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Madam Secretary Team on Staying Nonpartisan and Meeting with Madeleine Albright

When Tim Daly signed on to join CBS' freshman drama Madam Secretary, he not only brought his many years of acting experience, he also offered an important connection.

"Madeleine Albright is my White House Correspondents Dinner girlfriend," he told reporters at the Television Critics Association fall previews Thursday. "She gives the best restaurant recommendations worldwide of anyone I've more

Private Practice Alum Tim Daly Joins CBS' Madam Secretary

Private Practice alum Tim Daly has joined CBS' Madam Secretary,

Secretary stars Tea Leoni as Elizabeth McGill, a maverick Secretary of State who oversees the nation's foreign policy while trying to raise a family. Daly will more

Tea Leoni to Headline Morgan Freeman's Madam Secretary Pilot

All hail Tea Leoni!

The actress has signed on for the lead role in the CBS drama pilot Madam Secretary, has confirmed.

Madam Secretary centers on the personal and professional life of a maverick female Secretary of State as she more


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Year Title Description
2014 The Monuments Men Movie, Exec. Producer
2014 Madam Secretary TV Show Series, Executive Producer
2013 This Is The End Movie, Exec. Producer
2011 Hanna Movie, Exec. Producer
2011 The Ides Of March Movie, Exec. Producer

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CBS Orders Drama Pilot From Morgan Freeman, Comedy From I Love You, Man Producer

Morgan Freeman is stepping up his TV producing game.

CBS has ordered a drama pilot from the Oscar-winning actor, has learned.

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Film toughie Chazz Palminteri has been cast in the ABC drama pilot Drift, in which he will play the boss of an insomniac NYPD detective.... Lena Headey (Imagine Me & You) will play a single-girl superhero in Joan of Arcadia creator Barbara Hall's Ultra, for CBS.... Balthazar Getty is the latest actor to be added to ABC's family sudser Brothers & Sisters.... Aldis Hodge, Coby Bell, Cynthia Addai-Robinson and Hosea Sanchez have been cast in CW's Girlfriends spin-off. (Not a one of those names rings a bell for me, either. I just get giddy reporting on the UPN-WB mutation.) read more


Per the Hollywood Reporter, film cutie Minnie Driver will star opposite Eddie Izzard in the FX drama Lowlife, in which they will play traveling husband-and-wife con artists who decide to settle down in suburbia with their three kids.... Current How I Met Your Mother guest star Ashley Williams will play an over-the-hill rock star's manager's assistant in the ABC comedy Him and Us.... Curb Your Enthusiasm's Jeff Garlin is developing a "Jack Benny-style" variety show for TBS, says Variety.... Joan of Arcadia creator Barbara Hall has earned the green light from CBS for the comic-book adaptation Ultra, about a single-gal superhero. read more

Joan "Mystery" Solved!

When you're master and commander of your own hit series, you can do anything you like: make a cameo appearance, name a character after yourself, give a job to your daughter, Tori... The sky's the limit! Joan of Arcadia creator Barbara Hall knows this very well. So, she tells TV Guide Online, she refused to play God with the songs she writes and records with partner Michael Guidry as the Enablers. "A lot of different people pick the music for the show, and what I do is make [our material] available to them, because, for me, it doesn't count unless they choose it," Hall explains. "Otherwise," she adds with a laugh, "it's just me putting my music on my own show, which is not hard to do!" Finally, after almost a full year, Hall's team of taste-makers has selected one of her tunes, the perkily ponderous "Mystery," for use in Friday's season finale (8 pm/ET on CBS). We can't accuse the staff of kissing up to the boss lady, eithe read more

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