The West Wing

The celebrated ensemble drama following a U.S. president and his staff as they set public policy and face personal problems in a `parallel universe' (as one of the series' executive producers called it) that can be remarkably similar to the real one. An Emmy juggernaut (four Best Drama awards in its first four seasons) as well as a Peabody winner, `Wing (more…)

Documentary Special

First Aired: April 24, 2002

A documentary in which former real-life West Wingers (including Presidents Clinton, Carter and Ford) recall White House experiences also includes clips from series episodes. Oscar-winning producer Bill Couturie (“Common Threads: Stories from the Quilt”) is the director. Also interviewed: Henry Kissinger; former Presidential adviser David Gergen; former White House chief of staff Leon Panetta; and former White House press secretary Dee Dee Myers, a writer for “The West Wing.”

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  • Premiered: September 22, 1999
  • Rating: TV-14
  • Premise: The celebrated ensemble drama following a U.S. president and his staff as they set public policy and face personal problems in a `parallel universe' (as one of the series' executive producers called it) that can be remarkably similar to the real one. An Em… (more)

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