The Politician is an American comedy-drama web television series created by Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk, and Ian Brennan and released on Netflix. The trio also serve as executive producers with Alexis Martin Woodall, Ben Platt, and Gwyneth Paltrow.
The first season was released on Netflix on September 27, 2019. The series stars Ben Platt, Gwyneth Paltrow, Jessica Lange, Zoey Deutch, Lucy Boynton, Bob Balaban, Laura Dreyfuss, David Corenswet, Julia Schlaepfer, Theo Germaine, Rahne Jones, and Benjamin Barrett. Judith Light and Bette Midler joined the main cast in the second season. Production on the second season started in November 2019, which premiered on June 19, 2020