The Washington, D.C.-based TV drama Madam Secretary is getting some beltway bigwigs to guest star this season.
On Tuesday, the CBS show, which stars Téa Leoni as Secretary of State Elizabeth McCord, announced on Twitter that former secretary of state and Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton will appear in the season premiere. The tweet also featured a photo of Clinton alongside former secretaries of state Colin Powell and Madeline Albright, who will also be on the episode.
We’ve got some BIG guest stars in store for Season 5! Former Secretaries of State @HillaryClinton, @Madeleine, and Colin Powell will be appearing on the season premiere of #MadamSecretary on Sunday, October 7! pic.twitter.com/C4WrY2EcMk
— Madam Secretary (@MadamSecretary) July 24, 2018
Clinton shared her excitement for the episode’s debut and said it was “wonderful” to spend time with the cast.
— Hillary Clinton (@HillaryClinton) July 24, 2018
Albright, who has previously appeared on the show, shared a funny tweet about the appearance, writing that “it’s always nice to consult with my successors.
— Madeleine Albright (@madeleine) July 24, 2018
Fans of the show reacted with excitement about the heavy-hitters joining the premiere, sharing high-five GIFs and comments.
YES! So excited! Can’t WAIT! pic.twitter.com/onoh6Y1aJw
— Sunshine and Lemons (@MaybeMander) July 24, 2018
Whoa some have hitters as guests I like it!!
— carol kroll (@cakroll1) July 24, 2018
— Cynthia mojica (@Cynthiamojica2) July 24, 2018
One person wrote what many people were probably thinking when they saw the picture of the three former secretaries together.
Oh to be a fly on the wall for THAT conversation !
— Gina Guare (@GinaGuare) July 24, 2018
This is not Clinton’s first television appearance. She appeared on Broad City in 2016, she has been a video clue presenter on Jeopardy several times, and she has been on almost every talk show — from The View to The O’Reilly Factor.
The Madam Secretary season premiere airs Oct. 7 on CBS.
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