Women take charge of fall TV

Posted: September 2, 2014 at 2:11 a.m.

This image released by CBS shows Tea Leoni as Elizabeth McCord, the shrewd, determined, newly appointed Secretary of State in "Madam Secretary," premiering Sept. 21. (AP Photo/CBS, Craig Blankenhorn)

NEW YORK -- The Good Wife, Homeland, Scandal, Nurse Jackie and, well, Girls are just some of current shows that put women front and center.

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