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MADAM SECRETARY
Air Date: Sunday, October 22, 2017
Time Slot: 10:30 PM-11:30 PM EST on CBS
Episode Title: (#MS403) "The Essentials"
[NOTE: The following article is a press release issued by the aforementioned network and/or company. Any errors, typos, etc. are attributed to the original author. The release is reproduced solely for the dissemination of the enclosed information.]

ELIZABETH TRIES TO FIND FUNDING FOR AN ELECTRICAL GRID IN A SYRIAN REFUGEE CAMP DURING AN IMPENDING U.S. GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN, ON "MADAM SECRETARY," SUNDAY, OCT. 22

"The Essentials" - With a government shutdown looming, Elizabeth must think outside the box to help fund an electrical grid in a Syrian refugee camp, before riots break out in the country due to the lack of electricity and water. Also, Henry searches for Dmitri when he goes missing, on MADAM SECRETARY, Sunday, Oct. 22 (10:30-11:30 PM, ET/10:00-11:00 PM, PT) on the CBS Television Network.

REGULAR CAST

Téa Leoni (Elizabeth McCord)
Tim Daly (Henry McCord)
Bebe Neuwirth (Nadine Tolliver)
�eljko Ivanek (Russell Jackson)
Keith Carradine (President Conrad Dalton)
Sebastian Arcelus (Jay Whitman)
Patina Miller (Daisy Grant)
Geoffrey Arend (Matt Mahoney)
Erich Bergen (Blake Moran)
Kathrine Herzer (Alison McCord)
Wallis Currie-Wood (Stephanie "Stevie" McCord)
Evan Roe (Jason McCord)

RECURRING CAST:

Chris Petrovski (Dmitri Petrov)

GUEST CAST:

Michael Gaston (CIA Director Hugh Haymond)
Ethan Peck (Roman Tolliver)
Christine Chang (Shindy)
Sandra Daley (Adele Steele)
Masha King (Talia Petrov)
José Z��iga (Senator Carlos MoreJon)
Peter Ganim (Samir Nassif)
Brian Tarantina (Motel Manager)
Mario Bosquez (News Anchor)
Modi Rosenfeld (Oded Dahan)
Roderick Hill (Sean Bryant)
Rosa Evangelina Arredondo (Valeria Castillo)
Becca Q. Co (Yoga Instructor)

WRITTEN BY: Matt Ward

DIRECTED BY: Charlotte Brandstrom

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MADAM SECRETARY (CBS)
Returns Sunday, October 7
BROADCAST HISTORY:
9/21/14 - ???
STATUS:
returning this fall (yet to premiere)
TIME SLOT:
sundays from 10:00 PM-11:00 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
5 (20 episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
season five confirmed as 20 episodes on 7/13/18
DESCRIPTION:
(from CBS's press release, May 2018) SUNDAYS - A new drama launches between two hits on CBS' winning night. The acclaimed 60 MINUTES, television's #1 primetime news program for five decades, returns at 7:00 PM, providing a dominant lead-in to the new humorous and uplifting drama GOD FRIENDED ME at 8:00 PM. NCIS: LOS ANGELES, a top 10 broadcast drama that grew its time period by +8% in adults 18-49 this season, returns at 9:00 PM. MADAM SECRETARY starring Téa Leoni grew its time slot by +20% in viewers, closes out the weekend at 10:00 PM.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Erich Bergen as Blake Moran
· Evan Roe as Jason McCord
· Geoffrey Arend as Matt Mahoney
· Katherine Herzer as Alison McCord
· Keith Carradine as Conrad Dalton
· Patina Miller as Daisy Grant
· Sara Ramirez as Kat Sandoval
· Sebastian Arcelus as Jay Whitman
· Tea Leoni as Elizabeth McCord
· Tim Daly as Henry McCord
· Wallis Currie-Wood as Stephanie "Stevie" McCord
· Zeljko Ivanek as Russell Jackson
RECURRING/PREVIOUS CAST INFORMATION:
· Bebe Neuwirth as Nadine Tolliver
CREW INFORMATION:
· Barbara Hall as CRTR/EP
· David Semel as DIR (Pilot)
· Lori McCreary as EP
· Morgan Freeman as EP
· Tracy Mercer as EP
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· CBS Television Studios
· Revelations Entertainment