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Madam Secretary 

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A political drama which looks into the life of the Secretary of State as she tries to balance work with family.

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Barbara Hall
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Series cast summary:
Téa Leoni ...  Elizabeth McCord 103 episodes, 2014-2019
Tim Daly ...  Henry McCord 103 episodes, 2014-2019
Patina Miller ...  Daisy Grant 103 episodes, 2014-2019
Geoffrey Arend ...  Matt Mahoney 103 episodes, 2014-2019
Erich Bergen ...  Blake Moran 103 episodes, 2014-2019
Kathrine Herzer ...  Alison McCord 103 episodes, 2014-2019
Evan Roe ...  Jason McCord 103 episodes, 2014-2019
Zeljko Ivanek ...  Russell Jackson 103 episodes, 2014-2019
Wallis Currie-Wood ...  Stephanie 'Stevie' McCord 101 episodes, 2014-2019
Keith Carradine ...  President Conrad Dalton 96 episodes, 2014-2019
Sebastian Arcelus ...  Jay Whitman 91 episodes, 2014-2019
Nancy Ellen Shore ...  State Department Advisor / ... 72 episodes, 2015-2019
Bebe Neuwirth ...  Nadine Tolliver 71 episodes, 2014-2017
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A political drama which looks into the life of the Secretary of State as she tries to balance work with family.

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Not politics as usual. (season 1) See more »

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USA

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21 September 2014 (USA) See more »

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Madam Secretary See more »

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Téa Leoni shares a special connection with two of her co-stars. Bebe Neuwirth guest starred on Frasier (1993) as Lilith Crane, and Keith Carradine guest starred as Carl the Caller on Frasier (1993). Téa Leoni guest starred on Frasier (1993) as Sheila, a romantic interest for Kelsey Grammer. See more »

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Brilliant - but the description doesn't do it any favours
16 November 2014 | by merylmckSee all my reviews

I would seriously doubt a show like this with a lead male character would have a synopsis essentially refer to 'work life balance', automatically putting it in the 'career mom struggle' basket. Bess (Madam Secretary), is an extremely well written, complex, political character who happens to wear a skirt sometimes. I really hope people do not dismiss the show without giving it a chance. Yes, it does explore both sides of political life, the professional and the personal, but that kind of exploration makes for layered plot development, and is not gender specific. It may at some stage get irritating the way the State Office consistently seems to be able to achieve positive outcomes to complex global issues in one handy episode, but for now it's just satisfying. And welcome back Tea Leoni, wow!


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