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[10/24/17 - 08:00 AM]
Tony Award Winner Sara Ramirez Joins the Cast of "Madam Secretary"
Ramirez will play Kat Sandoval, a brilliant political strategist, legendary in D.C. for her talent and for abruptly dropping out of politics until Elizabeth manages to coax her back into the State Department.

[10/23/17 - 11:41 PM]
Development Update: Monday, October 23
Updates include: CBS pulls the plug on summer drama "Zoo"; Bebe Neuwirth exits "Madam Secretary"; and Lifetime's "UnREAL" fills out season four cast.

[10/17/17 - 10:49 AM]
CBS Wins in Viewers for the Third Consecutive Week
CBS spins the numbers for the week of October 9-15.

[09/28/17 - 11:00 AM]
CBS Corporation Announces Multi-Platform Syndication of "Madam Secretary"
As part of an agreement with Netflix, all three previous seasons are currently available on demand, with season four coming to the subscription service sometime in mid-2018.

[08/31/17 - 11:11 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, August 31
Updates include: CBS Television Studios confirms initial episode orders; HBO formally renews "True Detective"; and Jill Blotevogel brings "Black Rose Anthology" to The CW.

[08/28/17 - 11:21 PM]
Development Update: Monday, August 28
Updates include: Sepideh Moafi joins the cast of USA's "Falling Water"; Joanna "JoJo" Levesque to visit FOX's "Lethal Weapon"; and Minnie Driver books return trip to "Will & Grace."

[06/01/17 - 12:00 PM]
CBS Announces Fall 2017-2018 Primetime Premiere Dates
Newcomer "Young Sheldon" will help kick things off on Monday, September 25.

[05/17/17 - 06:15 AM]
CBS Announces New 2017-2018 Fall Schedule
New fall series include "9JKL," "Me, Myself & I," "Seal Team," "Young Sheldon," "SWAT" and "Wisdom of the Crowd."

[04/19/17 - 06:29 AM]
CBS Announces End of Season Storylines for 2016-2017
CBS announced today the end of season storylines for 2016-2017, featuring big reveals, romantic weddings and dramatic conclusions!

[03/27/17 - 10:00 AM]
CBS Announces Season Finale Airdates
Said dates run from Friday, April 14 for "MacGyver" through Thursday, June 1 for "The Amazing Race."

[03/23/17 - 08:00 AM]
CBS Renews 18 Series for the 2017-2018 Season
Among the pickups are newcomers "Bull," "Kevin Can Wait," "MacGyver," "Man with a Plan" and "Superior Donuts."

[03/22/17 - 11:51 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, March 22
Updates include: Kristen Johnston cast in "Real Life" at CBS; Beau Garrett to visit "The Good Doctor" for ABC; and David Boreanaz tapped as new lead of Seal Team 6 drama at CBS.

[12/19/16 - 08:08 AM]
ABC's Annual Rebroadcast of "The Sound of Music" Gains 10% Year to Year
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, December 18.

[09/07/16 - 08:00 AM]
CBS Resumes Time Change Alerts on NFL Doubleheader Weekends
"The NFL on CBS" national doubleheader Sundays are: September 18 and 25; October 9 and 23; November 6, 20 and 27; December 18; and January 1.

[08/10/16 - 06:30 AM]
What's New This Fall on CBS's Returning Series
The Eye recaps its previous season as well as previews its upcoming offerings.

[08/01/16 - 11:28 PM]
Development Update: Monday, August 1
Updates include: Steven Bochco shepherding potential revival of "L.A. Law"; Syfy passes on drama pilot "Prototype"; and Pop cancels "Queens of Drama" after one season.

[07/20/16 - 11:41 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, July 20
Updates include: Li Jun Li cast as potential regular on NBC's "Chicago PD"; Michael Drayer boards "Sneaky Pete" at Amazon; and Chris Wood joins the cast of The CW's "Supergirl."

[07/15/16 - 08:30 AM]
CBS Programming Advisory for Mondays and Sundays, Beginning July 18
"BrainDead" moves to Sundays with original episodes beginning July 24, replacing rebroadcasts of "Elementary."

[06/21/16 - 11:31 AM]
CBS Announces Fall 2016-2017 Primetime Premiere Dates
"The Big Bang Theory" and newcomer "Kevin Can Wait" will help kick things off on Monday, September 19.

[06/17/16 - 11:44 AM]
Final 2015-16 Full Season Live + 7 Results: CBS First in Viewers, Adults 18-49 and 25-54
CBS further spins the numbers for the season to date.

[06/14/16 - 02:31 PM]
CBS to Rebroadcast the Series Premiere of "BrainDead" This Sunday, June 19
Said encore will replace the previously announced repeat of "Madam Secretary."

[05/18/16 - 06:14 AM]
CBS Announces Its 2016-2017 Primetime Lineup
Look for eight comedies across two nights this fall, with Mondays returning to a four-comedy block.

[04/14/16 - 01:05 PM]
CBS Announces 2015-16 Season Finale Storylines
Said finales run from "Supergirl" on Monday, April 18 through "Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders" on Wednesday, May 25.

[03/30/16 - 11:34 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, March 30
Updates include: Comedy Central cancels animated comedy "Moonbeam City"; Jill Hennessy latest cast in "Shots Fired" at FOX; and Tawny Cypress boards NBC's "The Blacklist" spin-off.

[03/25/16 - 10:04 AM]
Live + 3 Day Ratings: ABC's "Quantico" Surges in Playback to Rank #2 in Adults 18-49 among Sunday's Broadcast Shows
ABC further spins the numbers for Sunday, March 20.

[03/25/16 - 10:01 AM]
CBS Announces Renewals for Returning Series for the 2016-2017 Season
CBS will finish this season as America's most-watched network for the 13th time in 14 years.

[03/16/16 - 01:02 PM]
CBS Announces Finale Dates, Return Dates and Special Events
Highlights include the return of "Person of Interest" on Tuesday, May 3 at 10:00/9:00c.

[02/17/16 - 11:41 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, February 17
Updates include: Josh Hutcherson to star in Hulu's "Future Man"; Katy Mixon is ABC's "The Second Fattest Housewife in Westport"; and Abigail Spencer to chase "Time" for NBC.

[02/05/16 - 10:29 AM]
CBS Multi-Platform Snapshot - Top Five Most Popular Programs on Various Platforms This Season
CBS further spins the numbers for the season to date.

[02/05/16 - 10:18 AM]
With Live + 3-Day Viewing, "Scorpion" Moves Up to the Week's #2 Program
CBS further spins the numbers for the week of January 25-31.

[01/08/16 - 10:01 AM]
CBS Announces More Spring Premiere Dates
New drama "Rush Hour" will premiere Thursday, March 31 while "Elementary" shifts to Sundays at 10:00/9:00c beginning March 20.

[12/17/15 - 10:03 AM]
CBS Rings in 2016 with All-New Episodes of Its Series, Beginning Sunday, Jan. 3
"Undercover Boss" will kick things off on said date with the roll out continuing through "Criminal Minds" and "Code Black" on January 13.

[12/09/15 - 11:33 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, December 9
Updates include: Adam Scott, Laura Dern board HBO's "Big Little Lies"; Syfy books early sneak preview of "The Magicians"; and Tone Bell to recur on The CW's "The Flash."

[12/04/15 - 10:04 AM]
Live + 3 Day Ratings: ABC's "Quantico" Holds the Season's Top 5 Biggest Lifts in Adults 18-49 and Top 7 in Total Viewers
ABC further spins the numbers for Sunday, November 29.

[11/18/15 - 11:59 AM]
CBS Dominates the 10 Million Viewer Club
CBS spins the numbers for the season to date.

[11/06/15 - 11:33 AM]
CBS Multi-Platform Snapshot - Top Five Most Popular Programs on Various Platforms in the 2015-2016 Season
CBS spins the digital numbers for the season to date.

[10/05/15 - 08:33 AM]
"Quantico" Spikes Over Its Lead-In, Holds Its Debut Rating and Boosts Its Slot by 46%
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, October 4.

[09/10/15 - 07:30 AM]
CBS Resumes Time Change Alerts on NFL Doubleheader Weekends
The updates will be provided via on-air graphics, a ticker on the home page of CBS.com and social media posts.

[09/01/15 - 11:24 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, September 1
Updates include: Cara Buono, Ross Partridge board Netflix's "Stranger Things"; Gloria Allred to executive produce a potential drama at CBS; and Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa lands "Brides" at NBC.

[08/14/15 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Friday, August 14
Updates include: Shawn Hatosy latest to join TNT's "Animal Kingdom"; Ben Queen to get "Powerless" for NBC; and Vincent Kartheiser to lead WGN America's "Debt."

[08/04/15 - 11:39 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, August 4
Updates include: James Cromwell among latest cast in HBO's "The Young Pope"; Yahoo! discussing "future opportunities" for "Community"; and Andrew Ridings to play Craig T. Nelson's son in NBC's "Coach" revival.

[07/20/15 - 11:43 PM]
Development Update: Monday, July 20
Updates include: Adult Swim pulls the plug on "China, IL"; Lucy Lawless dismisses rumors of a "Xena: Warrior Princess" revival at NBC; and Aurora Perrineau joins the cast of ABC's "Blood & Oil."

[07/14/15 - 10:00 AM]
Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright to Guest Star as Herself on "Madam Secretary"
Albright is the first woman to become the United States Secretary of State.

[06/09/15 - 11:03 AM]
CBS Announces a Multi-Phase Rollout for Fall 2015-2016 Primetime Premiere Dates
Highlights include the launch of "Supergirl" on Monday, October 26.

[05/13/15 - 06:16 AM]
CBS Announces Its 2015-2016 Primetime Lineup
Highlights include the launch of "Supergirl" on Monday nights at 8:00/7:00c in November.

[04/17/15 - 11:47 AM]
CBS Announces 2014-2015 Season Finale Storylines, Featuring Dramatic Conclusions, Big Reveals and a Couple of Weddings
The Eye details its May sweeps programming highlights (SPOILERS!).

[04/06/15 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Monday, April 6
Updates include: David Lynch bows out of Showtime's "Twin Peaks" revival; Nina Dobrev, Michael Trevino to depart "The Vampire Diaries"; and A&E cancels "Neighbors with Benefits."

[04/03/15 - 09:24 AM]
Live + 3 Day: ABC's "Secrets and Lies" Delivers a New Playback High in Adults 18-49
ABC further spins the numbers for Sunday, March 29.

[04/01/15 - 10:00 AM]
CBS Announces Season Finale Airdates
Plus: "Stalker" will rejoin the schedule on Monday, May 4 at 9:00/8:00c.

[03/30/15 - 08:37 AM]
ABC's "Once Upon a Time" Is Sunday's Top Scripted Broadcast Series
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, March 29.

[03/23/15 - 08:28 AM]
"Secrets and Lies" Grows 7% to Equal a Series High with Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, March 22.

[03/10/15 - 11:44 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, March 10 - Odds & Ends
Updates include: Syfy passes on second season of "Ascension"; Callie Thorne to "Breed" for TNT; and Tim DeKay, Lauren German to star in FOX's "Frankenstein," "Lucifer," respectively.

[03/06/15 - 08:43 AM]
Live + 3: ABC's "Secrets and Lies" Grows to a 2.1 in Adults 18-49 - Remains Sunday's Top Drama Debut
ABC further spins the numbers for Sunday, March 1.

[03/02/15 - 08:31 AM]
"Once Upon a Time" Returns Up to Rank No. 1 at 8pm in Adults 18-49, Surging 29% Over Its December Mid-Season Finale
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, March 1.

[02/18/15 - 12:17 PM]
CBS's Primetime Lineup Delivering More Viewers Than 11 Years Ago
CBS further spins the numbers for the season to date.

[02/03/15 - 11:46 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, February 3
Updates include: The CW adds "Cheerleader Death Squad" to its pilot roster; Malin Akerman cast in Showtime's "Billions"; and Tone Bell bound for NBC's "People Are Talking."

[01/12/15 - 09:04 AM]
CBS Renews Hit Freshman Dramas "NCIS: New Orleans," "Madam Secretary" and "Scorpion" for the 2015-2016 Broadcast Season
The series represent the #1, #2 and #3 most-watched new programs on broadcast television this season.

[01/05/15 - 08:33 AM]
"Galavant" Opens as Sunday's Top-Rated Series Debut Since March in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, January 4.

[12/16/14 - 08:01 AM]
CBS Rings in 2015 with All-New Episodes of Its Series, Beginning Friday, Jan. 2
The Eye details the winter returns of its series (SPOILERS!).

[12/05/14 - 11:01 AM]
CBS Announces March Premiere Dates for New Dramas "Battle Creek" and "CSI: Cyber"
The newcomers will launch Sunday, March 1 and Wednesday, March 4, respectively, at 10:00/9:00c.

[12/03/14 - 10:41 AM]
CBS's Thanksgiving Week Feast Includes the Top Five Dramas, Top Five Comedies and Top Four New Shows
CBS spins the numbers for the week of November 24-30.

[12/01/14 - 11:16 AM]
Rudolph Is Saluted by His Fellow CBS Stars in a Network On-Air Campaign Celebrating the Holidays and the 50th Anniversary of the Classic Special "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer"
These holiday spots, which launched on Thanksgiving and will run through the end of December, feature an array of CBS stars congratulating their four-legged network peer on his impressive milestone.

[11/19/14 - 11:37 AM]
"Madam Secretary" Elevates CBS's Sunday Upscale Audience
CBS spins the numbers for its Sunday lineup to date this season.

[11/17/14 - 08:43 AM]
ABC Scores Best-Since-Premiere Sunday - "Revenge" Jumps to Nearly 8-Month High
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, November 16.

[11/11/14 - 11:42 AM]
CBS Opens the Season with Seven Straight Wins for the First Time in Eight Years
CBS spins the numbers for the week of November 3-9.

[11/10/14 - 08:29 AM]
ABC Is Up Year to Year on Sunday and Beats Its Non-Sports Competition
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, November 9.

[11/04/14 - 11:30 AM]
CBS Announces Premiere Dates for "The Mentalist" and "Undercover Boss"
The former returns Sunday, November 30 while the latter is due back on Sunday, December 14.

[11/04/14 - 11:06 AM]
CBS Wins in Viewers for the Sixth Consecutive Week and Places First in Adults 25-54
CBS spins the numbers for the week of October 27-November 2.

[11/03/14 - 11:23 PM]
Development Update: Monday, November 3
Updates include: Nick Stoller signs onto NBC's Jerrod Carmichael comedy pilot; Frankie Shaw latest cast in USA's "Mr. Robot"; and Ben Cory Jones, Anthony Hemingway team for "Bros" at HBO.

[10/28/14 - 11:16 AM]
CBS Wins the Week in Viewers and Key Demos Versus Five Games of the World Series
CBS spins the numbers for the week of October 20-26.

[10/27/14 - 04:16 PM]
CBS Gives Full Season Orders to All Four of Its New Dramas
"NCIS: New Orleans," "Scorpion," "Madam Secretary" and "Stalker" have all been given full seasons.

[10/27/14 - 08:32 AM]
"Once Upon a Time" Ranks as Sunday's No. 1 Scripted Broadcast in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, October 26.

[10/24/14 - 09:16 AM]
CBS Stars Get Social with a Week-Long #CBSInstagramTakeover Oct. 27 - Nov. 2!
In addition to Instagram, fans can follow along on the series' Facebook pages and CBS.com.

[10/23/14 - 06:31 AM]
CBS Studios International and Sky Announce UK Licensing Agreement for New Hit Drama "Madam Secretary"
Sky Living is already the home to CBS drama "Elementary," which has been one of the top-rated shows on SKY Living since its debut in 2012.

[10/21/14 - 10:24 AM]
CBS Wins Fourth Straight Week to Start the Season
CBS spins the numbers for the week of October 13-19.

[10/20/14 - 10:55 AM]
CBS Freshman Dramas Post Strong Second-Week Live +7-Day Lifts
CBS further spins the numbers for the week of September 29-October 5.

[10/20/14 - 08:32 AM]
ABC Builds Year Over Year on Sunday for the 4th Straight Week This Season
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, October 19.

[10/14/14 - 10:14 AM]
CBS Scores Double-Digit Growth in Viewers and Demos vs. Same Week Last Year
CBS spins the numbers for the week of October 6-12.

[10/13/14 - 11:38 AM]
CBS Grows +2% in Premiere Week Versus Last Year with Live + 7-Day Playback Added; Even in Key Demos
CBS further spins the numbers for the week of September 22-28.

[10/13/14 - 08:33 AM]
ABC's Sunday Grows Year to Year for the 3rd Consecutive Week This Season
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, October 12.

[10/11/14 - 10:59 AM]
Restated Nielsen Data: ABC Premiere Week Highlights
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of September 22-28.

[10/08/14 - 01:20 PM]
CBS Is the #1 Network Among Upscale Adults Through the First Two Weeks of the Season
CBS spins the numbers for the weeks of September 22-October 5.

[10/07/14 - 01:30 PM]
CBS Scores Second Straight Weekly Win to Begin the Season
CBS spins the numbers for the week of September 29-October 5.

[10/06/14 - 09:38 AM]
Drama Combo of "Madam Secretary" and "The Good Wife" Both Post Week-to-Week Demo Growth
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, October 5.

[10/06/14 - 08:35 AM]
ABC's Sunday Is Up Year to Year for the 2nd Consecutive Week This Season
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, October 5.

[09/30/14 - 10:49 AM]
CBS Wins Premiere Week for the Sixth Consecutive Year
CBS spins the numbers for the week of September 22-28.

[09/30/14 - 07:26 AM]
ABC's Sunday Sees Big Adjustments in the National Ratings
ABC further spins the numbers for Sunday, September 28.

[09/29/14 - 01:38 PM]
CBS to Win Premiere Week for the Sixth Consecutive Year
CBS spins the numbers for the week of September 22-28.

[09/29/14 - 09:39 AM]
"The Good Wife" Grows by More Than Two Million Viewers Over Its Year-Ago Season Premiere
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, September 28.

[09/29/14 - 08:37 AM]
ABC's Season Premiere Sunday Is Up with "Once Upon a Time" Opening at Nearly 2 Year-Highs
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, September 28.

[09/22/14 - 02:24 PM]
CBS to Rebroadcast "Madam Secretary" Premiere This Saturday, September 27 at 8:00/7:00c
The Téa Leoni-led drama launched this past Sunday on the Eye.

[09/22/14 - 09:52 AM]
"Madam Secretary" Draws 14.3 Million Viewers
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, September 21.

[09/17/14 - 07:31 AM]
CBS Aligns with Georgetown Cupcake to Promote the Network's New Drama Series "Madam Secretary"
This Saturday, locations in Georgetown, SoHo, Los Angeles and Boston will give away free red velvet cupcakes with a special fondant topper adorned with the CBS series' logo.

[09/09/14 - 08:01 AM]
CBS to Expand Eye-Lert System as of Sept. 14
The system will now enable iOS users to receive push notifications via the CBS App and will continue to provide updates via on-air graphics, a ticker on the home page of CBS.com and social media posts.

[08/22/14 - 08:59 AM]
Talent Announced for 2014 PaleyFest Fall TV Previews September 6 - 15 at the Paley Center for Media in Beverly Hills
The annual celebration features multiple screenings at the Center's L.A. and N.Y. locations, with L.A. hosting interactive panel conversations at each event.

[08/21/14 - 07:01 AM]
"CBS Fall Preview," A Special Presenting a "First Look" at the Network's New Fall Series, Will Be Broadcast Monday, Sept. 1
Jim Nantz hosts the annual offering, which highlights the network's five new fall series.

[08/20/14 - 09:04 AM]
CBS to Broadcast a Special "Doubleheader" of the Series Premiere of "Madam Secretary," Starring Tea Leoni, On the Same Night as Its Debut, Sunday, Sept. 21
Look for the pilot episode at 8:30/7:30c and 10:30/9:30c on said night.

[08/05/14 - 07:14 AM]
2014 PaleyFest Fall TV Previews Lineup, Dates Announced
The Paley Center for Media will present the 10th annual PALEYFEST Fall TV Previews on September 6-15, 2014 at The Paley Center for Media in Los Angeles, and September 6-7 in New York.

[07/14/14 - 11:27 PM]
Development Update: Monday, July 14
Updates include: Yahoo in talks to revive FOX's "Enlisted"; Kristen Connolly joins the cast of ABC's "The Whispers"; and quartet boards NBC's "Aquarius."

[06/24/14 - 12:16 PM]
CBS Announces a Multi-Phase Rollout for Fall Premiere Dates
"Madam Secretary" will be the Eye's first newcomer out of the gate on Sunday, September 21.

[05/21/14 - 11:42 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, May 21
Updates include: Bill Hader inks development deal with HBO; Zeljko Ivanek named regular on "Madam Secretary" at CBS; and Gillian Jacobs lands role on HBO's "Girls."

[05/14/14 - 02:41 PM]
Video: First Look at New 2014-15 Primetime Series from CBS
Check out the full trailers for "Madam Secretary," "The McCarthys," "NCIS: New Orleans," "Stalker," "Scorpion" and more!

[05/14/14 - 06:12 AM]
CBS Announces Its 2014-2015 Primetime Schedule
Highlights include the relocated "The Big Bang Theory" to lead off Monday nights at 8:00/7:00c.

[05/09/14 - 02:15 PM]
Development Update: Friday, May 9 - Five Dramas, Two Comedies Kick Off Series Orders at CBS
Comedies "The McCarthys" and "The Odd Couple" will be joined by dramas "Battle Creek," "Madam Secretary," "Scorpion," "Stalker" and "NCIS: New Orleans."

[03/10/14 - 11:18 PM]
Development Update: Monday, March 10
Updates include: James Roday to star in "Good Session" at CBS; Mary Elizabeth Winstead to get "Exposed" at ABC; and Josh Duhamel to topline "Battle Creek" for CBS.

[03/06/14 - 11:48 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, March 6
Updates include: Bebe Neuwirth among the latest cast in CBS's "Madam Secretary"; Spencer Grammer bound for ABC's "Saint Francis"; and Isaiah Washington to return for Sandra Oh's "Grey's Anatomy" farewell.

[03/05/14 - 11:01 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, March 5
Updates include: Patricia Arquette to lead latest "CSI" spin-off at CBS; Diogo Morgado cast in The CW's "The Messengers"; and Penelope Ann Miller, Timothy Hutton board ABC's "American Crime."

[02/25/14 - 11:54 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, February 25
Updates include: Matthew Perry's "The Odd Couple" gets pilot order at CBS; Viola Davis to lead "How to Get Away with Murder" at ABC; and Ashley Judd set for "Salvation" at NBC.

[02/24/14 - 11:47 PM]
Development Update: Monday, February 24
Updates include: Tim Daly marries "Madam Secretary" at CBS; FOX gives off-cycle pilot order to "Home"; and Lily Rabe nabs female lead on ABC's "The Visitors."

[02/03/14 - 11:27 PM]
Development Update: Monday, February 3
Updates include: Scott Bakula, CCH Pounder to lead latest "NCIS" spin-off; Ken Marino to "Marry Me" for NBC; and Jack Davenport boards ABC's "Sea of Fire."

[01/29/14 - 11:57 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, January 29
Updates include: Tea Leoni is "Madam Secretary" at CBS; Jennifer Carpenter to lead "Sea of Fire" for ABC; and The CW greenlights a trio of drama pilots.

[01/27/14 - 11:33 PM]
Development Update: Monday, January 27
Updates include: Jonathan Banks to return for AMC's "Breaking Bad" prequel; ABC greenlights a pair of comedy pilots; and CBS adds "Good Session," "Madam Secretary" to its pilot roster.

[08/16/13 - 11:35 PM]
Development Update: Friday, August 16
Updates include: Lauren Graham brings "Someday, Someday, Maybe" to The CW; Megan Park joins NBC's "Undateable"; and MTV gives series order to "Jerks with Cameras."







MADAM SECRETARY (CBS)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
9/21/14 - ???
STATUS:
currently airing (fall 2017)
TIME SLOT:
sundays from 10:00 PM-11:00 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
4 (22 episodes)
DESCRIPTION:
(from CBS's press release, March 2017) CBS today announced early renewals of 18 returning series for the 2017-2018 season, displaying the programming depth and stability of America's Most Watched Network. Additional returning series pick-ups for next season will be announced at a later date. The shows renewed to date include 6 comedies, 9 dramas, 1 reality series, 2 newsmagazines and a roster of hit programs across every night of the week. They also include the #1 scripted program/comedy THE BIG BANG THEORY; the #1 drama NCIS; the #1 new series BULL; the #1 new comedy KEVIN CAN WAIT; and the #1 newsmagazine 60 MINUTES. In addition, 5 freshman shows are part of the Network's early renewals, including BULL, KEVIN CAN WAIT, MACGYVER, MAN WITH A PLAN and SUPERIOR DONUTS. Following are the renewed series to date for the 2017-2018 season: THE BIG BANG THEORY, BLUE BLOODS, BULL, HAWAII FIVE-0, KEVIN CAN WAIT, LIFE IN PIECES, MACGYVER, MADAM SECRETARY, MAN WITH A PLAN, MOM, NCIS, NCIS: LOS ANGELES, NCIS: NEW ORLEANS, SCORPION, SUPERIOR DONUTS, SURVIVOR, 48 HOURS and 60 MINUTES. CBS will finish the current season as America's Most Watched Network for the 14th time in 15 years. The Network will announce its new fall 2017-2018 schedule on Wednesday, May 17 at Carnegie Hall in New York City.
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