‘Madam Secretary’ Episode Guide (April 9): An American Actress Helps to End Human Trafficking

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‘Madam Secretary’ Episode Guide (April 9): An American Actress Helps to End Human Trafficking

“Good Bones” (04/09/17) – Elizabeth enlists the help of Hollywood star Ashley Whittaker (Julia Nicole Schlaepfer) to help sway the president of Kyrgyzstan to end human trafficking in his country, but the added attention could put an American captive at risk.

Also, when Henry finds the bomb that’s being held by the doomsday cult, he uncovers information that they could be planning a deadlier attack, on “Madam Secretary,” Sunday, April 9 (9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.

Tony Award winner Cady Huffman guest stars as Jeri Whitaker, Ashley Whittaker’s mother.

Also guest starring in this episode are Michael Boatman (FBI Director Keith Doherty), Roslyn Ruff (Marguerite Sanchez), Arian Moayed (Mohammed “Mo” Alwash), Darren Pettie (Ian Conroy), Julia Schlaepfer (Ashley Whittaker), Delia Cunningham (Lara Cramer), Cindy Katz (Cindy Katz), Gordon Winarick (Thad Newton), Celia Au (Anya Kahovec), Rob Yang (President Kenatbek Nogoyev), Natalie Kim (Translator), Ted Sutherland (Bryce), Duarte Geraldino (Reporter), Andy Lucien (Reporter #1), Joey Parsonss (Reporter #2), and Kenya Brome (Reporter #3 aka Kiera Peters).

“Good Bones” was written by Joy Gregory and directed by Rob Greenlea.

“Madam Secretary” stars Téa Leoni as Elizabeth McCord, the shrewd, determined Secretary of State who drives international diplomacy, battles office politics and circumvents protocol as she negotiates global and domestic issues, both at the White House and at home.

A college professor and a brilliant former CIA analyst who left for ethical reasons, Elizabeth returned to public life at the request of President Conrad Dalton, who values McCord’s apolitical leanings, her deep knowledge of the Middle East, her flair for languages and her ability to not just think outside the box, but to not even acknowledge there is a box.

McCord’s team includes her Chief of Staff Nadine Tolliver, policy advisor Jay Whitman, speechwriter Matt Mahoney, press coordinator Daisy Grant and her charming assistant, Blake Moran. As McCord debates third world problems, finesses foreign dignitaries at work and does battle with the President’s combative Chief of Staff Russell Jackson, that’s just a warm-up for when she goes home to her supportive husband, theology professor-turned-intelligence operative Henry, and their three children, where “politics” and “compromise” take on new meaning.

“Madam Secretary” stars Téa Leoni as Elizabeth McCord, the shrewd, determined, newly appointed Secretary of State who drives international diplomacy, battles office politics and circumvents protocol as she negotiates global and domestic issues, both at the White House and at home.

A college professor and a brilliant former CIA analyst who left for ethical reasons, Elizabeth returns to public life at the request of the President following the suspicious death of her predecessor. The President values her apolitical leanings, her deep knowledge of the Middle East, her flair for languages and her ability to not just think outside the box, but to not even acknowledge there is a box.

McCord’s team includes her Chief of Staff Nadine Tolliver, speechwriter Matt Mahoney, press coordinator Daisy Grant and her charming assistant, Blake Moran. As McCord debates third world problems, finesses foreign dignitaries at work and does battle with the President’s combative Chief of Staff Russell Jackson, that’s just a warm-up for when she goes home to her supportive husband Henry and their three children, where “politics” and “compromise” take on new meaning.

“Madam Secretary” also stars Tim Daly (Henry McCord), Bebe Neuwirth (Nadine Tolliver), Željko 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), and Evan Roe (Jason McCord).

“Madam Secretary” is produced by CBS Television Studios, in association with Revelations Entertainment. It is executive produced by Barbara Hall, Lori McCreary, David Grae, Eric Stoltz and Academy Award winner Morgan Freeman. The series was created by Barbara Hall.

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