The Good Wife Season 8 Release Date: Canceled Or Coming Soon?

Every man dreams of an ideal wife who can handle the responsibilities and take care of the home. A good wife is always expected to be a good mother too. One such series is The Good Wife. After having a look at the title of this series, it seems like it is a family drama but surprisingly, The Good Wife is an American political drama series. People who are fond of watching political shows must have this on their watchlist. Today is the era of crime thrillers and mystery but The Good Wife dominated in its time. The first season premiered in 2009 and from then onwards, people have enjoyed watching 7 seasons so far. It was engrossing and the critical appreciation made the creators bring many new seasons and the future of this American series was smooth going.

Created by Robert King and Michelle King, The Good Wife has been awarded several awards that include 5 Emmy Awards too. The series had its latest season in 2016 and considering the present time, it seems that it has undergone a long break. Hence, we are here to let you know about The Good Wife season 8 and its release date.

The Good Wife Season 8 Release Date

The Good Wife Season 8

The series had its debut season on 22nd September 2009 that lasted till 25th May 2010. The Good Wife made a comeback as season 2 and appeared on the screens on 28th September 2010. It was revived for the third season which premiered on 25th September 2011 with its last episode dropping on 29th April 2012. The journey of this American political drama is continued until seven seasons of which season 4 appeared on 30th September 2012 while the last episode of the next part aired on 18th May 2014. Again for two consecutive years, the show was renewed for two further seasons and then sixth and seventh editions were available on CBS on 21st September 2014 and 4th October 2015 respectively. These years were like an adventurous journey for the fans.

After the past seasons, the next edition was also expected. But it is this disheartening and sad as The Good Wife season 8 has been canceled. This means the journey will consist of 7 parts so far and no further installments are going to happen in the future. The show ended with season 7 as its final season and those 22 episodes were the concluding episodes. However, after the rescinding of upcoming seasons, a spin-off series was announced.

Apart from it, we have concluded that The Good Wife season 8 is officially canceled and will not be happening. We were quite ready for this as the series made comebacks without any gap between the years and it was presented ceaselessly. But suddenly, we faced a setback and we got to know about the final decision of the creators.

Why Was The Good Wife Season 8 Canceled?

Some shows are better when they are canceled at a perfect time. And that’s the case with this how. Achieving an 8.4 out of 10 on IMDb, the show is magical. The show wasn’t canceled because it had poor ratings or because they had any budgeting issues. The Good Wife was canceled, as the makers wanted the show to end on a perfect note. The creators did not want to bring a show just to quench the audience’s thirst, and ruin a perfectly good show.

For whatever time it ran, it was perfect, and the creators did not want to mess with that. Overall, they just wanted to keep the show sweet and simple, so that no season could bother the audience of having a poor rating.

The Good Wife Season 8 Cast

The series focuses upon Alicia Florrick, who is Peter’s wife. The role of the protagonist, Alicia, is placed by Julianna Margulies while Chris Noth is in the shoes of Peter Florrick. Graham Phillips and Makenzie Vega were portraying the roles of Zachary “Zach” Florrick and Grace Florrick who are the two teenage children of Peter and Alicia of which Grace is younger than Zachary.

The other important characters include Josh Charles as Will Gardner, Archie Panjabi as Kalinda Sharma, Matt Czuchry as Cary Agos, Alan Cumming as Eli Gold, and Christine Baranski as Diane Lockhart. Some more actors are part of the series. Matthew Goode appeared in the series as Finley “Finn” Polmar, Zach Grenier acted as David Lee, and lastly, Jeffrey Dean Morgan was playing Jason Crouse, thereby wrapping up the star cast.

The Good Wife season 8 might have the same cast members in the significant roles while some new faces would have appeared if it was to release.

The Good Wife Season 8 Story

Peter Florrick is the state attorney of Cook County in Illinois. His name got involved in the corruption cases and Peter was also indulged in a sex scandal. This is the reason, he spent his 13 years of life in jail. His wife, Alicia, arrived at the workplace after staying at home for 13 years. She returns as a litigator and continues her career in law.

In the future seasons, the show could have picked up from where the past seasons left off. On the other hand, we could have witnessed the same story with different twists.

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