New Release: The Good Wife Season 1 DVD

The Good Wife TV sceneCBS’s critically acclaimed TV drama The Good Wife debuted on DVD on Sept. 14, 2010, from Paramount Home Entertainment.

Starring Julianna Margulies (ER), the TV show follows the life of Alicia Florrick, a former defense attorney whose politician husband (Sex and the City 2‘s Chris Noth) is thrown into jail because of a public sex and political corruption scandal. Thirteen years after Alicia left the courtroom, she rejoins the workforce to provide for her family, competing with a younger recent Harvard graduate for a firm’s one full-time associate position.

Margulies won a Golden Globe for her role in the television series, which was called the “best new drama of the season” by the Los Angeles Times. Alan Cumming, Gary Cole and David Paymer also star.

The Good Wife: The First Season DVD, priced at $64.99 for a six-disc set, includes all 23 episodes plus:

  • deleted scenes with commentary
  • “The Education of Alicia Florrick: Making Season One,” a multi-chapter look at the series from the pilot through production, including
  • The Pilot
  • Location Work
  • The Ensemble
  • Clothing the Characters
  • Breaking New Ground
  • “Aftermath: Real Life Events,” with the producer, writers and cast sharing their thoughts on the human dramas in the show, which are not based on any specific person but do mirror events in headlines.

Here’s the trailer for the TV show:


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About S. Clark

Sam Clark is the former Managing Editor/Online Editor of Video Business magazine. With 19 years experience in journalism, 12 in the home entertainment industry, Sam has been hooked on movies on since she saw E.T. then stared into the sky waiting to meet her own friendly alien. Thanks to her husband’s shared love of movies, Sam reviews Blu-ray discs in a true home theater, with a 118-inch screen, projector and cushy recliners with cup holders.