• Publication date: June 6, 2013

Political Animals

Though when asked, Sigourney Weaver said that the mini-series wasn’t fashioned directly on former First Lady, Hillary Clinton, the resemblances remain striking. Elaine Barrish, the former first lad and governor of Illionois, becomes Secretary of State when she loses her presidential bid to Paul Garcetti, the new president…

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Duration: 60

MBC 4 :

Saturday, 17:00 (GMT) ~ 20:00 (KSA)

Though when asked, Sigourney Weaver said that the mini-series wasn’t fashioned directly on former First Lady, Hillary Clinton, the resemblances remain striking. Elaine Barrish, the former first lad and governor of Illionois, becomes Secretary of State when she loses her presidential bid to Paul Garcetti, the new president…

Barrish’s husband, Donald ‘Bud’ Hammond, was a popular president in the 90s, despite his infidelities. Elaine asks him for a divorce the night she loses the presidential race, yet is selected to be secretary of state in the new president’s government…

Starring:

  • Sigourney Weaver as Elaine Barrish
  • Carla Gugino as Susan Berg
  • James Wolk as Douglas Hammond
  • Sebastian Stan as Thomas ‘T.J.’ Hammond
  • Brittany Ishibashi as Anne Ogami
  • Ellen Burstyn as Margaret Barrish
  • Ciarán Hinds as Donald ‘Bud’ Hammond

Created by:  Greg Berlanti