The Good Fight, the next chapter in The Good Wife story, comes to W Network

Series Premieres February 19 with a Special Event Broadcast on W Network and Global

Stars Christine Baranski, Cush Jumbo, Rose Leslie, Delroy Lindo, Erica Tazel, Sarah Steele and Justin Bartha with Recurring Guest Stars Paul Guilfoyle and Bernadette Peters

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TORONTO, Feb. 8, 2017 /CNW/ - W Network is home to the highly-anticipated new series The Good Fight, the new edition of The Good Wife. The series from Robert and Michelle King, starring Christine Baranski, Cush Jumbo, Rose Leslie, Delroy Lindo, Erica Tazel, Sarah Steele and Justin Bartha, with recurring guest stars Paul Guilfoyle and Bernadette Peters, premieres on Sunday, February 19 at 8 p.m. ET/PT in a special event broadcast, on both W Network and Global. All episodes will air exclusively on W Network following the premiere.

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 wipes out Diane Lockhart's savings while simultaneously destroying the reputation of a young lawyer, Maia. Forced out of Lockhart & Lee, they join Lucca Quinn at one of Chicago's pre-eminent law firms.

Robert and Michelle King, creators and executive producers of The Good Wife, return as showrunners and executive producers of the new series. Phil Alden Robinson co-wrote and will executive produce the premiere episode with the Kings. Ridley Scott, David Zucker, Liz Glotzer, Brooke Kennedy and Alison Cross also serve as executive producers. The series is produced by CBS Television Studios in association with Scott Free Productions and King Size Productions. The series is distributed worldwide by CBS Studios International.

Visit Facebook.com/WNetwork for the series trailer and WNetwork.com for more information and updates.

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