Air Date: July 15th, 2012
A woman and her family struggle through the complicated world of politics.
Season 1 - Episode 6 : Resignation Day Aug 19, 2012
Garcetti hinders Elaine's plan to resign; Douglas decides to come clean about his betrayal.
Season 1 - Episode 5 : 16 Hours Aug 12, 2012
Elaine is torn; Bud learns the truth about TJ.'s suicide attempt; Susan gains unlimited access to the submarine rescue mission.
Season 1 - Episode 4 : Lost Boys Aug 5, 2012
Elaine finds the country in a diplomatic crisis; T.J. struggles to find support from his family; Anne accidentally reveals Elaine's political intentions.
Season 1 - Episode 3 : The Woman Problem Jul 29, 2012
Elaine announces her plan to run; Bud, Douglas and T.J. take a fishing trip; Garcetti hatches a plan; Susan lets Alex in on her story.
Season 1 - Episode 2 : Second Time Around Jul 22, 2012
Bud is sent to diffuse the hostage situation; Susan finds herself close to the action; Douglas learns that Elaine plans to run again; T.J. resorts to old habits.
The show's tone [is] vulgar, jolly and winning. [16 Jul 2012, p.39] Show More
Think the Clintons meet "Dallas" in D.C. And that, for six episodes, may be enough. Show More
Political Animals hews fairly closely to the USA tone and smartly employs any number of light-drama conventions, thus it can likely be enjoyed simply as an entertainment Show More