Commander in Chief

Geena Davis stars as America's first female president, and an independent to boot. A former vice-president, Mackenzie Allen takes office when her Republican predecessor dies. This does not sit well with GOP panjandrums, especially conniving House Speaker Nathan Templeton, who tries to thwart her at every turn. Rod Lurie, who wrote the 2001 political th (more…)

Season 1, Episode 2 First Choice

First Aired: October 4, 2005

Machiavellian House Speaker Templeton (Donald Sutherland) meddles in the new president's search for a vice president; Mac's press secretary, Kelly Ludlow (Ever Carradine), gets a rude introduction to her new job; and Mac's teen daughter, Rebecca (Caitlin Wachs), can't find her diary, which has some things in it that her mother wouldn't want to be public knowledge. Warren Keaton: Peter Coyote. Jayne Murray: Natasha Henstridge. Tucker Baynes: Bruce Boxleitner.

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  • Premiered: September 27, 2005
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: Geena Davis stars as America's first female president, and an independent to boot. A former vice-president, Mackenzie Allen takes office when her Republican predecessor dies. This does not sit well with GOP panjandrums, especially conniving House Speaker… (more)

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