2015 season.

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Series Info

Type:
Scripted
Premiered:
Sep. 22, 2009
Status:
Returning Series
Runtime:
60 min.
Airs:
Sundays, 9/8c
To-Date:
5 Seasons
107 Episodes
Network
CBS TV Network

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Series Fun Facts

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  • Julianna Margulies wears a wig for her character Alicia and spends a reported 14 hours a day, five days a week, and nine months out of the year working on the series.
  • During a 2011 interview on the National Public Radio program "Talk of the Nation," Alan Cumming (who plays Eli Gold) confirmed that his character is loosely based on longtime political…
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    During a 2011 interview on the National Public Radio program "Talk of the Nation," Alan Cumming (who plays Eli Gold) confirmed that his character is loosely based on longtime political operative (and, as of 2011, mayor of Chicago) Rahm Emanuel. Cumming said that Gold's undeveloped backstory includes a former career as a concert pianist, inspired by Emanuel's early-life, pre-politics ambition to become a professional ballet dancer.
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  • According to Julianna Margulies, after three exhausting years juggling the demanding show schedule and dealing with her baby's first years, she made a deal with creators Robert King and
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    According to Julianna Margulies, after three exhausting years juggling the demanding show schedule and dealing with her baby's first years, she made a deal with creators Robert King and Michelle King. Starting in season 4, for those big courtroom scenes that take several hours to be filmed completely, Margulies would shot the scenes where Alicia is and active part first, then they would shot scenes with the other actors where she would have to be on the background for coverage once or twice and then she would leave set to prepare her next scenes or have the rest of the day off.
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