Suit and blouse by Ann Demeulemeester. Shoes by Manolo Blahnik via Albright Fashion Library. Ring by David Webb. Earrings by Genevieve Jones.

Photography by David Roemer. Styled by Cristina Ehrlich.


Star of stage and screen, Christine Baranski is a two-time Tony Award winner, an Emmy Award winner, and has had more than twenty award nominations to her name, from musicals to drama to comedy. The Juilliard alum brings big talent to her lead role in CBS All Access original series The Good Fight, playing the hard-hitting attorney Diane Lockhart, who is as fierce in the courtroom as she is in her fashion sense.

In the latest issue of Watch, Christine Baranski takes the cover and shares her story with readers, along with a photo shoot that showcases the glamorous side of this down-to-earth actress. Get a glimpse in this exclusive gallery, and then get the full picture of Queen Baranski in the May/June 2020 issue—available now!

The Good Fight streams exclusively on CBS All Access.

Standing her ground

Christine Baranski in a pink silk power suit.

Suit and blouse by Ann Demeulemeester. Earrings by Genevieve Jones.

Photography by David Roemer. Styled by Cristina Ehrlich.

The Good Fight's Diane Lockhart is no pushover, and neither is Christine Baranski!

Laughing through tough times

Christine Baranski in a green suit leaning against a chair.

Coat and pants by Allette. Ring by Spinelli Kilcollin. Earrings by Vhernier.

Photography by David Roemer. Styled by Cristina Ehrlich.

When her Watch interview ended up being post-coronavirus lockdown, Christine Baranski shows us that she has the humor and positive attitude to shelter-in-place with grace.

Leading the way

Christine Baranski in a green power suit.

Coat and pants by Allette. Ring by Spinelli Kilcollin. Earrings by Vhernier.

Photography by David Roemer. Styled by Cristina Ehrlich.

Christine Baranski's smart and sharp character on The Good Fight was a supporting role born on the CBS hit series The Good Wife. Diane Lockhart was so popular, that she led the way to her own show.

Go on, make her day

Close-up portrait of Christine Baranski.

Coat by Christopher Kane. T-shirt by Plays Well With Others. Earrings by Fisher.

Photography by David Roemer. Styled by Cristina Ehrlich.

Christine Baranski is daring both on and off camera, dating back to her admissions process at Juilliard, where she turned an initial 'No' into an eventual 'Yes.'

Stepping up in style

Christine Baranski in cropped jeans and plain coat.

Coat by Christopher Kane. T-shirt by Plays Well With Others. Jeans by Monse. Shoes by Balenciaga. Earrings by Fisher.

Photography by David Roemer. Styled by Cristina Ehrlich.

Christine Baranski is all flash in this photo shoot and in her role on The Good Fight. We think Diane Lockhart would approve of this chic look!

Glamorous in Gabbana

Christine Baranski in a palm leaf print gown.

Dress and necklace by Dolce & Gabbana. Earrings by Dauphin. Shoes by Roger Vivier.

Photography by David Roemer. Styled by Cristina Ehrlich.

While Christine Baranski may be comfy sheltering-in-place in cosy clothing, she's definitely drop-dead gorgeous in Dolce & Gabbana!

Laid-back and luxe

Christine Baranski in teal blue sweater and white pants.

Sweater and pants by Gabriela Hearst. Shoes by Alexandre Birman. Ring by Jennifer Fisher. Earrings by Irene Neuwirth.

Photography by David Roemer. Styled by Cristina Ehrlich.

Christine Baranski is known for being both down-to-earth and regal, at ease playing every type of role from comedy to Shakespeare.

True blue

Christine Baranski in teal blue sweater and white pants.

Sweater and pants by Gabriela Hearst. Shoes by Alexandre Birman. Ring by Jennifer Fisher. Earrings by Irene Neuwirth.

Photography by David Roemer. Styled by Cristina Ehrlich.

From her smile and charisma to her stunning deep blue eyes, Christine Baranski is a natural.

Confidence and style

Christine Baranski in a wine-colored power suit.

Suit by Alice + Olivia. Necklace by Jennifer Fisher. Watch by Cartier. Earrings by Dauphin.

Photography by David Roemer. Styled by Cristina Ehrlich.

Queen Baranski is still at the top of her game, and at 68 years young, she's clearly never going out of style.

Power play

Christine Baranski in a palm leaf print gown.

Dress and necklace by Dolce & Gabbana. Earrings by Dauphin.

Photography by David Roemer. Styled by Cristina Ehrlich.

While Christine Baranski herself is no pushover, she bows to the brilliance of her character Diane Lockhart, notably her brains and legal expertise. "I love playing someone so much sharper in that department," she tells Watch in her May-June 2020 cover story, "but I am not that person, it's not how my mind works. I don't think I could pass a bar exam."

Sultry siren

Christine Baranski in a palm leaf print gown.

Dress and necklace by Dolce & Gabbana. Earrings by Dauphin.

Photography by David Roemer. Styled by Cristina Ehrlich.

She's a blonde bombshell in this stunning shot.

Character study

Christine Baranski in a green power suit.

Coat and pants by Allette. Ring by Spinelli Kilcollin. Earrings by Vhernier.

Photography by David Roemer. Styled by Cristina Ehrlich.

Having played attorney Diane Lockhart for over a decade now, Christine Baranski genuinely admires the character she's helped to create. In her May-June 2020 Watch interview, she muses "You never see a woman who wallows in her victimhood. Diane is heroic without being a Joan of Arc. Heroic on a daily basis."

Respect in spades

Christine Baranski in a green jacket leaning against a white chair.

Coat and pants by Allette. Ring by Spinelli Kilcollin. Earrings by Vhernier.

Photography by David Roemer. Styled by Cristina Ehrlich.

It's hard not admire Christine Baranski's beauty, talent, and infectious energy!

Natural talent

Christine Baranski standing sideways in a pink power suit.

Suit and blouse by Ann Demeulemeester. Earrings by Genevieve Jones.

Photography by David Roemer. Styled by Cristina Ehrlich.

Christine Baranski was raised in a working-class family in Buffalo, NY, but by age sixteen she was determined to walk the red carpet and set herself the goal of attending the famed Juilliard School.

Sitting pretty

Christine Baranski sitting on a white sofa in a pink power suit.

Suit and blouse by Ann Demeulemeester. Shoes by Manolo Blahnik via Albright Fashion Library. Ring by David Webb. Earrings by Genevieve Jones.

Photography by David Roemer. Styled by Cristina Ehrlich.

Giving the commencement address to the Juilliard graduating class of 2016, Christine Baranski told the future entertainers, "It is all about showing up. That is our passion, our task, our responsibility, our privilege. Our presence with a capital P is required ..."

Read the full interview with Christine Baranski in the May/June 2020 issue of Watch—available now!

Photography: David Roemer

Stylist: Cristina Ehrlich

Hair: Matthew Monzon

Makeup: Gianpaolo Ceciliato

The Good Fight streams exclusively on CBS All Access.

Dress and necklace by Dolce & Gabbana. Earrings by Dauphin.

Photography by David Roemer. Styled by Cristina Ehrlich.

In this exclusive teaser, Christine Baranski shows the camera who's boss. Get a sneak peek at these never-seen-before portraits of The Good Fight's leading lady, and don't miss the upcoming May-June 2020 issue of Watch featuring our Christine Baranski cover story and photo shoot—on newsstands May 19!

The Good Fight streams exclusively on CBS All Access.

Plaid Perfect

Christine Baranski in a plaid coat, cropped jeans, and bright blue high heels.

Coat by Christopher Kane. T-shirt by Plays Well With Others. Jeans by Monse. Shoes by Balenciaga. Earrings by Jennifer Fisher.

Photography by David Roemer. Styled by Cristina Ehrlich.

Casual yet oh-so-chic. How does she do it?

All Eyes On Queen B

Close-up portrait of Christine Baranski.

Coat by Christopher Kane. T-shirt by Plays Well With Others. Earrings by Jennifer Fisher.

Photography by David Roemer. Styled by Cristina Ehrlich.

Christine Baranski is ready for her close-up.

Pastel Power

Christine Baranski a power pose in a pink suit.

Suit and blouse by Ann Demeulemeester. Earrings by Genevieve Jones.

Photography by David Roemer. Styled by Cristina Ehrlich.

Talk about a perfect power pose. Like her sharp The Good Fight character Diane Lockhart, Christine Baranski is always fierce and fabulous.

Green Goddess

Christine Baranski in a green palm leaf print dress.

Dress and necklace by Dolce & Gabbana. Earrings by Dauphin. Cuff by Hervé Van der Straeten. Shoes by Roger Vivier.

Photography by David Roemer. Styled by Cristina Ehrlich.

Dressed in vibrant palms and leopard print, set against a white backdrop, Christine Baranski brings this portrait to life.

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By Melissa Rose Bernardo

It's not every day that two stars of The Good Fight—plus the incomparable Meryl Streep—get together in their robes to throw a few back and sing a classic musical-theater song.

Thankfully, that day was Sunday April 26, and the occasion was Take Me to the World, an online benefit concert in honor of legendary composer Stephen Sondheim's 90th birthday. (The show raised funds for ASTEP, Artists Striving To End Poverty.)

You may be used to seeing Christine Baranski as impeccably dressed, flawlessly accessorized lawyer Diane Lockhart on The Good Fight, but here, to sing "The Ladies Who Lunch"—Sondheim's sardonic salute to vodka-soaked emotionally vapid middle-aged women, from the 1970 musical Company—she's far more casual, wearing a fluffy white bathrobe. While drinking red wine. Bravo!

Delory Lindo, Audra McDonald, and Christine Baranski in an office set on CBS All Access show The Good Fight

Delroy Lindo as Adrian Boseman, Audra McDonald as Liz Reddick-Lawrence and Christine Baranski as Diane Lockhart in the CBS All Access series The Good Fight.

Photo Credit: Patrick Harbron/CBS.

Baranski is soon joined by her Mamma Mia! costar Meryl Streep—playing percussion on a martini shaker—and by her Good Fight co-star Audra McDonald, both also bathrobe-clad, both pouring out drinks of their own. ("I'll drink to that" is repeated throughout the song.)

Christine Baranski as Diane Lockhart of the CBS All Access series The Good Fight

Christine Baranski as Diane Lockhart, who on occasion has been spotted in a white bathrobe.

Photo Credit: Elizabeth Fisher/CBS.

Of course, all three stars are there because of their stage backgrounds and their Sondheim credits. Baranski is a two-time Tony winner, McDonald has six Tonys, and Streep more or less grew up at New York City's Shakespeare in the Park. Streep starred as the Witch in the 2014 Rob Marshall–directed film version of Sondheim's fractured fairy tale Into the Woods.

Audra McDonald as Liz Reddick-Lawrence sitting at a table with a wine bottle and full glass

Audra McDonald as Liz Reddick-Lawrence, a character who also enjoys a glass of red wine.

Photo: Patrick Harbron/CBS

McDonald starred with Patti LuPone in a revival of the moody, haunting Passion, and is renowned for her concert and gala performances of Sondheim standards (such as "Somewhere" from West Side Story, for which he wrote the lyrics).

Brian Stokes Mitchell and Christine Baranski sing in costume in Sweeney Todd

Brian Stokes Mitchell and Christine Baranski in Sweeney Todd.

Photo Credit: Joan Marcus.

And Baranski, who had a small role in the original 1983 off-Broadway production of the Seurat-inspired musical Sunday in the Park With George, was featured as Cinderella's Stepmother in the Woods movie. She's done a couple concert versions of Follies, playing the glamorous Carlotta (where she belted out one of Sondheim's most famous tunes, "I'm Still Here") and the elegant, acerbic Phyllis. She's also had a couple turns as the Cockney cannibal piemaker Mrs. Lovett in Sweeney Todd, opposite both Frasier's Kelsey Grammer and Broadway star Brian Stokes Mitchell.

The Good Fight streams exclusively on CBS All Access.

Paging spring! April showers are no match for these sunny and stylish stars. From Jay Hernandez looking fine in a floral print shirt to Daniela Ruah soaking up the sun (pictured above), these gorgeous photos from Watch will hopefully bring you some much-needed spring cheer.

Watch NCIS: Los Angeles on Sundays at 9/8c on CBS and CBS All Access.

Pretty in purple

Emily Wickersham of NCIS in violet dress in front of flowers.

Photography by Christopher Ross.

Emily Wickersham looks lovely in violet.

Watch NCIS on Tuesdays at 8/7c on CBS and CBS All Access.

Heaven scent

Beth Behrs smelling yellow calla lilies.

Photography by Patrick Demarchelier.

Beth Behrs breathes in the beautiful scent of fresh calla lilies.

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Garden party

Scott Caan of Hawaii Five 0 relaxing amid greenery

Photography by Emily Shur.

Scott Caan has the right idea.

Watch Hawaii Five-0 on Fridays at 9/8c on CBS and CBS All Access.

Tickled pink

Christine Baranski of The Good Fight in a pink striped skirt and pink heels.

Photography by Christopher Ross.

What screams spring? Hot pink! Christine Baranski's looking cheerful and bright.

Stream The Good Fight exclusively on CBS All Access.

Pop of color

Sami Gayle of Blue Bloods in a bright floral shirt

Photography by Adrienne Raquel.

Sami Gayle agrees that spring calls for vibrant hues and floral prints.

Watch Blue Bloods on Fridays at 10/9c on CBS and CBS All Access.

Walk about

Alex OLoughlin of Hawaii Five-0 hiking through Oahu

Photography by Nino Muñoz.

Alex O'Loughlin hikes the beautiful Kualoa Ranch on Oahu.

Watch Hawaii Five-0 on Fridays at 9/8c on CBS and CBS All Access.

Lemon drop

Patricia Heaton sitting on grass in a yellow dress.

Photography by Andrew Eccles.

Patricia Heaton is a ray of sunshine.

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Picture perfect Weatherly

Michael Weatherly of Bull with red shoes sitting on grass

Photography by Keiron O'Connor.

Michael Weatherly sits back and takes in the stunning surroundings.

Watch Bull on Mondays at 10/9c on CBS and CBS All Access.

Stunner shades

David Boreanaz of SEAL Team in a plaid shirt and jeans

Photography by Cliff Lipson.

David Boreanaz keeps it casual.

Watch SEAL Team on Wednesdays at 9/8c on CBS and CBS All Access.

Maui magic

Shemar Moore of SWAT in a tank top and sunglasses

Photography by Kwaku Alston.

Spring break in Hawaii with Shemar Moore? Yes, please!

Watch S.W.A.T. on Wednesdays at 10/9c on CBS and CBS All Access.

Tea time

Jane Pauley and Gayle King of CBS Sunday Morning and CBS This Morning drinking tea

Photography by Christopher Ross.

English breakfast with journalists Jane Pauley and Gayle King sounds like our cup of tea.

Watch CBS Sunday Morning and CBS This Morning on CBS and CBS All Access.

Here comes the sun.

Daniela Ruah of NCIS Los Angeles in a yellow dress against blue and yellow tile

Photography by Cliff Lipson.

Daniela Ruah is a bright young thing.

Watch NCIS: Los Angeles on Sundays at 9/8c on CBS and CBS All Access.

Jump for joy

Adam Rodriguez of Criminal Minds jumping in front of a brick wall

Photography by Michael Parmelee.

Take a cue from Adam Rodriguez and put some spring in your step.

Stream full episodes of Criminal Minds on CBS All Access.

To a tee

Chris ODonnell of NCIS Los Angeles holding a golf club

Photography by David Needleman.

Chris O'Donnell spends his spring break hitting the links.

Watch NCIS: Los Angeles on Sundays at 9/8c on CBS and CBS All Access.

Bright light

Eve of The Talk in a one shouldered yellow dress and blue shoes

Photography by Kwaku Alston.

Eve stylishly stands out in spring-forward yellow.

Watch The Talk Weekdays on CBS and CBS All Access.

Dancing barefoot

Bridget Moynahan of Blue Bloods walking barefoot through water.

Photography by Keiron O'Connor.

Bridget Moynahan skips the shoes.

Watch Blue Bloods on Fridays at 10/9 on CBS and CBS All Access.

Cream of the crop

Ethan Peck of Star Trek Discovery in a white jacket and tank top

Photography by Matthias Clamer.

Ethan Peck rocks this light linen look.

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Muy caliente!

Jay Hernandez of Magnum PI in flowered shirt in Mexico.

Photography by Derek Blanks.

Jay Hernandez turns up the heat in Mexico.

Watch Magnum P.I. on Mondays at 9/8c on CBS and CBS All Access.

Spring awakening

Pauley Perrette in a floral print coat.

Photography by Mark Mann.

Pauley Perrette looks fabulous in florals.

Broke premieres on Thursday, April 2 at 9:30/8:30c on CBS and CBS All Access.

Photography by Cliff Lipson.

Watch NCIS: Los Angeles on Sundays at 9/8c on CBS and CBS All Access.

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