Madam Secretary season 3 to premiere on October 02, 2016
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Storyline and cast
Madam Secretary is a critically acclaimed American political and family drama television series that is currently airing on the CBS channel in the United States. The drama series was created by Barbara Hall who also executive produces the show alongside Morgan Freeman, Lori McCreary and Tracy Mercer. Madam Secretary is produced for CBS by Revelations Entertainment, Barbara Hall Productions and CBS Television Studios. Season 1 of Madam Secretary debuted on the CBS channel on September 21, 2014.
The storyline of Madam Secretary revolves around The US Secretary of State, Elizabeth McCord (played by Tèa Leoni), as she navigates office politics while balancing her job with being a wife and a mother. The series also stars Erich Bergen, Geoffrey Arend, Wallis Currie-Wood, Kathrine Herzer, Tim Daly, Željko Ivanek, Bebe Neuwirth, Patina Miller, and Evan Roe.
Critical response and renewal hopes
Season 2 of Madam Secretary premiered on the CBS channel in the US on Sunday, October 4, 2015 at 8pm ET/PT and for now it is set to consist of 22 one-hour episodes. CBS has been very successful when it comes to political dramas. Scandal has done very well in the ratings department, and Madam Secretary was even able to surpass it, having averaged 11.8 million viewers per episode in its debut season. The series is doing well in the current season as well, and after just 4 episodes Madam Secretary is averaging 10.7 million viewers. The show has also garnered recognition from critics and has been nominated for several awards last year. At the moment, there has been no word yet from CBS about the fate of a third season, so check back with us for the latest news, or subscribe to our notifications and get the premiere date of Madam Secretary season 3 automatically sent to your inbox as soon as it is announced.
UPDATED December 18, 2015: The CBS channel has just revealed that its popular political drama series Madam Secretary will be back with all new episodes in its regular time slot on Sunday, January 10, 2016. The mid-season finale was aired on December 13th. For two seasons straight, the sophomore drama series is delivering very strong ratings, averaging more than 10 million viewers per episode, and although the network has not yet made the decision about its future, it is looking good for The State Secretary. Stay tuned for the latest developments.
UPDATED March 26, 2016: In an unexpected decision that mirrors similar moves by The CW and ABC networks a couple of weeks ago, CBS has announced a bulk early renewal of 11 of its currently broadcast series. Among them is Madam Secretary, a political drama series that was greenlit for its third installment. The current second season is faring very well, with a per episode average of over 10 million viewers, a 12% loss from the freshman season's viewership and positive critical reviews. Sign up for our automatic updates and don't miss the release date of Madam Secretary's next season.
UPDATED September 12, 2016: The subject of politics has recently become much more popular on the big and the small screens, so the increasing popularity of the political drama Madam Secretary came as no surprise. In its most recent installment, the drama series has delivered and average viewership of nearly 10 million households per episode. With the CBS channel’s fall scheduled done and ready to be rolled out, a highly-anticipated third chapter of the Tea Leoni-fronted drama is set to debut on Sunday, October 2, 2016 at 9pm ET/PT, right after the season premiere of another hit series NCIS: Los Angeles. Sign up for our notifications and get reminded by email of the release date of Madam Secretary season 3 one day before the premiere.