The West Wing - Season 7, Episode 8 - Rotten Tomatoes

The Debate (East Coast)


Episode Info

In a first for "The West Wing," the Emmy Award-winning series broadcasts a live episode featuring a tension-packed debate between the two Presidential candidates, Congressman Matt Santos and Senator Arnold Vinick. In the U.S., the episode will be performed and broadcast live twice, once for the East Coast and again for the West Coast.


John Spencer
as Leo McGarry
Jimmy Smits
as Rep. Matthew Santos
Tim Matheson
as John Hoynes
Allison Janney
as C.J. Cregg
Janel Moloney
as Donna Moss
Joshua Malina
as Will Bailey
Richard Schiff
as Toby Ziegler
Kristin Chenoweth
as Annabeth Schott
Mary McCormack
as Kate Harper
Janeane Garofalo
as Louise `Lou' Thornton
Bradley Whitford
as Josh Lyman
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The Debate (East Coast) Photos

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