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The Politician

  1. very short recaps
    Every Absurd Thing Gwyneth Paltrow Does in The Politician Season TwoA.K.A. just the good parts of the show.
  2. tv review
    The Politician Can’t Triumph Over Its Own CynicismThe Netflix series’s fundamental emptiness was easier to stomach when it was about high school and not real-world politics.
  3. overnights
    The Politician Recap: Election DayWhere last season’s “The Voter” was a bitter pill, “The Voters” is something else entirely: a call for action and optimism.
  4. overnights
    The Politician Recap: Operation Spicy LubeThe election nears, the stakes rise, and the lube, it is spicy.
  5. overnights
    The Politician Recap: GeronimoTake a shot every time someone says “canceled” in this episode and you’ll have a good time, assuming you’re willing to have a hangover tomorrow.
  6. overnights
    The Politician Recap: It’s Complicated, and Something’s Gotta GiveAs Nancy Meyers herself could tell you, it’s not enough to trot out rom-com tropes — you’ve got to back them up with something more.
  7. overnights
    The Politician Season-Premiere Recap: Shine BrighterDespite the presence of formidable pros like Bette Midler and Judith Light, it’s difficult to see this season premiere as anything but a regression.
  8. trailer mix
    The Politician Season 2 Trailer: Bette Midler Is Here NowAnd Judith Light, too.
  9. coronavirus
    Zoey Deutch’s Quarantine Hobbies: Recovering, Cooking, Crying Over ShallotsThe Politician and Buffaloed actress contracted COVID-19 before shutdown. That doesn’t mean she missed the internet’s latest food drama.
  10. summer 2020
    The 20 Best and Biggest TV Shows to Watch This SummerDirty John: The Betty Broderick Story, The Good Lord Bird, I May Destroy You, and more worth seeing during the Great Indoor Summer.
  11. golden globes 2020
    Gwyneth Paltrow Makes Sheer, 180-Degree Pivot From Tight Emmys GownThe Goop queen showed off all the goods.
  12. strike a pose
    I Love Judith Light’s Favorite Red-Carpet PoseWherever she goes, Judith brings the drama, and also her shoulder.
  13. fact check
    Can Ben Platt Actually Run for State Senate in The Politician?The New York State constitution says no.
  14. special effects
    How The Politician Turned Ben Platt Into a Wooden MannequinIt took SFX, woodworking tools, and a 3-D full-body scan.
  15. trends
    Marie’s Crisis Is Suddenly the Hottest Piano Bar on TVThe Politician, Younger, and even Katy Keene love this famed West Village bar. But do they actually get it right?
  16. overnights
    The Politician Recap: Slow Down, You Crazy ChildAn odd, premiere-shaped finale points the way forward for Payton, and for The Politician.
  17. overnights
    The Politician Recap: Unworthy of Your LoveThe Politician doing Assassins is very on the nose, but it’s a good kind of on the nose.
  18. overnights
    The Politician Recap: Swing ShiftAn episode unlike any other this season is nonetheless the clearest, sharpest version of The Politician to date.
  19. overnights
    The Politician Recap: A Cool Girl Hits the RoadAstrid pulls a Gone Girl, and we learn… well, not much, really.
  20. overnights
    The Politician Recap: A Mean CampaignPayton’s ruthless side keeps rearing its head, and it’s bad news for Astrid and Skye.
  21. vulture guides
    A Handy Guide to Ryan Murphy’s Favorite ActorsFrom Popular to The Politician, the Murphy-verse is full of familiar faces.
  22. overnights
    The Politician Recap: This Won’t Win Over Swing VotersDid they name her Infinity because her story line feels endless?
  23. overnights
    The Politician Premiere Recap: A Waking DreamRyan Murphy’s amusing, confusing new Netflix series kicks off by leaning hard on its best talking point: Ben Platt is great.
  24. #metoo
    Gwyneth Paltrow on Her Role in the Weinstein Investigation: ‘It Was Time’“I feel proud that I have a small part in it.”
  25. tv review
    The Politician Is Irritating, Exhausting, and Occasionally GloriousMuch like its high-school hero, Netflix’s new satirical drama from Ryan Murphy has an excess of ambition and chutzpah and a lack of meaningful ideas.
  26. trailer mix
    The Politician Trailer: Bette Midler and Judith Light Are Here, TooGod help the man who has to square off against Bette Midler and Judith Light.
  27. casting news
    Both Bette Midler and Judith Light Join Ryan Murphy’s The PoliticianDear Evan Hansen star Ben Platt heads up Netflix’s upcoming dark comedy.
  28. netflix
    Ryan Murphy’s Ben Platt Netflix Show The Politician Will Premiere in SeptemberMeet Payton Hobart, aspiring president.
  29. the politician
    Jessica Lange Signs on to Ryan Murphy’s Ticket Yet Again on The PoliticianThe series stars Ben Platt.
  30. casting couch
    Vince Vaughn Will Play a Disgraced Elected Official in The PoliticianIn a film from What If director Michael Dowse.
  31. aaron sorkin
    Aaron Sorkin To Write and Direct John Edwards BiopicThis is the stuff of Shakespeare, he says.