CBS All Access announced its first original drama series, The Good Fight, will premiere in February next year. The series premiere will be available on-demand on CBS All Access. In addition, a special broadcast preview of the premiere will air on the CBS Television Network that same night. After premiere night, all new episodes will be available weekly on Sundays exclusively for CBS All Access subscribers.
The Good Fight picks up one year after the events of the final broadcast episode of The Good Wife. In the new series, an enormous financial scam has destroyed the reputation of a young lawyer, Maia Rindell, while simultaneously wiping out her mentor and godmother Diane Lockhart’s savings. Forced out of Lockhart & Lee, they join Lucca Quinn at one of Chicago’s pre-eminent law firms.
Robert and Michelle King serve as showrunners and executive producers of the new series. Phil Alden Robinson co-wrote and executive produced the premiere episode with the Kings. Ridley Scott, David Zucker, Liz Glotzer, Brooke Kennedy and Alison Cross also serve as executive producers. Kennedy, directed the premiere episode. The series is produced by CBS Television Studios in association with Scott Free Productions and King Size Productions. The series will be distributed worldwide by CBS Studios International.
The Good Fight is CBS All Access’s first original drama series. It follows fall’s launch of the service’s first reality series, a digital-only edition of Big Brother titled Big Brother: Over The Top. CBS All Access will debut its second original, scripted series, Star Trek: Discovery in May 2017 and continue to expand its lineup of original series with additional programming to be announced. The Good Fight is available exclusively on the CBS All Access digital subscription service and accessible online at CBS.com, on mobile devices via the CBS App for iOS, Android and Windows 10, and on Roku Players, Apple TV, Chromecast, Android TV, Xbox 360, Xbox One, PlayStation4 and Fire TV.
In addition to The Good Fight, CBS All Access gives subscribers the ability to stream their local CBS station live, including sporting events like the NFL ON CBS, and watch more than 8,500 episodes on demand – spanning current shows from CBS Television’s primetime, daytime and late night line up, as well as past seasons of select series and classic TV hits.