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Political Animals

2012-2012 Ended/Cancelled
 
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Show Summary
The highly anticipated six-hour event series about a former first family fighting political adversaries while struggling with their own powerful demons anchors the network's blockbuster summer lineup of originals across five nights a week. From Warner Horizon Television and acclaimed television and film producers Greg Berlanti ("Brothers & Sisters") and Laurence Mark ("Julie and Julia"), the event drama has added Adrian Pasdar ("Heroes," "The Lying Game," "Desperate Housewives") in a recurring role opposite Sigourney Weaver ("Avatar") in her first television series regular role. Pasdar stars as President Paul Garcetti, who defeated Elaine (Weaver) in the presidential primary and then appointed her as his Secretary of State. A smart man who uses every resource at his disposal to his advantage, he deftly employs Elaine's popularity to deflect unwanted attention. Elaine tries to keep her family together while simultaneously dealing with crises of the State Department and a hungry DC journalist (Gugino) who is bent on destroying her. POLITICAL ANIMALS explores the nuanced and complex world of politics through the lens of a family who has experienced its highs and lows.
Main Cast
N/ABrittany Ishibashi
as Anne Ogami [S 1]
Buy at Art.comCarla Gugino
as Susan Berg [S 1]
N/ACiarĂ¡n Hinds
as Bud Hammond [S 1]
 
N/AEllen Burstyn
as Margaret Barrish [S 1]
N/AJames Wolk
as Douglas Hammond [S 1]
 
N/ASebastian Stan
as Thomas "T.J." Hammond [S 1]
N/ASigourney Weaver
as Elaine Barrish Hammond [S 1]
Recurring Cast
Adrian Pasdar as Paul Garcetti [S 1] (6)
Roger Bart as Barry Harris [S 1] (6)
Dylan Baker as Vice President Collier [S 1] (5)
Dan Futterman as Alex Davies [S 1] (4)
Linda Powell as Pauline Samson [S 1] (4)
 
Meghann Fahy as Georgia Gibbons [S 1] (4)
Kristine Nielsen as (unknown) [S 1] (3)
LaMonica Garrett as Agent Clark [S 1] (3)


Premiered on Network:
USA (USA Network) in US

Genres: Drama

Language: english  Runtime: 60 mins

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Political Animals Exclusive: No Season 2 For Greg Berlanti's Acclaimed USA Network Miniseries

 
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1x01Pilot  PDWC  |edit 2012-07-15  Discuss episode! 
1x02Second Time Around  PDWC  |edit 2012-07-22  Discuss episode! 
1x03The Woman Problem  PDWC  |edit 2012-07-29  Discuss episode! 
1x04Lost Boys  PDWC  |edit 2012-08-05  Discuss episode! 
1x0516 Hours  PDWC  |edit 2012-08-12  Discuss episode! 
1x06Resignation Day  PDWC  |edit 2012-08-19  Discuss episode! 
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