CBS Orders Pilot for The Good Wife Spin-off Elsbeth

CBS Studios has ordered a pilot for The Good Wife spinoff, Elsbeth.

The drama series will star Carrie Preston and comes as the studio orders just one other drama pilot, Matlock.

As first reported by Deadline, only two drama pilots have been ordered for this season—marking the fewest number of drama pilots ordered so far, with comedy pilots to come—with the network’s new entertainment president Amy Reisenbach making the decision to go ahead with Robert and Michelle Kings’ spin-off.

The project will be a collaboration between CBS and Paramount+, set to be developed as a broadcast procedural for CBS.

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