Last season was easily The Good Wife
's best yet, proving it's one of the best dramas - if not the best drama - on television right now. The finale ended with a couple of cliffhangers, leaving fans wondering if Diane would join Florrick/Agos and what Alicia's response to Eli approaching her about running for State's Attorney would be. CBS has released a new preview for The Good Wife
season 6 teasing answers to those questions and so much more.
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According to the new trailer, "the power is shifting," "the pressure is building" and "the game is changing." Watch it here:
Here are some highlights from the trailer:
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- Alicia has many ways of saying no to Eli asking her to run for State's Attorney, ranging from "I'm never saying yes" to "I'm not running. I have no interest in running."
- When Alicia asks Eli why he's pushing her to run, he tells her, "you could win."
- Diane knows how to pitch. "We have a chance to make this the biggest firm in the country. I bring prestige and 38 million to Florrick/Agos." How can Alicia say no to that?
- She can't. "We are now Florrick, Agos & Lockhart."
- Alicia and Finn sit down for a drink.
- Kalinda's warned off an investigation - and has romance in her future.
- "You're punishing me."
- Michael J. Fox and Taye Diggs!
That's not all to look forward to in season 6. CBS has also announced that David Hyde Pierce is joining the cast in a recurring role, his first appearance in a television series since Frasier
ended in 2004. Pierce is playing a highly respected cable news legal commentator so disgusted by the corruption and murder rate in Chicago, he decides to run for office to affect change. "We couldn't be more thrilled and flattered that David's making The Good Wife
his first TV role since Frasier
," executive producers and showrunners Robert and Michelle King said in a statement. "We're tremendous fans of his dramatic skills as well as his comedy."The Good Wife
season 6 premieres Sunday, September 21 at 9:30pm on CBS.(Image and video courtesy of CBS)