Commander in Chief (2005–2006)

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MacKenzie Allen becomes the first woman American president after she ascends to the job following the death of president Teddy Bridges.

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 President Mackenzie Allen (19 episodes, 2005-2006)
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 Nathan Templeton (19 episodes, 2005-2006)
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 Jim Gardner (19 episodes, 2005-2006)
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 Rod Calloway (19 episodes, 2005-2006)
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 Kelly Ludlow (19 episodes, 2005-2006)
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 Rebecca Calloway (19 episodes, 2005-2006)
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 Amy Calloway (19 episodes, 2005-2006)
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 Vince Taylor (19 episodes, 2005-2006)
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 Horace Calloway (18 episodes, 2005-2006)
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 Jayne Murray (16 episodes, 2005-2006)
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 Richard 'Dickie' McDonald (10 episodes, 2005-2006)
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 Kate Allen (10 episodes, 2005-2006)
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 Sara Templeton (9 episodes, 2005-2006)
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 Gilda Rockwell (8 episodes, 2005-2006)
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MacKenzie Allen becomes the first woman American president after she ascends to the job following the death of president Teddy Bridges.

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Kristin Scott Thomas and Joan Allen were amongst the actresses approached to play Mackenzie Allen. Rod Lurie first planned the series as a sequel to The Contender (2000) where Joan Allen would reprise her role as Laine Hanson. See more »

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Amy Allen: Will they put your face on money?
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The Commander in Chief;
28 September 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Gena Davis anchors the Commander In Chief with her remarkable, nuanced acting skills; if the writing stays as top notch as it was in the season opener,and if the supporting cast is developed with the complexity suggested in the season's opener, this show should prove to be a provocative drama; it will be interesting to note if, as with the West Wing, the story lines sometimes reflect contemporary or recent events... hopefully the writers will challenge the viewers out of status quo mindsets, where the idea of being American has become too facile.....the show, I hope, will gradually draw a large audience despite the fierce competition at that time slot from other networks.....Good luck to the creators and writers of Commander In Chief!


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