The critically-acclaimed CBS All Access drama, The Good Fight, is coming to BET.
In a show of corporate synergy between the ViacomCBS-owned brands, BET will air select episodes from the show’s third season on Monday, July 27 and Tuesday, July 28.
The special presentation will include episodes “focusing on Black stories,” CBS said in a press release.
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Season 3 of the series debuted on the CBS streaming platform in March 2019, and centered on the lawyers at Reddick, Boseman & Lockhart as they faced issues spanning racial biases inside and outside of the office, political resistance, pay disparity, white privilege and voter fraud.
The cast includes Christine Baranski, Cush Jumbo, Rose Leslie, Sarah Steele, Michael Boatman, Nyambi Nyambi, Michael Sheen, Audra McDonald and Delroy Lindo.
Robert and Michelle King serve as showrunners and executive producers of The Good Fight, which they co-created with Phil Alden Robinson.
The series was recently renewed for a fifth season, coming next year.
The below episodes will air Monday, July 27, 8:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT on BET:
“The One About the Recent Troubles” (Season 3, Episode 1) – Season three premiere. A storm is brewing at Reddick, Boseman & Lockhart when revelations of past indiscretions involving a partner come to light. Right when she thought the world couldn’t get any crazier, an incident at home pushes Diane (Christine Baranski) to her breaking point. Meanwhile, Lucca (Cush Jumbo) is brought a new opportunity while Marissa (Sarah Steele) teaches Maia (Rose Leslie) to toughen up.
“The One Inspired by Roy Cohn” (Season 3, Episode 2) – Corruption incarnate enters the courtroom in the form of attorney Roland Blum (Michael Sheen), Maia’s new co-counsel on a murder trial. The firm interviews a potential new head of matrimonial law, but Lucca is skeptical of his qualifications. Diane lets off some steam after finding out who recommended Kurt for a new job.
“The One Where Diane Joins the Resistance” (Season 3, Episode 3) – Diane is encouraged to “do something” after meeting the leader of a female resistance group whose aim is to sink POTUS’ approval rating. Maia and Blum’s plan for a plea deal goes awry when Assistant State’s Attorney Spencer Zschau takes over the case. Lucca receives a surprising new divorce referral while Marissa helps Julius (Michael Boatman) find a campaign manager to support his run for federal judgeship.
Additional episodes will air Tuesday, July 28, 8:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT on BET:
“The One with Lucca Becoming a Meme” (Season 3, Episode 4) – Lucca’s involvement in a viral “mothering while Black” video sparks conversations at Reddick, Boseman & Lockhart that unearth racial biases and pay disparity at the firm. Liz (Audra McDonald) joins Diane at a resistance group meeting, but their next act – to help swing votes in key states – hits close to home when the group decides they need a celebrity influencer. Maia faces serious consequences at the firm thanks to Blum.
“The One Where a Nazi Gets Punched” (Season 3, Episode 5) – Blum weasels his way to a co-counsel seat on Reddick, Boseman & Lockhart’s largest case against genetics testing company Second Helix. While volunteering as democratic poll watchers in the suburbs of Chicago, Lucca and Jay (Nyambi Nyambi) come face to face with an alt-right group aiming to intimidate voters. Meanwhile, Maia attempts to move on while the partners grapple with a divided firm following revelations of pay disparity.
“The One Where Diane and Liz Topple Democracy” (Season 3, Episode 7) – Diane and Liz deal with a close ally when assigned to a class action case involving malfunctioning voting machines in the 2016 presidential election. Blum’s domineering tactics continue to push buttons at the firm while he purposefully stalls his work on Second Helix. Lucca is intrigued by a handsome associate of Blum’s.