The CBS political drama Madam Secretary is set to debut its fifth season with a cameo scene featuring former real-life secretaries of state Hillary Clinton, Colin Powell, and Madeleine Albright.
When the Tea Leoni star vehicle series returns on October 7, Leoni’s character will consultwith the three past officials in a scene that was filmed on July 11, according to Hollywood Reporter.
“We’re delighted to have these three former secretaries of state be part of our season premiere,” series creator and executive producer Barbara Hall said n a statement. “It was a privilege to experience their perspectives and discourse both in and behind the scenes.”
This will mark the second time Madeline Albright has appeared on the show. Albright, Secretary of State under President Bill Clinton and the first woman to fill that role, appeared on an episode of the series’ second season.