Téa Leoni Reveals Why She's Back on TV as 'Madam Secretary'

July 30, 2014 AT 6:06 PM
Téa Leoni is starring in CBS's "Madam Secretary," a show that mixes politics and family life, and she told "The Insider With Yahoo" that her two kids with David Duchovny pulled her out of a 16-year hiatus as a leading lady on television. "They were sort of like, 'Go, mom! We got this!' So the illusion of independence that they're enjoying right now works very well with my hours." Her TV husband, Tim Daily, opened up about the show. "It's really smart, and yet it's also really accessible. It's not so smart t