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The Politician (2019– )

TV-14
TV Series | 42 min | Comedy, Drama

Payton Hobart, a student from Santa Barbara, has known since age seven that he's going to be President of the United States. But first he'll have to navigate the most treacherous political landscape of all: Saint Sebastian High School.
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Seasons
2   |   1   See all
Creators
Ian Brennan (created by) | Brad Falchuk (created by) | Ryan Murphy
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Status
Edit Released
Updated Sep 27, 2019

Release date (First episode)
Sep 27, 2019 (United States)

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219 cast members
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Ben Platt
Payton Hobart Payton Hobart   See fewer
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Zoey Deutch
Infinity Jackson Infinity Jackson   See fewer
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Lucy Boynton
Astrid Sloan Astrid Sloan   See fewer
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Julia Schlaepfer
Alice Charles Alice Charles   See fewer
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Laura Dreyfuss
McAfee Westbrook McAfee Westbrook   See fewer
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Theo Germaine
James Sullivan James Sullivan   See fewer
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Gwyneth Paltrow
Georgina Hobart Georgina Hobart   See fewer
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David Corenswet
River Barkley River Barkley   See fewer
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Benjamin Barrett
Ricardo Ricardo   See fewer
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Ryan J. Haddad
Andrew Cashman Andrew Cashman   See fewer
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Judith Light
Dede Standish Dede Standish   See fewer
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Bob Balaban
Keaton Hobart Keaton Hobart   See fewer
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Bette Midler
Hadassah Gold Hadassah Gold   See fewer
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Jessica Lange
Dusty Jackson Dusty Jackson   See fewer
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Sherry Dougal Sherry Dougal   See fewer
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Trevor Eason
Martin Hobart Martin Hobart   See fewer
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Luther Hobart Luther Hobart   See fewer
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Sam Jaeger
Tino McCutcheon Tino McCutcheon   See fewer
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Joe Morton
Marcus Marcus   See fewer
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Teddy Sears
William William   See fewer
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Natasha Ofili
Principal Vaughn / Principal Principal Vaughn / Principal   See fewer
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Theo Sloan Theo Sloan   See fewer
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January Jones
Lizbeth Sloan Lizbeth Sloan   See fewer
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Brigitte Brigitte   See fewer
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Andi Mueller Andi Mueller   See fewer
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Jayne Mueller Jayne Mueller   See fewer
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Mary McCutcheon Mary McCutcheon   See fewer
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Tiffany Albrecht Tiffany Albrecht   See fewer
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Hamilton Hamilton   See fewer
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Randal Randal   See fewer
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7.5 / 10 | 15,224 votes