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The Politician

2019
15 episodes
2 seasons
76user score

Payton has known since childhood that he's going to be president. First he'll have to navigate the most treacherous political landscape: high school.

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Seasons
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Season 3

ended

There won't be a season 3, the show has ended.

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Season 2

7 episodes
Jun 19, 2020

Payton Hobart fights to unseat Dede Standish in the New York State Senate race. As a long-time incumbent and greatly admired Senate Majority Leader with no-nonsense Chief of Staff, Hadassah Gold at her side, Dede’s re-election was supposed to be easy, but Payton - who sees this as the next step on his path to the Presidency - must decide what kind of politician he ultimately wants to be in order to succeed, even if that means exposing secrets, lies, and a throuple.

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Season 1

8 episodes
Sep 27, 2019

Payton Hobart, a wealthy student from Santa Barbara, has known since age 7 that he's going to be president of the United States, but first he has to navigate the most treacherous political landscape of all, Saint Sebastian High School.

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Ben Platt
Payton Hobart
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Judith Light
Dede Standish
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Lucy Boynton
Astrid Sloan
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Zoey Deutch
Infinity Jackson
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Julia Schlaepfer
Alice Charles
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Laura Dreyfuss
McAfee Westbrook
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Theo Germaine
James Sullivan
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Rahne Jones
Skye Leighton
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Bette Midler
Hadassah Gold
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Gwyneth Paltrow
Georgina Hobart
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Brandon Win
Connor
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Content rating
TV-14
12
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