If you have ever caught yourself wondering what it is like to be the Secretary of State of the United States of America, you could give ‘Madam Secretary’ a watch. Created by Barbara Hall and having Morgan Freeman and Cory McReary as its executive producers, ‘Madam Secretary’ is an American political drama television series that airs on CBS.
As the name of the show suggests, ‘Madam Secretary’ follows chronicles the life of Elizabeth McCord, a former CIA analyst and a political science professor, after she becomes the US Secretary of State.
Season 1 of the show premiered on September 21, 2014, and despite approval from viewers, it failed to create a lasting impression on television critics. However, despite lacking critical acclaim, the show has enjoyed a good run, and has seen five seasons air till date. Now, fans of the show are wondering whether ‘Madam Secretary’ will make a comeback and offer more juicy political drama. Here’s everything we know about its next season.
Madam Secretary Cast: Who is in it?
In the show, Tea Leoni takes up the role of the Elizabeth McCord, a veteran CIA analyst and political science professor at the University of Virginia who gets picked as the Secretary of State by her former boss and current US President Conrad Dalton (played by Keith Carradine). Tim Daly, meanwhile, plays the role of Henry McCord, Elizabeth’s husband of 25 years, who is a war veteran, a professor, and a counter-terrorism operative.
The power couple aside, Bebe Neuwirth plays Nadine Tolliver, who goes on to become one of Elizabeth’s most trusted aides. Željko Ivanek stars as Russell Jackson, the White House chief of staff, and Erich Bergen plays Blake Moran, Elizabeth’s personal secretary. Additionally, Patina Miller plays the role of Daisy Grant, Elizabeth’s press coordinator, while Geoffrey Arend plays Matt Mahoney, Elizabeth’s speechwriter.
On the family side, Wallis Currie-Wood and Kathrine Herzer plays the roles of the McCords’ elder and younger daughters, Stephanie and Alison, respectively. Additionally, Evan Roe plays the part of Jason McCord, the Henry and Elizabeth’s teenage son, a self-proclaimed analyst.