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.
Cast and characters
- 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
- 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
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