Elizabeth Investigates A Foreign Minister's Death On The Season Premiere Of Madam Secretary

When a "fake news" story places the Secretary of State under a spotlight, she must stand stronger than ever.

On Sunday, Oct. 8 at 10/9c on CBS and CBS All Access, Madam Secretary returns for its fourth season and immediately puts Elizabeth ( Téa Leoni) smack-dab in the middle of a huge dilemma—a murder case where she's the one being blamed.

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The episode, entitled "News Cycle," spirals when the Assistant Vice Minister of Timor-Leste suddenly dies during a meeting with Elizabeth on the first day of the U.N General Assembly.

Elizabeth grows suspicious after the president of Timor-Leste ships the body back without a proper investigation. That's when a "fake news" story surfaces claiming Mrs. McCord is the one responsible for the Minister's death, social-media chatter reaches an all-time high.



Additionally, the Season 4 premiere will feature Dmitri returning to work with Henry ( Tim Daly), as well as Morgan Freeman stepping back into his role as Chief Justice Wilbourne.



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How will fake news affect Elizabeth's well-being? And who really killed the Minister?

Watch the Season 4 premiere of Madam Secretary on Sunday, Oct. 8 at 10/9c on CBS and CBS All Access.