Madam Secretary season 4 episode 18 return date: What’s next for Elizabeth?

Madam Secretary season 4 episode 18 return dateWant to get know when Madam Secretary is returning to CBS with season 4 episode 18? That’s a subject that we’re going to address further within this article!

Due to the Academy of Country Music Awards (which always tends to pop up at around this time of the year), there is regrettably no new episode of the series airing on April 15. The Tea Leoni series is taking one week off of the air and after that, we should get a run of constant episodes to wrap up the fourth season. There are five more to come and over the course of the weeks ahead, you should learn more about how Elizabeth is navigating some of the latest tough negotiations that are coming her way.

The Madam Secretary season 4 episode 18 synopsis that CarterMatt has for you below offers up a little more insight regarding just what is coming up in “The Friendship Game,” an hour of TV that sounds far happier than it will probably end up being in the end:

“The Friendship Game” – Elizabeth’s negotiations for a security agreement combating gang violence in South America becomes complicated when she attempts to free an American recently kidnapped there, on MADAM SECRETARY, Sunday, April 22 (10:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.

Related Be sure to check out some other scoop on the series, including some recent episode reviews!

Will the hiatus hurt Madam Secretary in a big way?

Possibly, but we would argue at the moment that the one thing that is hurting the show more than anything are all of the recent delays for the NCAA Tournament and before that, there were a lot of delays due to NFL football. This is a show that is already airing pretty late in the evening and pushing the series further into the night makes it really hard for many viewers to watch — especially some who have to get up early the next morning. Madam Secretary has done the best it can to stick around on the air; we hope that CBS considers some of the difficulties of its timeslot when it figures out whether or not to bring it back for another season. With its jaunty scheduling it’s really hard for any show to perform all that well.

One of the things that Madam Secretary at least has going for it right now is this: A strong fan following. It also performs well in DVR numbers and it could be performing well on CBS All Access. It helps that this is a series produced by CBS in-house so its ratings threshold may not be as high as it would have been if it came via an outside studio. One way or another, we should know by May sweeps if there is a Madam Secretary season 5 coming in the future.

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