‘Madam Secretary’ Season 3 Latest Spoilers, News & Update: After Dealing With Terrorism, Team Will Tackle Humanitarian Crisis Next Episode! Plot Details

By Mark Jason Alcala , Updated Nov 15, 2016 07:40 AM EST

The recent "Madam Secretary" Season 3 episode proved why CBS' political drama is still going strong in its third season. The show is not shy to tackle sensitive issues facing society today but does it in such a way that captures the nuances and complexities that it entails. After all, the world cannot be divided in a simplistic black and white, good and evil duality, everyone and everything is bathed in complex hues of gray.

'Madam Secretary' Season 3 Episode 6 - The Statement

The topic of "Madam Secretary" Season 3 episode 6 titled "The Statement" couldn't be more timely in its delivery. The entire episode is one complex look at the unpalatable topic of terrorism and the inescapably strong feelings everyone is bound to feel in its aftermath.

Matt Mahoney found himself in hot waters in the latest "Madam Secretary" Season 3 episode for the most unlikely of reasons, reports TV Fanatic. When a terrorist blew up a cafe in his hometown, he was immediately under suspicion just because he and the bomber went to the same mosque.

Immediately, the pressure was on him to clear his name and prove his innocence in "Madam Secretary" Season 3 episode 6. Some well-meaning friends from work wanted him to write a speech and give a statement to the press. But what good would that ultimately do? The media can always put their own spin to any story and dig further to his personal history creating non-existent links. In the end, Matt decided to wait it out and hope that time will be his ally.

Fortunately, luck was on his side in "Madam Secretary" Season 3 episode 6. Matt's name was cleared when the culprit was eventually found. However, Matt was able make some thought-provoking observations with his ordeal. As Matt noted, "When an Islamic extremist commits atrocity, every Muslim is implicated. All my years of public service, every ounce of decency I've ever shown is erased by other people's fear and revenge."

'Madam Secretary' Season 3 Episode 7 Spoilers

In the coming "Madam Secretary' Season 3 episode 7 titled "Tectonic Shift," director and executive producer Eric Stoltz will be found on the other side of the camera. Next episode, Stoltz will be a guest star, set to appear as Will, Elizabeth's brother, reports Carter Matt.

The plot of "Madam Secretary" Season 3 episode 7 will focus on the Latin American country of Venezuela, which will experience a humanitarian emergency in the wake of a devastating quake that will hit the country. Stoltz's character Will is torn between helping the Venezuelan relief efforts or getting a job at Walter Reed Medical Center and hopefully saving his marriage at the same time.

It will not be the first time that an executive producer of "Madam Secretary" Season 3 would be involved with work on the other side of the camera. In seasons one and two, Morgan directed directed the two premieres while also guesting in some episodes.

"Madam Secretary" Season 3 Episode 7 "Tectonic Shift" airs on CBS this November 20, 2016. Stay tuned to GamenGuide for updates.


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