Madam Secretary Season Premiere Preview: “E Pluribus Unum” Madam Secretary Season Premiere Preview: “E Pluribus Unum”
Preview images and description for the Madam Secretary season premiere "E Pluribus Unum" with guest stars including several former Secretaries of State Madam Secretary Season Premiere Preview: “E Pluribus Unum”

“E Pluribus Unum” is the title of the premiere episode of Madam Secretary Season 5 airing on October 7, and former Secretaries of State Madeleine Albright, Hillary Clinton and General Colin Powell guest star as themselves.

Here’s how CBS describes it; two photos released to promote the episode can be found below.

In the aftermath of a deadly attack on the White House, Elizabeth tries to keep a major nuclear disarmament deal from falling apart while a manhunt for the attackers brings D.C. to a halt. For advice, Elizabeth turns to former secretaries of state (guest starring as themselves) Madeleine Albright, Hillary Clinton and Colin Powell, on the fifth season premiere of MADAM SECRETARY, Sunday, Oct. 7 (10:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.

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"E Pluribus Unum"-- Former Secretaries of State Hillary Clinton, General Colin Powell and Madeleine Albright joined Téa Leoni on set at Madam Secretary. In this upcoming episode, Secretary of State Elizabeth McCord turns to the former Secretaries of State to ask their advice on how to respond to a delicate situation, in the fifth season premiere of MADAM SECRETARY, Sunday, October 7 (10:00-11:00 PM ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Photo: David M. Russell/CBS©2018 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved

Madam Secretary stars Téa Leoni (Elizabeth Adams McCord), Tim Daly (Henry McCord), Zeljko Ivanek (Russell Jackson), Keith Carradine (President 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), Evan Roe (Jason McCord), and Sara Ramirez (Kat Sandoval).

Recurring cast in the episode includes Mandy Gonzalez as Lucy Knox.

Additional guest stars include Madeleine Albright (Herself), Hillary Clinton (Herself), General Colin Powell (Himself), Linda Lavin (June O’Callaghan), Zenobia Shroff (Vanya Khatri), Shiva Kumar (Ghayyur Wadeyla), Piter Marik (Ibrahim Osmani), Christine Ebersole (Lydia Dalton), Victoria Cartagena (Amanda Kane). Tanya Wright (Dana Cook), Harsh Nayyar (Arnay Vijay), Jimmy Brooks (DS Agent Jimmy), Hazel Anne Raymundo (Moderator), Daniel Morgan Shelley (Secret Service Agent #1), Daniel Berlingeri (Secret Service Agent #2), Raymond Neil Hernandez (Secret Service Agent #3), Kario Marcel (Aide), Aisha De Haas (Doctor Griffin), Marc Webster (FBI Team Leader), Sohm Kapila (Indian-American Agent), and Hiram Delgado (Doctor Delgado).

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