Two-time Tony winner Bebe Neuwirth, currently back on Broadway inChicago, and Jersey Boys star Erich Bergen will join the previously announced Tea Leoni and Tony winner Patina Miller in the CBS pilot "Madam Secretary," according to Deadline.com.
Dave Semel will direct the dramatic pilot, which was penned by Barbara Hall.
The CBS Studios and Revelation Entertainment pilot, according to Deadline, "explores the personal and professional life of maverick female Secretary of State Elizabeth McGill (Tea Leoni) as she drives international diplomacy, wrangles office politics and balances a complex family life."
Neuwirth will play Elizabeth's chief of staff with Bergen as Elizabeth's loyal assistant and Evan Roe as Adam, Elizabeth's teenage son. Miller has been cast in the role of Daisy, Elizabeth's press coordinator.
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