Its only halfway through its first season, but CBS All Access has already renewed The Good Fight for a second season. Rather than premiere in the fall, the second season will instead start early 2018, much like its inaugural season.
Marc Debvoise, CBS’ President and COO of CBS Interactive, put out a statement about the renewal: “We’re only a few episodes into the first season and the reaction from CBS All Access subscribers and critics alike has been phenomenal. This series and its characters are just beginning and we can’t wait to see where Robert and Michelle King, their creative team and the amazing cast take The Good Fight next.”
Spinning off from The Good Wife, the new series takes place a year after its predecessor and follows Christina Baranski’s Diane Lockhart and her goddaughter Maia Rindell, played by Game of Thrones and Downton Abbey actress Rose Leslie. After suffering through a financial scam that has ruined them both, Lockhart and Rindell join Cush Gumbo’s Lucca Quinn at one of Chicago’s top law firms. The Good Fight was created by The Good Wife creators Michelle and Robert King, who also act as showrunners for the series. Phil Alden Robinson also created the show with them and acts as an executive producer, having co-written the pilot.