The Politician

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The Politician
Premiere September 27, 2019
Creator Brad Falchuk,
Ian Brennan,
Ryan Murphy
Network Netflix
Style 60-minute political comedy
Company Prospect Films,
Brad Falchuk Teley-Vision,
Ryan Murphy Productions,
Fox 21 Television Studios
Seasons 1
Status Renewed through season 2 (2020)
Origin USA
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The Politician stars Ben Platt as Payton Hobart, a wealthy student from Santa Barbara, CA, who has known since age 7 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. To get elected student body president, secure a spot at Harvard and stay on his singular path to success, Payton will have to outsmart his ruthless classmates without sacrificing his own morality and carefully crafted image.



Actor Character Duration
Main Cast 1 2
Ben Platt Payton Hobart * *
Jessica Lange TBA * *
Zoey Deutch TBA * *
Lucy Boynton TBA * *
Laura Dreyfuss TBA * *
Rahne Jones TBA * *
Gwyneth Paltrow TBA * *
Dylan McDermott TBA * *
January Jones TBA * *


Season  Premiere #
Season One September 27, 2019
Season Two 2020


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