The Politician

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.
Starring:Ben Platt, Gwyneth Paltrow, Jessica Lange
Creators:Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk, Ian Brennan
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Received Golden Globe nods for Best TV Series and Best Actor (Ben Platt). From Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk and Ian Brennan.


The Politician


The Politician

Watch Pilot. Episode 1 of Season 1.

After a charismatic candidate joins the race for student body president, Payton searches for a running mate who will make him seem more authentic.

Watch The Harrington Commode. Episode 2 of Season 1.

Amid escalating concerns about his vice presidential pick, Payton gets plunged into a family crisis that stokes long-seething resentments.

Watch October Surprise. Episode 3 of Season 1.

While Payton plays hardball with Harvard admissions, shocking betrayals and a scandalous videotape take the election to a new level of ruthlessness.

Watch Gone Girl. Episode 4 of Season 1.

With the election just days away, Payton faces tough questions about just how far he's willing to go to defeat his opponent.

Watch The Voter. Episode 5 of Season 1.

Payton makes an eleventh-hour push to lock down the school's undecided voters, including one student who has other things on his mind besides politics.

Watch The Assassination of Payton Hobart. Episode 6 of Season 1.

As Payton confronts hard truths about his ambition following an election day bombshell, he reconnects with a former ally -- and becomes a target.

Watch The Assassination of Payton Hobart: Part 2. Episode 7 of Season 1.

Payton faces his darkest hour and the fight of his life as transgressions are revealed, backs stabbed and confessions made.

Watch Vienna. Episode 8 of Season 1.

Payton reevaluates his life after a reckoning, but when a window of opportunity opens, he grapples with a big decision about his political aspirations.

Watch New York State of Mind. Episode 1 of Season 2.

Frustrated with his polling numbers, Payton goes to Georgina for help as he weighs using his opponent's hush-hush love life to score political points.

Watch Conscious Unthroupling. Episode 2 of Season 2.

As Astrid pumps Payton for details about their long-ago dalliance, Hadassah hatches a cover-up for Dede, and McAfee seeks a healthier work-life balance.

Watch Cancel Culture. Episode 3 of Season 2.

Payton scrambles to salvage his campaign when he suffers a credibility crisis over a compromising photo and his commitment to fixing climate change.

Watch Hail Mary. Episode 4 of Season 2.

McAfee's prurient sleuthing uncovers an explosive secret, Payton's tangled affairs turn fruitful, and Georgina's link to Tino proves problematic.

Watch The Voters. Episode 5 of Season 2.

On Election Day, a mother and daughter argue over whether Payton or Dede is the better pick, motivating each to spend time with her chosen candidate.

Watch What's in the Box?. Episode 6 of Season 2.

A shocking ballot-box twist positions Payton at a moral and ethical crossroads that could define the rest of his political career — and life.

Watch Election Day. Episode 7 of Season 2.

With the senate race up for grabs, Payton and Dede prepare for an unconventional showdown, but a last-minute decision suddenly changes everything.

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Ben PlattGwyneth PaltrowJessica LangeJudith LightBette MidlerLucy BoyntonZoey DeutchJulia SchlaepferLaura DreyfussTheo GermaineRahne JonesBob BalabanDavid CorenswetBenjamin Barrett

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