Political Animals

Premiered Date
July 15, 2012
Genre
Comedy
Network
USA
40

Sebastian Stan

as Thomas James

73

Sigourney Weaver

as Elaine Barrish

51

Carla Gugino

as Susan Berg

90

Ellen Burstyn

as Margaret Barrish

37

James Wolk

as Douglas Hammond

69

Ciaran Hinds

as Donald

42

Brittany Ishibashi

as Anne Ogami

About Political Animals

About

Six-episode miniseries that follows the political career of Elaine Barrish as she is appointed Secretary of State after losing the presidential primary. She must juggle the weight of the State Department with her disintegrating family life. The series was created for television by Greg Berlanti

Trivia

The series was nominated for three awards at the 65th Primetime Emmy Awards. Actress Ellen Burstyn took home an award for her work on the show.