Madam Secretary: Season 4

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Téa Leoni leads this political drama series following the trials of a Secretary of State as she balances personal and... More

Where to watch Madam Secretary: Season 4

Madam Secretary: Season 4 is available to stream in Australia... More now on Apple TV Store and Paramount+.

Madam Secretary: Season 4 episodes

Episode 4.1

News Cycle

When the assistant vice minister of Timor-Leste suddenly dies during... More a meeting with Elizabeth on the first day of the U.N General Assembly, she becomes suspicious after the president of Timor-Leste ships the body back without a proper investigation. Also, a “fake news” story surfaces claiming Elizabeth is responsible for the minister’s death, and Dmitri returns to work with Henry.

Episode 4.2

Off the Record

While Elizabeth is in Libya to help negotiate an end... More to their civil war, a tragic accident with her chauffeured car embroils her in an urgent situation to secure medical care for a gravely wounded local girl.

Episode 4.3

The Essentials

With a government shutdown looming, Elizabeth must think outside the... More box to help fund an electrical grid in a Syrian refugee camp, before riots break out in the country due to the lack of electricity and water. Also, Henry searches for Dmitri when he goes missing.

Episode 4.4


As the government shutdown shows no sign of progress, Secretary... More of State McCord must negotiate an agreement between the White House and its opposition led by Senator Morejon. Also, Elizabeth is having trouble finding a suitable replacement for the chief of staff position.


Persona Non Grata

Elizabeth is determined to continue to hold a human trafficking... More conference in Kyrgyzstan despite the inappropriate actions by a U.S. ambassador. Also, Elizabeth and Henry worry about Alison when she keeps coming home from college.



Henry disagrees with the President and Elizabeth when they refuse... More to negotiate with terrorists for the release of an American CIA agent who was captured by the Taliban in Afghanistan. Also, Elizabeth tries to be supportive of Stevie who is going through a difficult time.


North to the Future

When a Russian dissident flees to the U.S. after contracting... More smallpox, Secretary of State Elizabeth McCord and retired U.N. Ambassador Kat Sandoval must work with Russian Foreign Minister Konstantin Avdonin to contain the outbreak.


The Fourth Estate

Secretary of State McCord and her staff work with the... More Mexican government to extradite a Mexican cartel leader to a U.S. prison in an effort to diminish the opioid crisis. But after he escapes during transport and a journalist who secured a gloating interview with him while on the lam is murdered, Elizabeth’s urgency to find the leader escalates.



Secretary of State McCord reluctantly agrees to host a holiday... More party in the hopes of persuading senators in attendance to pass a treaty that requires countries to destroy landmines. Also, Henry tries to find evidence that the Senate Majority Leader exchanged information with the Russians.


Women Transform the World

Secretary of State McCord struggles with the realization that she... More may need to advise the Afghan government that a compromise with the Taliban may be better than a war with them. Also, Henry uses Dmitri as bait to convince a Russian spy to help the U.S., and Daisy returns from maternity leave and decides to finally tell Joe’s mother about the baby.



When Vice President Hurst feels threatened that Secretary of State... More McCord is vying to be the next president, she attempts to set Elizabeth up for failure by promising that Americans will continue to be able to adopt Russian orphans, despite the potential ban by Russia’s president. Also, Elizabeth and Henry find out Stevie is dating Dmitri after he is followed by a Russian assassin.


Sound and Fury

After President Dalton hears about a sonic attack at the... More U.S. Embassy in Bulgaria, he thinks Russia is to blame and uncharacteristically threatens them with military force, leaving his cabinet concerned about his mental status.


Reading the Signs

Elizabeth seeks creative solutions when the president of Sri Lanka's... More psychic convinces him to not move forward with a trade agreement with the U.S. Also, Alison grapples with guilt for missing the warning signs after her college roommate attempts suicide, and Henry makes an abrupt career decision.



Jay and Kat devise a way to help persecuted foreign... More LGBTQ citizens escape their country while their U.S. homeland security applications are processed. However, when the country closes its borders, Jay and Kat are forced to change that plan quickly, as it could now threaten their relationship with neighboring allies.


The Unnamed

Elizabeth and the team are caught in an uncertain situation... More when they are about to award a foreign leader with the Medal of Freedom but learn he may have known that a minority group in his country is being persecuted. Also, President Dalton doubts his ability to return to office after being cleared by his doctor, and a past family grievance is brought to light when Henry’s sister pays a visit.


My Funny Valentine

As the 20th anniversary of the American embassy bombing in... More Mali approaches, emotions run high among the State Department staff, who had personal connections to lives lost that day, including Elizabeth, who must decide if the U.S. should lift sanctions against the country deemed responsible. Also, Henry tries to help Jason break up with Piper.


Phase Two

Senator Morejon puts phase two of Elizabeth’s U.S./Iran arms deal... More in jeopardy when he asserts that Iran funneled money from phase one of the deal to fund a recent bombing that killed an American citizen. Also, Henry mulls over the option of becoming the chairman of the new military ethics department at the National War College.


The Friendship Game

Elizabeth’s negotiations for a security agreement combatting gang violence in... More South America becomes complicated when she attempts to free an American recently kidnapped there.


Thin Ice

Elizabeth is attending a summit in Montreal to resolve territorial... More claims of the North Pole when an activist group detonates a bomb and she can’t locate Jason and Piper. Also, things take a turn for the worse when Elizabeth learns that Russia was involved in the bombing, and Henry helps one of his students work through a difficult decision.


The Things We Get to Say

Elizabeth must watch what she says and does when she... More deals with a refugee situation while being shadowed by Neal Shin, a newspaper reporter who may use his access to write a tell-all book.



When terrorists threaten to cause a flood in the Middle... More East that could kill millions of people, Elizabeth’s hopes of getting a neighboring country to close the dam fade after the government suddenly goes dark during a coup. Also, Stevie is tasked with finding Russell an activity that will help manage his stress.


Night Watch

Elizabeth and cabinet members brace for the fallout at home... More and abroad as President Dalton prepares for a retaliatory nuclear attack on a country that has reportedly just launched missiles bound for the U.S.

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