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Benghazi-inspired 'Madam Secretary' aims to 'pull back the curtain' on DC
Benghazi-inspired 'Madam Secretary' aims to 'pull back the curtain' on DC

Call it the Hillary Effect. This fall, two new shows will join already existing series like "Veep" and "Scandal" centering on powerful women in Washington. On NBC's there's "State of Affairs" starring Katherine Heigl as a CIA analyst and Alfre Woodard as president. In what may be TV's most explicitly Hillary-inspired series to date, CBS will hav "Madam Secretary" with Tea Leoni making her return to series television as Elizabeth McCord, a happily married, former CIA analyst who's settled into the quiet world of academia. When the sitting secretary of state dies under mysterious circumstance, she is tapped as his replacement by...

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