‘Madam Secretary’ and the original Madam Secretary will meet this Fall, announced CBS Entertainment on Tuesday afternoon.
According to a press release from the network, the second season of Madam Secretary — premiering October 4 — will feature an episode in which former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright will guest star as herself.
Below is a description of her role in the upcoming episode from the announcement:
Albright advises Secretary of State Elizabeth McCord (Téa Leoni) on how to navigate a sticky situation with National Security Advisor Craig Sterling (guest star Julian Acosta), that is threatening to fracture her relationship with President Conrad Dalton (Keith Carradine).
The former Secretary of State also shared the news via Twitter:
— Madeleine Albright (@madeleine) July 14, 2015
Albright, nominated by President Bill Clinton and unanimously confirmed by the Senate in 1996, became the first woman in United States history to serve as Secretary of State — paving the way for future female Secretaries of State (Condoleezza Rice and Hillary Clinton).