The Politician (2019– )
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October Surprise 

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

Director:

Janet Mock

Writers:

Ryan Murphy (created by), Brad Falchuk (created by) | 4 more credits »
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Ben Platt ... Payton Hobart
Zoey Deutch ... Infinity Jackson
Lucy Boynton ... Astrid Sloan
Bob Balaban ... Keaton Hobart
David Corenswet ... River Barkley
Julia Schlaepfer ... Alice Charles
Laura Dreyfuss ... McAfee Westbrook
Theo Germaine Theo Germaine ... James Sullivan
Rahne Jones ... Skye Leighton
Benjamin Barrett ... Ricardo
Jessica Lange ... Dusty Jackson
Gwyneth Paltrow ... Georgina Hobart
Dylan McDermott ... Theo Sloan
January Jones ... Lizbeth Sloan
Ryan J. Haddad ... Andrew Cashman
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While Payton plays hardball with Harvard admissions, shocking betrayals and a scandalous videotape take the election to a new level of ruthlessness.

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Comedy | Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 September 2019 (USA) See more »

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Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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In American political jargon, an "October surprise" is a news event deliberately created or timed--or sometimes occurring spontaneously--to influence the outcome of an election, particularly one for the U.S. presidency. The month of October is referenced because the presidential elections occur in early November. [Wikipedia] See more »

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Written by Sufjan Stevens
Performed by Sufjan Stevens
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EXCELLENT.
27 September 2019 | by mmweaSee all my reviews

I wish I could mention the things I liked best about this show, but that would involve spoilers, and that would be unfair, so just check it out.


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