The Good Wife


CBS cuts Good Wife format deal

There will be a South Korean version of legal drama The Good Wife after CBS struck a deal with free-to-air broadcaster TVN. The series has been on CBS in the US since 2009, with the current, seventh, season officially its last on the broadcast net. CBS Studios International distributes the series and has shopped the […]

Televisa makes Dougray Scott thriller in English

Televisa is utilising a Mexico-Canada production treaty to produce Duality, a new English-language drama series starring Dougray Scott, TBI has learned. The series is based on an original idea from Barry Schkolnick (The Good Wife and Law & Order) and Vancouver-based Oddysey Media will be the Canadian production partner. Mexican media giant Televisa is making […]

CBS latest summer event series is BrainDead

CBS has ordered BrainDead, a new comic thriller from the creators of The Good Wife that will be the US network’s latest summer event series. CBS has given the show a straight-to-tseries order and it will play in the net’s summer 2016 schedule. The broadcaster started ordering high-end dramas for its summer grid in 2013 […]

CBS announces fall slate

CBS has unveiled its new season slate, with seven new series amid a raft of renewals. The new offerings include medical drama Code Black, movie-to-TV procedural Limitless and DC Comics adaptation Supergirl. New comedies include guardian angel single cam series Angel from Hell and family comedy Life in Pieces. There will also be a Rush […]

Fox, MTG win Battle Creek

Fox International Channels has acquired Battle Creek from Sony Pictures Television for its Fox channels in Asia and the Middle East, with Viasat picking it up in Scandinavia. The series, which is from Breaking Bad scribe Vince Gilligan and House writer David Shore, has just launched on broadcast network CBS in the US. On Fox […]

Telefonica SVOD service buys CBS dramas

The new subscription on-demand service of Spanish telco Telefonica has close a multi-year rights agreement for dramas from CBS and Showtime. The exclusive deal with CBS Studios International hands Telefonica Spain-owned Movistar Series Under the Dome, The Good Wife and new season hit Madam Secretary (pictured) from CBS and Penny Dreadful, Ray Donovan and Golden […]

News brief: CBS AMC lands EMEA drama deal

CBS AMC Networks EMEA Channel Partnership has taken on a number of CBS Studios International-sold dramas. In Poland, the CBS Studios International and AMC Networks International joint venture, known as CBS Chellozone UK Channels before AMC bought Chellomedia, gets The Borgias (seasons 1-3) for CBS Europa The Good Wife (seasons 1-2) for CBS Drama and […]

Downton, Mr Selfridge enter Mongolia

ITV’s British period dramas Downton Abbey and Mr Selfridge are headed into Mongolia following deals secured by a local broadcaster. Mongol TV has bought Downton (pictured) from NBCUniversal International Television Distribution and Mr Selfridge from ITV Studios Global Entertainment. The channel, which has been a consistent buyer of Western scripted content after overhauling its programming […]

China takes US series off streaming sites

Chinese authorities have ordered The Big Bang Theory, The Good Wife (pictured), NCIS and The Practice be removed from the country’s streaming services despite these platforms having legitimately licensed them, according to state newspaper Beijing Daily. Chinese regulators have had the series removed as part of an effort to have greater control of the online […]

CBS deal is Elementary for Hulu

Hulu Plus has taken subscription video on demand rights to Sherlock Holmes-inspired US drama Elementary. The deal give the US streaming site’s premium service all seasons and episodes of the drama after they have aired on the CBS broadcast network. The show is produced and distributed by CBS, which has already shopped series including The […]