it has only just started airing over here in the uk but the viewing figures look promising to me
TV ratings: The Good Wife debuts with 1.4 million
Channel 4's US drama import starring Julianna Margulies attracts 8% audience share
The Good Wife
Julianna Margulies in The Good Wife. Photograph: CBS/Channel 4
Channel 4's latest US drama import, The Good Wife, premiered with 1.4 million viewers last night, Monday 25 January.
Starring Julianna Margulies as a housewife forced to resume her legal career after her husband, played by Chris Noth, is jailed, The Good Wife picked up an 8% audience share, according to unofficial overnight figures. A further 196,000 watched an hour later on digital catchup service Channel 4 +1.
The Good Wife was up against BBC2's US comedy import, Nurse Jackie, which attracted 1 million viewers and a 5% share in the half hour from 10pm.