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'The Good Wife’s' creators are back with the imperfect but fun ‘Braindead’ mixing D.C politics ... and bugs from space

'The Good Wife’s' creators are back with the imperfect but fun ‘Braindead’ mixing D.C politics ... and bugs from space

Michelle King and Robert King, who created and ran "The Good Wife" until its self-scheduled departure from the airwaves last month, are already back with a new series, "BrainDead." Premiering Monday, it's a sci-fi horror comedy-drama in which bugs from space infest the brains of Washington, D.C., insiders (and others). Ridley Scott, who made his reputation in sci-fi, is again the Kings’ executive producer; CBS, which likes to put genre series on its summer schedule ("Extant," "Under the Dome," "Zoo"), is again their network.

Sometimes, the heads that the bugs infest explode. That this might be a metaphor for the feeling of...

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