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[11/13/19 - 11:47 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, November 13
Updates include: Disney+ begins production on season two of "The Mandalorian"; Sarah Michelle Gellar-led "Sometimes I Lie" lands at FOX; and Amazon orders "The Peripheral" to series.

[08/19/19 - 07:07 AM]
Video: "The Politician" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Executive producer Ryan Murphy's new original series premieres September 27.

[08/08/19 - 06:30 AM]
Get Your First Look at "The Politician" - A New Series Created by Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk & Ian Brennan
Ben Platt, Jessica Lange, Zoey Deutch and Gwyneth Paltrow star in the Netflix series.

[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)
Returns in July 2020 (Exact Date TBA)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
9/27/19 - ???
STATUS:
returning in 2020/2021 (date TBA)
TIME SLOT:
not on the schedule
CURRENT SEASON:
2 (??? episodes)
VISIT THE OFFICIAL WEB SITE
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
two-season order
DESCRIPTION:
(from Netflix's web site, September 2019) Rich kid Payton has always known he's going to be president. But first he has to navigate the most treacherous political landscape of all: 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