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The Politician (2019 - )

The Politician (2019 - )

AVERAGE TOMATOMETER

49%
51%

AVERAGE AUDIENCE SCORE

Critic Consensus: No consensus yet.

Series Info

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.

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Seasons

40%
Critics Consensus: Shallow and messy, but not in a fun way, The Politician's second term expands its political horizons but doesn't seem to know what to do with them.

2020, Netflix, 7 episodes

58%
Critics Consensus: While The Politician can't uphold all of its tantalizing promises, it delivers just enough soapy satire in a sumptuous setting to keep Ryan Murphy fans invested -- though its unlikely to win him many new votes.

2019, Netflix, 8 episodes

Cast

Zoey Deutch
as Infinity Jackson
Lucy Boynton
as Astrid Sloan
Ben Platt
as Payton Hobart
Gwyneth Paltrow
as Georgina Hobart
Jessica Lange
as Dusty Jackson
David Corenswet
as River Barkley
Julia Schlaepfer
as Alice Charles
Bob Balaban
as Keaton Hobart
Ryan J. Haddad
as Andrew Cashman
Rahne Jones
as Skye Leighton
Natasha Ofili
as Principal Vaughn
Dylan McDermott
as Theo Sloan
January Jones
as Lizbeth Sloan
Teddy Sears
as William
Eric Nenninger
as Detective
Carrie Gibson
as Waitress
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