Madam Secretary

Sunday 10:00 PM on CBS Premiered Sep 21, 2014 Returning October 8, 2017




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AIRED ON 12/10/2017

Season 4 : Episode 9

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Madam Secretary explores the life of Elizabeth "Bess' McCord (Téa Leoni), the shrewd, calculating, and extremely determined newly appointed Secretary of State who drives international diplomacy, battles office politics, and circumvents and ignores protocol as she negotiates worldwide issues, She is also a college professor and a brilliant former CIA analyst who left the agency for ethical and personal reasons. After the suspicious death of her predecessor. Elizabeth returns to public life at the President's behest. The President values her apolitical leanings, deep knowledge of the Middle East, flair for languages, and ability to not just think outside the box, but to not even acknowledge there is a box.
The shows also stars Timothy Daly as Elizabeth's husband, Henry, who is an ethics professor and successful author, Keith Carradine as President Conrad Dalton, Patina Renea Miller as Press Coordinator Daisy Grant, Geoffrey Arend as Speechwriter Matt Mahoney, Erich Bergen as Assistant Blake Moran, Zeljko Ivanek as the White House Chief of Staff Russell Jackson and Bebe Neuwirth as Elizabeth's Chief of Staff Nadine Tolliver.

Henry and Elizabeth have three children: Stephanie (Wallis Currie-Wood), Allison (Katherine Herzer) and Jason (Evan Roe).


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  • Téa Leoni

    Téa Leoni

    Elizabeth 'Bess' McCord

    Timothy Daly

    Timothy Daly

    Henry McCord

    Keith Carradine

    Keith Carradine

    President Conrad Dalton

    Patina Renea Miller

    Patina Renea Miller

    Daisy Grant

    Geoffrey Arend

    Geoffrey Arend

    Matt Mahoney

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