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Madam Secretary (season 1)

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Country of origin  United States
Original network  CBS
No. of episodes  22
Original release  September 21, 2014 (2014-09-21) – May 3, 2015 (2015-05-03)

The first season of the American political drama series Madam Secretary began airing on September 21, 2014, on CBS in the United States. It was produced by CBS Television Studios, and Revelations Entertainment with series creator Barbara Hall serving as executive producer, alongside Morgan Freeman, Lori McCreary, and Tracy Mercer.


The show features Elizabeth McCord (Téa Leoni) a former CIA analyst who is promoted to United States Secretary of State, after the previous one, Vincent Marsh (Brian Stokes Mitchell), was killed in a mysterious plane crash. She is married to Henry McCord (Tim Daly), a Georgetown theology professor, and prior NSA spy. They are the parents of Stephanie "Stevie" (Wallis Currie-Wood), Allison (Kathrine Herzer), and Jason (Evan Roe).

On October 27, 2014, after airing only 6 episodes, CBS placed a full season order consisting of 22 episodes for the first season. On January 12, 2015, Madam Secretary was renewed for a second season.

The first episode premiered to 14.75 million viewers, and garnered a 2.0/5 adults 18-49 rating, winning its timeslot.

Main Cast

  • Téa Leoni as Dr. Elizabeth McCord, the U.S. Secretary of State
  • Tim Daly as Dr. Henry McCord, Elizabeth's husband and an N.S.A. operative
  • Erich Bergen as Blake Moran, Elizabeth's personal assistant
  • Patina Miller as Daisy Grant, Elizabeth's press coordinator
  • Geoffrey Arend as Matt Mahoney, Elizabeth's speechwriter
  • Kathrine Herzer as Alison McCord, Elizabeth and Henry's younger daughter
  • Evan Roe as Jason McCord, Elizabeth and Henry's son
  • Wallis Currie-Wood as Stephanie "Stevie" McCord, Elizabeth and Henry's older daughter
  • Željko Ivanek as Russell Jackson, White House Chief of Staff
  • Bebe Neuwirth as Nadine Tolliver, Elizabeth's Chief of Staff
  • Recurring

  • Keith Carradine as President Conrad Dalton
  • Sebastian Arcelus as Jay Whitman, Elizabeth's policy advisor
  • Patrick Breen as Andrew Munsey, Director of the Central Intelligence Agency
  • Marin Hinkle as Isabelle, a CIA analyst, friend and former colleague of Elizabeth
  • Nilaja Sun as Juliet Humphrey, a CIA analyst, other friend and former colleague of Elizabeth
  • References

    Madam Secretary (season 1) Wikipedia

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