‘The Good Fight’ Producers on the Freedom (and F-Bombs) of Moving to Streaming — Turn It On Podcast
Several years ago, CBS’ Emmy campaign for “The Good Wife” touted how it pulled off the feat of producing 22 episodes a season, vs.
the 13-, 10-, or even 8-episode seasons common on cable and streaming.But after years in the broadcast network trenches, Robert and Michelle King are now producing 13 episodes a season of their spinoff series “The Good Fight” for CBS All Access — and they’re not going back.“I don’t think we could ever do 22 episodes a year again,” Robert King told IndieWire’s Turn It On podcast.A spinoff of CBS’ critically acclaimed “The Good Wife,” Robert and Michelle King’s “The Good Fight” helped launch CBS All Access last year when that streaming service furst launched.
The show returned this spring for Season 2, with Christine Baranski back as Diane Lockhart, along with co-stars Delroy Lindo, Cush Jumbo, Sarah Steele, Rose Leslie and new cast member Audra McDonald.
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