Fans of “The Good Wife” were sent reeling after the shock death of Josh Charles‘ character Will Gardner in Sunday’s episode “Dramatics, Your Honor.” The lawyer was gunned down in a tense courtroom stand-off with his client (Hunter Parrish).
Turns out that the actor’s exit has been gestating for the better part of a year when the 2011 Emmy nominee decided to move on after four and a half seasons. Creators Robert and Michelle King opted for offing him as a way to continue the creative resurgence of the series this season. Indeed, there is much more drama to come by the look of the sneak peek we were treated to at the end of Sunday’s episode.
Now that the cat is out of the bag, will Emmy voters follow the Golden Globes and welcome “The Good Wife” back to the Best Drama Series lineup after snubbing it for the past two years? (Below: Vote in our poll and make your predictions using the easy drag-and-drop menu.)
Currently, our odds have “The Good Wife” just making the cut. At 16/1, it is in sixth place behind reigning champ “Breaking Bad” (15/8), “House of Cards” (4/1), “Game of Thrones” (15/2), four-time winner “Mad Men” (12/1) and “Downton Abbey” (14/1).
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