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Political Animals

Our Political Animals Coverage

  • Indiewire 

    USA Network Won't Be Bringing Back Sigourney Weaver Series 'Political Animals'

    Despite obvious ambitions, parallels to the Clintons and an impressive cast that also included Carla Gugino, Ciarán Hinds, Ellen Burstyn and Adrian Pasdar, the soapier-than-expected show netted only lackluster ratings, averaging 3.2 million viewers over its run.

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  • Press Play 

    POLITICAL ANIMALS: Purple Haze

    When we first see former first lady, former presidential candidate, and soon-to-be secretary of state Elaine Barrish Hammond, played by Sigourney Weaver, in "Political Animals," she is onstage giving a concession speech, dressed in a purple disco jumpsuit. “Postpartisan purple,” observes a friend wh...

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  • Indiewire 

    Just How Inspired By the Clintons is 'Political Animals'?

    "Political Animals," the new miniseries created by Greg Berlanti and Laurence Mark and premiering this Sunday, July 15 at 10pm on USA, is centered around a character with an undeniable real world parallel. Elaine Barrish, played with scene-devouring verve by Sigourney Weaver, is a one-time...

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  • Caryn James 

    Don't Call Her Shirley. Or Hillary. Sigourney Weaver in 'Political Animals'

    Politics can be sleazy, but might just be out-sleazed by 'Political Animals,' the melodrama a clef that unimaginatively, nastily leeches off the Clintons. Even the great Sigourney Weaver, in the don’t-call-her-Hillary role, can’t save this tacky, leaden miniseries, whose clu...

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  • Indiewire 

    Ellen Burstyn's Reluctant Foul Mouth on 'Political Animals'

    USA's upcoming miniseries "Political Animals," created by Greg Berlanti and Laurence Mark and premiering July 15th at 10pm, is unquestionably Sigourney Weaver's show. She's ferocious in her first lead television role as Elaine Barrish, a Hillary Clintonesque divorced former Fir...

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