The Politician
Season 2

Season 1

Sep 27, 2019

Payton Hobart, a wealthy student from Santa Barbara, has known since age 7 that he's going to be president of the United States, but first he has to navigate the most treacherous political landscape of all, Saint Sebastian High School.

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1: Pilot
Sep 27, 2019
After a charismatic candidate joins the race for student body president, Payton searches for a running mate who will make him seem more authentic.
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2: The Harrington Commode
Sep 27, 2019
Amid escalating concerns about his vice presidential pick, Payton gets plunged into a family crisis that stokes long-seething resentments.
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3: October Surprise
Sep 27, 2019
While Payton plays hardball with Harvard admissions, shocking betrayals and a scandalous videotape take the election to a new level of ruthlessness.
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4: Gone Girl
Sep 27, 2019
With the election just days away, Payton faces tough questions about just how far he's willing to go to defeat his opponent.
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5: The Voter
Sep 27, 2019
Payton makes an eleventh-hour push to lock down the school's undecided voters, including one student who has other things on his mind besides politics.
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6: The Assassination of Payton Hobart
Sep 27, 2019
As Payton confronts hard truths about his ambition following an election day bombshell, he reconnects with a former ally -- and becomes a target.
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7: The Assassination of Payton Hobart: Part 2
Sep 27, 2019
Payton faces his darkest hour and the fight of his life as transgressions are revealed, backs stabbed and confessions made.
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8: Vienna
Sep 27, 2019
Payton reevaluates his life after a reckoning, but when a window of opportunity opens, he grapples with a big decision about his political aspirations.
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