02:11 PM EDT 07/28/2014
Originally posted 07/10/2014 12:25PM
With the Emmy nominations in, such fan favorites as Orange Is the New Black and Game of Thrones felt the love – with 12 and 19 nominations, respectively.
Others, meanwhile, got left out in the cold.
CBS's The Good Wife may have just wrapped its most extraordinary season to date, but it found itself snubbed in the best drama category. Newer critical favorites, like NBC's The Blacklist and FX's The Americans, were ignored, too.
Originally posted 05/25/2014 10:40AM
Matthew Cowles, best known for his role on All My Children, has died. He was 69.
Originally posted 04/28/2014 07:20AM
Chinese authorities have ordered video streaming websites in the country to stop showing four popular American TV shows, including The Big Bang Theory and The Good Wife, representatives from two sites said Sunday.
Originally posted 04/26/2014 07:45AM
TV shows pull out all the stops to keep their viewers hooked
Originally posted 03/30/2014 06:30PM
The Good Wife is now a de facto widow. It's hard to imagine a lonelier, sadder lot than hers.
That's what we experience and learn on Sunday's episode (9 p.m. ET/PT) of the CBS legal drama, an established classic that a week ago, after five seasons, suddenly became the sort of show that sends shock waves up and down the Twitter ladder. Lawyer Will Gardner (Josh Charles) was killed in a courtroom shoot-out in one of the most jolting twists ever – a jaw-dropper in an age when shocking twists are becoming routine as meals.
Originally posted 03/25/2014 11:40AM
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Originally posted 03/25/2014 04:00PM
Get those hankies handy.
The promo for Sunday's episode of The Good Wife looks to be a long tearful goodbye to Will Gardner.
Julianna Margulies's Alicia gets the shocking news in a phone call that Josh Charles's character is dead, followed by gut-wrenching scenes, including Alicia saying, "I loved him."
Margulies, meanwhile, is commiserating with frazzled fans still reeling from the loss of Gardner.
The Emmy-winning actress confirmed she's known for a year about the actor's dramatic departure on Sunday night's shocking episode – and she's as sad about his exit as any loyal viewer.
"Every single day I will miss him," she wrote in a Facebook chat Monday. "He is my friend and I love working with him."
Originally posted 03/24/2014 11:15PM
SPOILER ALERT: The text below reveals major plot points to the Sunday, March 23, episode of The Good Wife.
"What the hell happened?!" exclaimed David Letterman, kicking off his Monday interview with Josh Charles with a question many Good Wife fans would like the answer to, as well.
Originally posted 03/24/2014 12:00PM
Killing off a main character in a television show is a risky move: You're upending the show's world (and putting a coworker out of a job) in the hope that the shake-up will lead to something greater down the line. And guess what? Despite the ministrations of fans, who claim that they will never watch their favorite show without [insert character name here], it often works!
Below, 13 shows that did the same thing The Good Wife did Sunday night, and not only survived, but thrived.
Originally posted 03/24/2014 11:25AM
The Good Wife now has its own "Red Wedding."
Sunday's episode ended with a violent twist that can be described as either a classic OMG moment or a classic game changer, although to anyone who has followed CBS's great legal drama through its five seasons this was also a heartbreaker.
The wallop can best be appreciated by saying that investigator Kalinda Sharma let her mask of absolute control slip and completely fall: In a hospital emergency room, she began to sob.
WARNING: SPOILER AHEAD …
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