Political Animals (2012)

  • Sebastian as: T.J. Hammond
  • Role Type: Series Regular
  • Premiere Date: July 15th, 2012
  • Show Creator: Greg Berlanti
  • Run Time: 60 minutes
  • Selected Cast: Sigourney Weaver, Carla Gugino, James Wolk, Ellen Burstyn, CiarĂ¡n Hinds

About The Show

Divorced former First Lady Elaine Barrish is currently serving as the Secretary of State. She finds an unlikely ally in a D.C. journalist who had previously dedicated herself to tearing Barrish to pieces.

Production Images

  |   Visit the gallery for more related photos

Episode Guide

July 15, 2012 1×01: Pilot

In this new series, Sigourney Weaver stars as Elaine Barrish Hammond, a former first lady and current secretary of state, who lets a hungry journalist follow her.

July 22, 2012 1×02: Second Time Around

Threatened by Elaine’s skyrocketing popularity, Garcetti hatches a plan that finds Elaine at odds with her longtime mentor – a Supreme Court justice.

July 29, 2012 1×03: The Woman Problem

Threatened by Elaine’s skyrocketing popularity, Garcetti hatches a plan that finds Elaine at odds with her longtime mentor – a Supreme Court justice.

Aug 5, 2012 1×04: Lost Boys

After a grueling overseas tour, Elaine returns to D.C. to find the country in a diplomatic crisis, leaving her sparring with the Garcetti administration.

Aug 12, 2012 1×05: 16 Hours

Elaine finds herself torn between staying by T.J.’s side and handling the rescue of a Chinese submarine. Douglas may cross a boundary that could jeopardize his future.

Aug 19, 2012 1×06: Resignation Day

President Garcetti throws a wrench in Elaine’s plan to resign from his cabinet. An unforeseen event leaves the Hammonds – and the country – at a crossroads.