The Politician (2019– )
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Amid escalating concerns about his vice presidential pick, Payton gets plunged into a family crisis that stokes long-seething resentments.

Director:

Brad Falchuk

Writers:

Ryan Murphy (created by), Brad Falchuk (created by) | 4 more credits »
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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Ben Platt ... Payton Hobart
Zoey Deutch ... Infinity Jackson
Lucy Boynton ... Astrid Sloan
Bob Balaban ... Keaton Hobart
David Corenswet ... River Barkley
Julia Schlaepfer ... Alice Charles
Laura Dreyfuss ... McAfee Westbrook
Theo Germaine ... James Sullivan
Rahne Jones ... Skye Leighton
Benjamin Barrett ... Ricardo
Jessica Lange ... Dusty Jackson
Gwyneth Paltrow ... Georgina Hobart
Michael Graham ... Gaylord Nelson
Martina Navratilova ... Brigitte
Ryan J. Haddad ... Andrew Cashman
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Amid escalating concerns about his vice presidential pick, Payton gets plunged into a family crisis that stokes long-seething resentments.

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Comedy | Drama

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The song Payton and River play on the piano around 32 minutes in is "Run Away" by Ben Platt, who plays Payton. See more »

Quotes

Payton Hobart: Thank you for encouraging me to play the piano.
Ricardo: Music gives us permission to feel.
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Chicago
Written by Sufjan Stevens
Performed by Sufjan Stevens
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 September 2019 (USA) See more »

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Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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