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Hollywood flashback: 'The Good Wife' wins first case for producers Robert and Michelle King

Showrunners Michelle and Robert King have appeared in the Emmy Conversation for 13 years in a row: Past Six Years The Good Fight, their OG legal drama starring Christine Baranski, The Good Wife , this is a seven Award contenders for each of the seasons.

Creative and Married Partners First Join Forces 1402 A project called on ABC’s Justice , which lasted one season. In 2009, CBS picks up Good Wife , featuring Julianna Margulies Margulies as the governor’s wife, Alicia Florrick, a lawyer (Chris Noth) who is forced back into practice after her husband is embroiled in a sex and political corruption scandal. It was considered an instant hit, with a THR review declaring, “There was no better choice for Alicia Florrick than Margulies. Through spoken and unspoken words, she paints a detailed and moving portrait of a woman whose private, orderly life is shattered in public.”

The show will go on to receive 43 Emmy nominations, five wins, all acting categories: Margulies Twice, Ah Chi Panjabi’s supporting actress once, and guest actresses Kelly Preston and Martha Plimpton once each. For Margulies, who played Carol Hathaway on NBC’s ER (for which she won an Emmy for Supporting Actress), the role of Florrick required her undivided attention for seven years.

“I like the character I play, I work on 13 a There are a few months in the year, so I have 13 weeks off – I’m not worth another project,” she said in 1402 told THR , adding: “As TV actresses, we are lucky because we With 43 people – our crew – almost every day. When you make a film, you are introduced to a lot of people …and then two months later, it was over. …With us, we actually had this family.

Baranski Take over the mantle of Margulies and reprise her role as lawyer Diane Lockhart in The Good Fight. As Wife six nominations and last year’s Fight nomination, Baranski is sure to be a part of this year’s Emmy Talk.

This story first appeared in the May issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine. To receive the magazine, click here Subscribe .



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