Political Animals (2012 - 2012)

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Political Animals


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This drama series, which stars Golden Globe winner Sigourney Weaver in her first regular role in a TV series, explores the complex world of politics through a former first family that has experienced its highs and lows and is fighting political adversaries while struggling with the family members' own personal demons. Weaver stars as Elaine Barrish, who is appointed Secretary of State by President Paul Garcetti after losing to him in the presidential primary. While dealing with the usual crises of the State Department, Barrish also must try to keep her family together and fend off a hungry journalist who wants to destroy her political career.

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Cast & Crew

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Sigourney Weaver
Elaine Barrish
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Carla Gugino
Susan Berg
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Ellen Burstyn
Margaret Barrish
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Ciarán Hinds
Bud Hammond
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James Wolk
Douglas Hammond
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Sebastian Stan
Thomas Hammond
Adrian Pasdar
Paul Garcetti
Dylan Baker
Fred Collier
Roger Bart
Barry Harris
Dan Futterman
Alex Davies
Greg Berlanti
Executive Producer
Laurence Mark
Executive Producer
Sarah Caplan
Executive Producer
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Series Details

TV Network: USA
Premiere Date: Jul 15, 2012
Genre: Drama
Executive producers: Greg Berlanti, Laurence Mark, Sarah Caplan
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