‘Elsbeth’ Season 2 Renewed on CBS


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  • Elsbeth
    good woman
    spinoff, gets an early renewal from CBS after just four episodes due to impressive viewership numbers.
  • The quirky Elsbeth Tascioni, played by Carrie Preston, moves to New York City to team up with the police as an investigator.
  • Elsbeth delights audiences with her unique combination of humor and legal prowess, becoming a beloved character a
    the good wife

Elsbeththe latest spin-off to emerge from CBS' long-running mega-hit, the good wife, has secured an early renewal, according to Variety , from the network after airing just four episodes of its debut season, with the fifth episode airing tonight. Originally greenlit by CBS in May 2023, the series did not premiere until February 2024 due to strikes halting much of Hollywood's production activities in 2023. Carrie Preston returns to her role as Elsbeth Tascioni, a character she played in both the good wife i The Good Fight, the first spin-off, which he starred in Christine Baranski.

In the new series, Elsbeth moves from Chicago to New York, where she teams up with the police as an investigator. Wendell Pierce i Cara Patterson also stars in the show. According to CBS, Elsbeth is averaging 11 million viewers per episode through Live+35 cross-platform viewing. Meanwhile, the most recent Nielsen data shows the show is pulling in about 7.3 million viewers per episode through traditional linear viewing. The renewal was announced in an enthusiastic statement from Amy Reisenbachpresident of CBS Entertainment:

“'Elsbeth' has delighted audiences with its unique combination of delightful humor, distinctive 'how-to' storytelling and the inventive and brilliant quirkiness of Elsbeth Tascioni. Executive producers Robert and Michelle King have a track record of stellar for creating critically acclaimed series filled with unforgettable characters, and together with showrunner Jonathan Tolins and his team of writers, have developed an incredibly entertaining and captivating New York City-centric world for the show to explore. We are grateful to the uniquely talented cast, led by Carrie Preston, Wendell Pierce and Carra Patterson, for bringing these wonderful characters to life in the company of a world-class roster of weekly guest stars.”

Who is Elsbeth Tascioni?

Elsbeth, who first appears at the beginning the good wife as an ally of Julianna Margulies Alicia Florrick is an eccentric, genius-level, highly effective lawyer who is probably as well known for her success in court as she is for her strange and unconventional methods. Despite her seemingly scattered personality, Elsbeth has a knack for winning cases thanks to her sharp wit and legal acumen, often catching her opponents off guard by disarming them as they become distracted. in winning cases. She often serves as comic relief, but she's a very capable lawyer and as such is one of the most beloved characters on the good wife universe

Elsbeth airs Thursdays on CBS. There is currently no release date for Elsbeth Season 2. Previous episodes of Season 1 are now streaming on Paramount+ in the US


Elsbeth Tascioni, an unconventional lawyer, gives her unique point of view to make observations to catch criminals alongside the NYPD.

Publication date
February 29, 2024

Michelle King, Robert King

Main genre


Michelle King, Robert King

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