Madam Secretary (TV series)

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Madam Secretary
Created by Barbara Hall
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
Executive producer(s)
Production company(s)
Distributor CBS Television Distribution
Original channel CBS
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Madam Secretary is an upcoming American drama television series about Elizabeth Faulkner McCord, a female Secretary of State. The pilot episode was picked up for series in April 2014. The first episode will air in the 8 p.m. time slot between 60 Minutes and The Good Wife on Sunday, September 21, 2014, on CBS as part of the 2014–15 television season.[1][2][3]

Cast and characters[edit]

  • Téa Leoni as Elizabeth Faulkner McCord
  • Tim Daly as Henry McCord, Elizabeth's husband
  • Bebe Neuwirth as Nadine Tolliver, Elizabeth's Chief of Staff
  • Željko Ivanek as Russell Jackson, White House Chief of Staff[4]
  • Geoffrey Arend as Matt Mahoney, Elizabeth's speechwriter
  • Patina Miller as Daisy Finch, Elizabeth's press coordinator
  • Erich Bergen as Blake Moran
  • Katherine Herzer as Alison McCord, Elizabeth's daughter
  • Evan Roe as Jason McCord, Elizabeth's son


No. Title Directed by Written by Original air date U.S. viewers
1 "Pilot"[5] David Semel Barbara Hall September 21, 2014 (2014-09-21)


  1. ^ Goldberg, Lesley (March 17, 2014). "'Smash's' Katharine McPhee to Star in CBS Genius Drama (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved May 10, 2014. 
  2. ^ Kondolojy, Amanda (May 9, 2014). "CBS Orders 'CSI: Cyber', 'NCIS: New Orleans', 'The Odd Couple', 'Stalker', 'Madam Secretary', 'Scorpion' & 'The McCarthys'". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved May 10, 2014. 
  3. ^ Swift, Andy (May 9, 2014). "Fall TV: CBS Orders NCIS and CSI Spin-Offs, Odd Couple, Kevin Williamson's Stalker and 4 More to Series (But Not How I Met Your Dad?)". TVLine. Retrieved May 10, 2014. 
  4. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (21 May 2014). "Željko Ivanek Upped To Regular On New CBS Drama Series Madam Secretary". Deadline. Retrieved 26 August 2014. "Emmy-winning character actor Željko Ivanek (Damages) has joined the cast of CBS' new drama series Madam Secretary as a regular after guest starring in the pilot." 
  5. ^ "(#101) "Pilot"". The Futon Critic. Retrieved August 29, 2014. 

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