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Madam Secretary 

TV-PG | | Drama | TV Series (2014–2019)
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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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Cast

Series cast summary:
Téa Leoni ...  Elizabeth McCord 120 episodes, 2014-2019
Tim Daly ...  Henry McCord 120 episodes, 2014-2019
Erich Bergen ...  Blake Moran 120 episodes, 2014-2019
Zeljko Ivanek ...  Russell Jackson 120 episodes, 2014-2019
Wallis Currie-Wood ...  Stephanie 'Stevie' McCord / ... 118 episodes, 2014-2019
Patina Miller ...  Daisy Grant 116 episodes, 2014-2019
Evan Roe ...  Jason McCord 114 episodes, 2014-2019
Geoffrey Arend ...  Matt Mahoney 111 episodes, 2014-2019
Kathrine Herzer ...  Alison McCord 111 episodes, 2014-2019
Keith Carradine ...  President Conrad Dalton 105 episodes, 2014-2019
Sebastian Arcelus ...  Jay Whitman 99 episodes, 2014-2019
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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Power of State. Force of change. (season 2) See more »

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Drama

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Country:

USA

Release Date:

21 September 2014 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Madam Secretary See more »

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Stereo

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Color

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16:9 HD
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Trivia

Téa Leoni and Morgan Freeman previously co-starred in Deep Impact (1998). See more »

Crazy Credits

With Elizabeth McCord's assumption of the Presidency in the final season, the word Secretary" in the opening credits rotates to become "President". See more »

Connections

Referenced in The Simpsons: Krusty the Clown (2018) 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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