CBS recapping "The Good Wife" to attract new viewers


For people who haven’t watched the first two seasons of “The Good Wife,” CBS has put together a half-hour recap with a look ahead to season three. “The Good Wife: A New Beginning” will air September 4th, ahead of the season premiere on September 25th.

The special will feature interviews with the Emmy Award nominated series’ stars and executive producers, as well as show footage, which will recap key characters and storylines from the first two seasons and look forward to season three. The special will be broadcast Sunday, September. 4 (9:30-10:00 pm ET/PT) on CBS.

Scenes from the first two seasons and the third season premiere will be included in the special, in addition to interviews with series’ stars Julianna Margulies, Christine Baranski, Josh Charles, Archie Panjabi, Matt Czuchry, Alan Cumming and Chris Noth, as well as with co-creators and executive producers Robert King and Michelle King. 

The Good Wife stars Emmy Award and Golden Globe Award winner Julianna Margulies as a wife and mother who balances her personal and professional lives in the wake of her husband’s sexually charged political corruption scandal. It is the recipient of nine 2011 Primetime Emmy nominations, the most for a broadcast network series, including a nomination for Outstanding Drama Series and acting nominations for Margulies, Baranski, Charles, Panjabi, Cumming and guest star Michael J. Fox. 

The third season of The Good Wife premieres on its new day and time, Sunday, September 25 (9:00-10:00 pm ET/PT) on CBS.