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The plot thickens with new Secretary of State

WOMAN wakes up and finds herself suddenly in the hot seat as the new Secretary of State - the perfect premise for a new sitcom? Perhaps, but that could be a little too close to the popular Julia Louis-Dreyfus sitcom, Veep.

Plus you can trust Barbara Hall (Homeland, Judging Amy) to be smarter than that with the veteran writer-producer also finding a muse in Tea Leoni. The result is Madam Secretary, another new White House TV drama that manages to be original, intriguing and entertaining.

While the taut...

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