The Politician

  1. Episode 8 Vienna
    The Politician Recap: Slow Down, You Crazy Child An odd, premiere-shaped finale points the way forward for Payton, and for The Politician.
  2. Episode 7 The Assassination of Payton Hobart: Part II
    The Politician Recap: A Very Divisive Figure For a penultimate episode, this hour sure does feel like a finale.
  3. Episode 6 The Assassination of Payton Hobart
    The Politician Recap: Unworthy of Your Love The Politician doing Assassins is very on the nose, but it’s a good kind of on the nose.
  4. Episode 5 The Voter
    The Politician Recap: Swing Shift An episode unlike any other this season is nonetheless the clearest, sharpest version of The Politician to date.
  5. Episode 4 Gone Girl
    The Politician Recap: A Cool Girl Hits the Road Astrid pulls a Gone Girl, and we learn… well, not much, really.
  6. Episode 3 October Surprise
    The Politician Recap: A Mean Campaign Payton’s ruthless side keeps rearing its head, and it’s bad news for Astrid and Skye.
  7. Episode 2 The Harrington Commode
    The Politician Recap: This Won’t Win Over Swing Voters Did they name her Infinity because her story line feels endless?
  8. Episode 1 Pilot
    The Politician Premiere Recap: A Waking Dream Ryan Murphy’s amusing, confusing new Netflix series kicks off by leaning hard on its best talking point: Ben Platt is great.

The Latest The Politician News

  1. strike a pose
    I Love Judith Light’s Favorite Red-Carpet Pose Wherever she goes, Judith brings the drama, and also her shoulder.
  2. fact check
    Can Ben Platt Actually Run for State Senate in The Politician? The New York State constitution says no.
  3. special effects
    How The Politician Turned Ben Platt Into a Wooden Mannequin It took SFX, woodworking tools, and a 3-D full-body scan.
  4. trends
    Marie’s Crisis Is Suddenly the Hottest Piano Bar on TV The Politician, Younger, and even Katy Keene love this famed West Village bar. But do they actually get it right?
  5. vulture guides
    A Handy Guide to Ryan Murphy’s Favorite Actors From Popular to The Politician, the Murphy-verse is full of familiar faces.
  6. talking to
    8 Stories of Betrayal and Corruption … From High-School Politicians Including Stephen Miller getting booed onstage.
  7. #metoo
    Gwyneth Paltrow on Her Role in the Weinstein Investigation: ‘It Was Time’ “I feel proud that I have a small part in it.”
  8. tv review
    The Politician Is Irritating, Exhausting, and Occasionally Glorious Much 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.
  9. trailer mix
    The Politician Trailer: Bette Midler and Judith Light Are Here, Too God help the man who has to square off against Bette Midler and Judith Light.
  10. fall fashion
    Lucy Boynton Plays the Ingénue The actress is Hollywood’s newest golden girl, and the fashion world’s favorite dress-up doll.