Madam Secretary

2014, TV Show

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Ratings: Once, Family Guy Return Strong; Madam Secretary Falls

You really can't let it go.

Once Upon a Time's Frozen-fied Season 4 returned to 9.4 million viewers and a 3.4 in the adults 18-to-49 demographic Sunday, up ...
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VIDEO: Madam Secretary - Another Benghazi

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Madam Secretary - Another Benghazi
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Length: 43:54
Aired: 9/28/2014

While in the process of dealing with a crisis in Yemen, Elizabeth faces a challenge at home when her oldest daughter makes headlines for protesting her university's new policy. (TV-PG L, V) watch

Ratings: Madam Secretary Has Good Debut, But What About Good Wife?

Madam Secretary got off to a decent start Sunday.

Buoyed by an NFL overrun, the new Tea Leoni drama bowed to 14.2 million viewers and a 1.9 in the adults 18-to-49 demographic, making it ...
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Ask Matt: Shondaland Thursday, Madam Secretary vs. Race, Superheroes, Outlander and More

Send questions and comments to askmatt@tvguidemagazine.com and follow me on Twitter!

Question: I'm wondering what you think about the scheduling of ABC's Thursday night programming. I don't even KNOW if there's a Family Hour any more, but it seems to me that Scandal is pretty heavy on the sex and violence and may not work so well at the 8 pm (Central) hour. Do you see ABC getting complaints about it and possibly switching Scandal and How To Get Away With Murder? — Jan

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Fall TV Popularity Contest: Does Madam Secretary Get Your Vote?

Will you elect Madam Secretary for another term?

Now that the political drama has premiered, we want to know your... read more

Weekend TV: Madam Secretary Joins The Good Wife

Many observers will try to compare Elizabeth McCord, the fictional Madam Secretary (of State) winningly played by Téa Leoni, to Hillary Clinton — given the high-profile government cabinet position, and the hair color, and a Benghazi-like crisis by the second episode. But the real comparison to be made is with the show's Sunday night companion piece on CBS: The Good Wife, and that's where this well-meaning and generally entertaining Madam comes up a bit short.

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CBS' New Political Drama Madam Secretary Calls Téa Leoni Back Into Action

When Téa Leoni signed on to headline the new CBS drama Madam Secretary, she knew something had to give.

"For me, it was cooking," she tells TVGuide.com with a laugh. "The kids hate my cooking. They totally don't... read more

Fall TV Editors' Picks: Madam Secretary Is a Political Animal

Is there room for two good wives on Sunday night? CBS is hoping the answer is yes with its new prestigious political drama Madam Secretary.

From executive producer Morgan Freeman, Madam Secretary stars... read more

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Premiered: September 21, 2014, on CBS
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Premise: This drama follows the professional and personal life of Secretary of State Elizabeth McCord, a brilliant CIA analyst-turned-college professor who returns to Washington, D.C., as a favor to the president, whom she considers a friend. While he values Elizabeth's frankness and how she confidently handles the job on her own terms, those qualities aren't always appreciated, especially by other members of the White House staff.

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