'The Good Wife' actress Julianna Margulies
Actress Julianna Margulies receives a star on the "Hollywood Walk of Fame" in Los Angeles May 1, 2015. Reuters/Phil McCarten

After seven seasons, the producers of “The Good Wife” will be exiting to pave the way for a new show titled “BrainDead.” Current showrunners Robert and Michelle King will be preparing to launch another scripted series on CBS in the summer.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Glenn Geller, the new CBS Entertainment president, made the announcement about the departure of the legal drama producers at the Television Critics Association winter press tour on Jan 26.

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"The Kings did say they would not be returning after this year, but we have a deep bench on the show,” Geller said about the drama’s future. He added that the Kings wanted to work on other new projects. The couple enjoyed working on “The Good Wife” for seven years and are now ready to move on.

Robert King previously told THR that working on “BrainDead” has made them better producers on “The Good Wife,” which launched in 2009. They were ahead in the scripts for the first time. The married writing team also restarted their King Size Productions as part of a contact with CBS Studios.

“The Good Wife” still has the potential to continue to Season 8, depending whether the series will be renewed. Craig Turk will succeed the Kings as showrunner,” Geller notes.

Turk has been working on the series since 2012. Geller also revealed that although the Kings said that Season 7 will be the last time that they will be involved in the series, the show can still go on. The executive said that the show has transformed much in recent years, with the departure and addition of new characters. It is still a fantastic show with a reliable following.

Robert and Michelle King garnered two Emmy nominations for best drama series and a writing nomination for the pilot episode of “The Good Wife.” The couple also earned a Writers Guild Award, a Humanitas Prize and a Peabody Award for their contribution to the series.

As for “BrainDead,” THR wrote in another article that Aaron Tveit of “Graceland” has landed the starring role. The show is a comic sci-fi thriller that delves on aliens who attack Washington, D.C. and eat brains.

More updates and details on the Kings and “BrainDead” are expected soon. "The Good Wife" airs Wednesday on TEN at 9:30 p.m. AEDT in Australia.