The Good Fight” is a 2017 American legal drama on CBS, created by Robert King, Michelle King, and “Shameless” co-creator John Wells. The show is set in the Chicago offices of law firm Lockhart & Gardner and focuses on the internal politics of its partners after the capital firm declares bankruptcy.” The show centers around attorney Adrian Boseman (the lead character) as he fights to get his law firm back from a powerful client. “The Good Fight” debuted to critical acclaim with an average rating of 86% on review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes. Criticism has focused largely on what some see as sexist representation in the title and problematic visuals such as Boseman’s actions in some episodes. ‘The Good Fight is the first new drama this broadcast television season that has been developed specifically for my streaming service CBS All Access and marks a significant expansion of our original series strategy.
Cast And Character:
- Nyambi Nyambi as Jay DiPersia.
- Michael Boatman as Julius Cain.
- Audra McDonald as Liz Reddick.
- Charmaine Bingwa as Carmen Moyo.
- Mandy Patinkin as Hal Wacker.
- John Slattery as Dr. Lyle Bettencourt.
- Andre Braugher as Richard Lane.
- Ben Shenkman as Ben-Baruch.
- Phylicia Rashad as Renetta Clark.
- Shahar Isaac as Zev Beker.
- Erich Bergen as Steven Sheen.
About ‘The Good Fight Series:
The Good Fight” follows the exploits of a crusading young lawyer (matriarch Alex Borstein) who gets caught in a machine of corruption and deceit when she takes a job in Chicago with the eponymous law firm. The series also stars Cush Jumbo, Rose Leslie, Justin Bartha, Sarah Steele, Erica Tazel, and Merrin Dungey. The Good Fight” premiered on CBS on February 19, 2017. It was one of five new dramas to premiere on CBS that week (along with “Pure Genius”, “Wisdom of the Crowd”, “Living Biblically”, and “). It was originally envisioned as a limited series with five episodes but CBS ordered a full season in December 2016. On April 2, 2017, CBS renewed the series for a second season which premiered on March 4, 2018. On May 10, 2018, CBS renewed the series for a third season which premiered on March 14, 2019
Why should I watch this series?
The Good Fight is a must-watch for not just those who tuned in to the original series, but also for people who enjoy binge-watching shows about lawyers or dramatic family sagas. With new characters and an exciting plot, this show offers something for everyone. You can be sure that you’ll enjoy it even if you don’t have all of the background knowledge from The Good Wife.
Where can I watch this series?
The series is available on CBS All-Access, which is a great service that offers access to tons of CBS content, both past, and present. You can also watch on Amazon Prime Video, or buy the video at various retailers such as iTunes and Google Play. I would recommend checking out the show if you are into legal dramas.
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