Political Animals

2012, TV Show

Full Episodes(6)

Latest Episode: Resignation Day

Aug 19, 2012 Season 1 Episode 6 watch on (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

Aug 12, 2012 Season 1 Episode 5

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.
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Lost Boys

Aug 05, 2012 Season 1 Episode 4

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.
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The Woman Problem

Jul 29, 2012 Season 1 Episode 3

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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Second Time Around

Jul 22, 2012 Season 1 Episode 2

With the clock ticking, Elaine sends Bud to diffuse the Iranian hostage situation, throwing him back in the spotlight, but also putting Douglas and Anne's engagement party in peril. Douglas discovers Elaine's intention to run again, propelling him on a mission of his own. Meanwhile, with his secret exposed, T.J. resorts to old habits and, scrambling to find money for the nightclub, stoops to a new low.
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Pilot

Jul 15, 2012 Season 1 Episode 1

In this new series, Sigourney Weaver stars as Elaine Barrish Hammond, a former first lady and current secretary of state, who lets a hungry journalist (Carla Gugino) follow her.
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Political Animals Clips & Interviews collapse view

Political Animals: The Complete First Season [HD]
Political Animals: The Complete First Season
TV Is the Answer: Political Animals
Dirty Washington Episode Two
A conversation with Elaine Hammond
Dirty Washington Episode Three
Dirty Washington
A conversation with T.J. Hammond
What the Critics Are Saying about Political Animals
Interview with Greg Berlanti and Laurence Mark
Cast Interview with Ciarán Hinds
Margaret Barrish's Zingers

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