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Drama series following a former first family through political and private conflicts.

Premiered: July 15, 2012

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How I Met Your Mother: Revenge's Roger Bart to Help with Barney and Robin's Big Day

Revenge's Roger Bart will guest-star on the upcoming final season of How I Met Your Mother, TVGuide.com has learned. Bart will play an employee at the hotel in Farhampton where Barney (Neil Patrick Harris) and Robin (Cobie Smulders) are set to tie th… Read more

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Resignation Day Season 1, Episode 6 Aug 19, 2012 Paid

President Garcetti (recurring guest star ADRIAN PASDAR) throws a wrench in Elaine’s plan to resign from his cabinet. Tensions fly at the Washington Globe when Elaine’s resignation letter is leaked. Douglas decides to come clean to Elaine about his betrayal, and makes an impulsive decision. Meanwhile, an unforeseen event leaves the Hammonds — and the country — at a crossroads.

16 Hours Season 1, Episode 5 Aug 12, 2012 Paid

In the aftermath of T.J.’s overdose, Elaine finds herself torn between staying by her son’s side and handling the rescue of a Chinese submarine. Bud discovers the truth behind T.J.’s suicide attempt the previous December, and takes matters into his own hands. In exchange for keeping Susan quiet on T.J.’s overdose, Elaine grants her unlimited access to the submarine rescue mission, placing her at the front of the action, and leaving Douglas to cross a boundary that could jeopardize his future.

Lost Boys Season 1, Episode 4 Aug 5, 2012 Paid

After a grueling overseas tour, Elaine returns to D.C. to find the country in a diplomatic crisis, which leaves her sparring with the Garcetti administration and drives her to make an important decision. On the night of his club opening, T.J. struggles to find support from his family and recalls events that led to his suicide attempt the previous December. Meanwhile, Anne accidentally reveals Elaine's political intentions, and Douglas, strong-armed by Susan, continues to grapple with his betrayal.

The Woman Problem Season 1, Episode 3 Jul 29, 2012 Paid

Elaine announces a new plan to her family. Tensions mount as Bud, Douglas and T.J. take an impromptu fishing trip to visit a pollster in order to gauge election standings. Threatened by Elaine’s skyrocketing popularity, Garcetti (recurring guest star ADRIAN PASDAR) hatches a plan that finds Elaine at odds with her longtime mentor — a Supreme Court justice. Susan lets Alex (recurring guest star DAN FUTTERMAN – Judging Amy, Related) in on her top-secret story, and finds it difficult to separate the personal and the professional.

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