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CBS has announced Madam Secretary will end after its upcoming sixth season.
Madam Secretary stars Téa Leoni as the tough and determined secretary of state, Elizabeth McCord. Season five premiered with Hillary Clinton, Madeleine Albright, and Colin Powell appearing as themselves. It ended with McCord preparing to leave the state department to run for president.
The show will finish its run with a shortened ten-episode season this year.
“They’re going to do ten episodes in the fall and tie up the storyline. We’re happy and excited to do that for Téa, the cast and the audience,” CBS Entertainment President Kelly Kahl shared at its press upfronts breakfast. “It’s hard when a show ‘poof goes away’. We like to be able to do this and send the show off with a great deal of respect and celebration. Everyone appreciates when we are able to do that.”