Political Animals

  • Title: Political Animals – Second Time Around
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Following up last week’s Pilot, Elaine (Sigourney Weaver) sends the former President of the United States, and her ex-husband (Ciarán Hinds), to negotiate the hostage crisis in Iran, a move the current President (Adrian Pasdar) isn’t all too thrilled with being bullied into making. Elaine allows Susan Berg (Carla Gugino) to make the trip as a member of the press as part of her exclusive on the First Lady, and although she doesn’t change her opinion of Bud, spending some time with him on the plane does make her continue to soften her stance on Elaine.

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Political Animals – Pilot

by Alan Rapp on July 17, 2012

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  • Title: Political Animals – Pilot
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USA Network’s new six-part mini-series stars Sigourney Weaver as Elaine Barrish, the current Secretary of State and former First Lady and Governor, who is dealing with the fallout of her recent divorce and failed Presidential bid, trying to keep her family together (and out of tabloids), and a pain-in-the-ass journalist (Carla Gugino) who has spent her career trying to undermine Elaine but might just become a valuable ally.

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