Listen: ‘Good Fight’ Creators Michelle and Robert King on How Trump ‘Infected’ the Show

Welcome to “Remote Controlled,” a podcast from Variety featuring the best and brightest in television, both in front of and behind the camera.

In this week’s episode, Variety’s executive editor of TV Debra Birnbaum talks with Michelle and Robert King, the creators of CBS’s legal drama “The Good Fight,” which wrapped its second season in May and will return for a third run in 2019.

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A spinoff of the hit series “The Good Wife,” the show continues the story of Christine Baranski’s Diane Lockhart, who is adapting to the environment at a new law firm after losing her life savings. The show doesn’t shy away from touching on current events — especially when it comes to controversial actions made by Donald Trump’s administration. But according to Robert King, Trump was not initially supposed to be a focus of the second season.

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