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Old August 24 2012, 07:25 PM   #61
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Re: Political Animals

I watched the entire series over the last two days.

I found it engaging enough, I suppose. I had originally hoped for more biting satire, but it played mostly as soap opera. The political crises (Iran, Chinese sub) were really given the short shrift.

I liked Bud and Grandma well enough. Both boys seem to be a couple of tools, IMHO. The main reporter was all over the map. Weaver was, of course, terrific.

If they have a season 2 it makes sense to me that Elaine will challenge Vice President Jerkface for the nomination. He must be stopped. I think they'll leave the President dead.

Overall I'd say an amusing summer diversion, with some very good moments.

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Old November 2 2012, 05:10 PM   #62
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Re: Political Animals

It's cancelled.

Greg Berlanti’s Political Animals won’t become a regular series for USA Network as originally envisioned. The mini was a modest performer , premiering to 3.8 million total viewers and averaging 3.2 million total viewers in Live+7 over its run.
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Old November 2 2012, 09:27 PM   #63
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Re: Political Animals

The bulimic wife showed up on Emily Owens MD the other day in episode three I suspect as a reocurring character.
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