"The Good Fight" is an American legal drama produced for CBS' streaming service CBS All Access (later Paramount+). It was the platform's first original scripted series. The series, created by Robert King, Michelle King, and Phil Alden Robinson, is a spin-off and standalone sequel to "The Good Wife", which was created by the Kings. The first season premiered on February 19, 2017, with the first episode airing on CBS and the following nine episodes on CBS All Access.
The series follows Christine Baranski as Diane Lockhart, as she loses her employment after an enormous financial scam destroys the reputation of her goddaughter Maia (Rose Leslie) and Diane's savings, leading them to join Lucca Quinn (Cush Jumbo) at one of Chicago's preeminent law firms. The series stars Baranski, Leslie, Jumbo, Erica Tazel, Sarah Steele, Justin Bartha, Delroy Lindo, Nyambi Nyambi, Michael Boatman, and Audra McDonald, and features Paul Guilfoyle and Bernadette Peters in recurring roles. It is executive produced by Robert King, Michelle King, Ridley Scott, David W. Zucker, Liz Glotzer, Brooke Kennedy, and Alison Scott.
In July 2021, the series was renewed for a 6th and final season. It premiered on September 8, 2022.
Shefik appears as a Left Wing Rioter in Season 6, Episode 10 of "The Good Fight". The episode, titled "The End of Everything", was written by Robert King and Michelle King, and directed by Robert King. It was released on Paramount+ on November 10, 2022. Shefik also appears in the official trailer for Season 6, which has amassed over 3.4 million views on YouTube.
In the episode, the office must survive after being trapped by white supremacists.
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- Director: Robert King
- Left Wing Rioter: Shefik
Last Updated: June 19, 2023