Madam Secretary


A look at the personal and professional life of a Secretary of State as she tries to balance her work and family life.

Tim Daly / Geoffrey Arend / Téa Leoni / Patina Miller / Erich Bergen / Kathrine Herzer / Evan Roe / Zeljko Ivanek / Bebe Neuwirth / Wallis Currie-Wood / Sebastian Arcelus / Keith Carradine

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    • (2014-)
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    • 3 seasons
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    SEASON 3

  • Episode 12The Detour

  • Episode 11Gift Horse

  • Episode 10The Race

  • Episode 9Snap Back

    Elizabeth attempts to prevent a war when Israel threatens military action against Iran.

  • Episode 8Breakout Capacity

    President Dalton eagerly awaits voting results on Election Day, Elizabeth uncovers information that could put America's peace deal with Iran in jeopardy; Jason challenges his parents by supporting another candidate for president.

  • Episode 7Tectonic Shift

  • Episode 6The Statement

    Someone with ties to the Saudi government funding a terrorist bombing at an Illinois coffee shop; Mahoney declines to issue a statement when information comes out that he and the bomber are linked to the same mosque.

  • Episode 5The French Revolution

  • Episode 4The Dissent Memo

    After a bombing at a political rally in Angola, Elizabeth must find a way to respond to a "dissent memo" from the Bureau of African Affairs when they criticize the Dalton Administration's lack of attention to the upcoming Angolan election.

  • Episode 3South China Sea

    Madam Secretary has to deal with some stuff in the South China Sea.

  • Episode 2The Linchpin

    Elizabeth negotiates a regime change with Algeria; Henry finds out that religious antiquities are being destroyed by Hizb al-Shahid in Algeria and a security detail are assigned to the the McCord kids.

  • Episode 1Sea Change

    Elizabeth asks President Dalton to reexamine his approach to climate change, which could put his re-election campaign in jeopardy.

    SEASON 1

  • Episode 22There But for the Grace of God

    When Elizabeth confronts her former friend Juliet, she flashes back to when then-CIA Director Dalton offered her a job that would have changed the course of her life. Also, Stevie and ...

  • Episode 21The Kill List

    As Elizabeth prepares for the arrival of Iranian President Shiraz to sign a nuclear treaty, she uncovers a top secret plot to assassinate him on United States soil. At the same time, she ...

  • Episode 20The Necessary Art

    A Russian nuclear submarine disappears in American waters, putting Elizabeth in a tricky situation.

  • Episode 19Spartan Figures

    Elizabeth and President Dalton work together to solve the Greek debt crisis, but not everyone at home is happy with the agreement. Meanwhile, Henry mulls over a new job offer, and Stevie ...

  • Episode 18The Time Is at Hand

    While Elizabeth looks for a diplomatic way to handle a cult in Bolivia, the organization takes a congressman hostage; Stevie introduces her boyfriend to Elizabeth and Henry.

  • Episode 17Face the Nation

    As Elizabeth attempts to hold herself together, she tries to prevent an ecological disaster and prepares for an appearance on "Face the Nation"; Henry and Elizabeth disagree on the level of protection Jason should have at school.

  • Episode 16Tamerlane

    Elizabeth secretly travels to Iran in an attempt to prevent a coup that could impact President Dalton's administration. Also, she brings her staff up to speed on the investigation into Marsh's death. Anna Deveare Smith guest stars.

  • Episode 15The Ninth Circle

    Elizabeth heads to Turkey to mend political relations after the Turkish government releases a video that could be damaging to the CIA. Also, Jason is threatened with expulsion after punching a bully at school.

  • Episode 14Whisper of the Ax

    Elizabeth is humiliated at a public budget hearing when her staff fails to find the corruption that exists in her microloan program. Also, the investigation into Marsh's death continues. Kevin Rahm and Journalist Martin Bashir guest star.

  • Episode 13Chains of Command

    Elizabeth pushes for the prosecution of a diplomat after he is caught holding a maid hostage in his home. Also, Henry's father comes to visit. Emmy Award winner Tom Skerritt and Aasif Mandvi guest star.

  • Episode 12Standoff

    When a Texas state trooper is killed by a Mexican cartel smuggler, Elizabeth arranges an extradition deal before going on vacation to celebrate her 25th wedding anniversary in New York City...

  • Episode 11Game On

    Elizabeth, Henry and Isabelle work together to find former Secretary of State Vincent Marsh's secret bank account, but soon uncover that one of Elizabeth's staff members already has access to it.

  • Episode 10Collateral Damage

    When the State Department goes on lock down due to a deranged gunman outside the building, Elizabeth is confined with a delegation from Iraq whose translator threatens to reveal damaging ...

  • Episode 9So It Goes

    Elizabeth, Henry and Isabelle launch their own investigation into the plane crash that killed former Secretary of State Vincent Marsh. Also, Nadine takes a step back into the dating pool ...

  • Episode 8Need to Know

    When the President approves Henry's reactivation into the NSA, he lies to Elizabeth about his continued involvement in the spy game. Meanwhile, Matt and Daisy's antagonism toward one another begins to affect the entire office.

  • Episode 7Passage

    Elizabeth brings her youngest daughter Alison with her on a state department trip to India; when an earthquake causes an explosion at an American-owned factory, the chaos separates Elizabeth from Alison.

  • Episode 6The Call

    Elizabeth faces unexpected consequences when she makes a plea to the President to help with a dire situation in Western Africa.

  • Episode 5Blame Canada

    When Elizabeth faces the daunting task of negotiating with Iran over their escalating nuclear program, she is determined to deal with the situation in a peaceful manner, despite the ...

  • Episode 4Just Another Normal Day

    While Elizabeth works to successfully broker a peace treaty between China and Japan, a Chinese student seeking political asylum threatens the deal. Meanwhile, tensions rise at home between ...

  • Episode 3The Operative

    Elizabeth is confronted by a hostile reporter who threatens to publish confidential documents that were leaked from inside the State Department. Meanwhile, Henry is dragged into an ...

  • Episode 2Another Benghazi

    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.

  • Episode 1Pilot

    Newly-appointed Secretary Of State Elizabeth McCord is immediately faced with a maelstrom of complex political challenges, and an international hostage situation is her top priority. ...