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[03/26/19 - 11:02 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, March 26
Updates include: MTV extends "Wild 'n Out" with 90 episode order; Brad Falchuk is the latest creator to sign an overall deal with Netflix; and Zane Holtz, Katherine LaNasa tapped for The CW's "Katy Keene."

[03/25/19 - 11:25 PM]
Development Update: Monday, March 25
Updates include: The CW pushes "I Ship It" to summer; Rob Corddry, Michaela Watkins cast in "The Unicorn" at CBS; and all charges are dropped against much-ballyhooed actor Jussie Smollett.

[03/22/19 - 08:07 AM]
Netflix Original Series "The Politician" Launches September 27
Ryan Murphy's latest original series stars Ben Platt, Gwyneth Paltrow, Jessica Lange, Zoey Deutch, Lucy Boynton, Bob Balaban, David Corenswet, Julia Schlaepfer, Laura Dreyfuss, Theo Germaine, Rahne Jones, and Benjamin Barrett.

[12/04/18 - 11:36 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, December 4
Updates include: Edward Burns slated for Apple's "Amazing Stories"; Jessica Lange cast in Netflix's "The Politician"; and The CW takes another stab at "Dr. Mirage" TV series.

[12/03/18 - 11:52 PM]
Development Update: Monday, December 3
Updates include: National Geographic Channel orders "Barkskins" to series; The CW mulls "Jane the Virgin" spin-off; and Ben Mendelsohn to lead "The Outsider" at HBO.

[07/16/18 - 12:43 PM]
Zoey Deutch, Lucy Boynton, Laura Dreyfuss, Rahne Jones Join Ryan Murphy's "The Politician"
Murphy will serve as writer, showrunner and executive producer.

[02/13/18 - 07:05 PM]
Netflix Makes Overall Deal with Prolific Producer/Director Ryan Murphy
Ryan Murphy's new original series, "Ratched" and "The Politician," will premiere globally on Netflix.

[02/05/18 - 11:33 PM]
Development Update: Monday, February 5
Updates include: Brandon Micheal Hall to star in "God Friended Me" at CBS; Ryan Condal, Miguel Sapochnik to bring "Conan" to Amazon; and Teyonah Parris set as lead in CBS's "Murder."







POLITICIAN, THE (NETFLIX)
Premieres Friday, September 27
BROADCAST HISTORY:
9/27/19 - ???
STATUS:
new this fall (yet to premiere)
TIME SLOT:
fridays from 3:01 AM-4:00 AM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (??? episodes)
VISIT THE OFFICIAL WEB SITE
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
two-season order
DESCRIPTION:
(from Netflix's web site) 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.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Ben Platt as Payton Hobart
· Benjamin Barrett
· Bette Midler
· Bob Balaban
· David Corenswet
· Gwyneth Paltrow
· Jessica Lange
· Judith Light
· Julia Schlaepfer
· Laura Dreyfuss
· Lucy Boynton
· Rahne Jones
· Theo Germaine
· Zoey Deutch
CREW INFORMATION:
· Ben Platt as PROD
· Brad Falchuk as CRTR/EP
· Gwyneth Paltrow as PROD
· Ian Brennan as CRTR/EP
· Ryan Murphy as CRTR/EP/DIR (Pilot)
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Fox 21 Television Studios