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The Politician (2019)

TV-14 Comedy 1h

We promise you bi partisanship.


Payton has known since childhood that he's going to be president. First he'll have to navigate the most treacherous political landscape: high school.

  1. Ryan Murphy


  2. Ian Brennan


  3. Brad Falchuk


Series Cast

  1. Ben Platt

    Ben Platt

    Payton Hobart

    15 Episodes

  2. Lucy Boynton

    Lucy Boynton

    Astrid Sloan

    15 Episodes

  3. Zoey Deutch

    Zoey Deutch

    Infinity Jackson

    15 Episodes

  4. Julia Schlaepfer

    Julia Schlaepfer

    Alice Charles

    15 Episodes

  5. Laura Dreyfuss

    Laura Dreyfuss

    McAfee Westbrook

    15 Episodes

  6. Theo Germaine

    Theo Germaine

    James Sullivan

    15 Episodes

  7. Rahne Jones

    Rahne Jones

    Skye Leighton

    15 Episodes

  8. Gwyneth Paltrow

    Gwyneth Paltrow

    Georgina Hobart

    15 Episodes

  9. David Corenswet

    David Corenswet

    River Barkley

    11 Episodes

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The Politician

Season 2

2020 | 7 Episodes

Payton Hobart fights to unseat Dede Standish in the New York State Senate race. As a long-time incumbent and greatly admired Senate Majority Leader with no-nonsense Chief of Staff, Hadassah Gold at her side, Dede’s re-election was supposed to be easy, but Payton - who sees this as the next step on his path to the Presidency - must decide what kind of politician he ultimately wants to be in order to succeed, even if that means exposing secrets, lies, and a throuple.

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Status Ended


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Type Scripted

Original Language English


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