TV series about elections

TV series about elections
List of the best series about elections selected by visitors to our site: The Last Minister, The Comey Rule, The Politician, Borgen, The West Wing, Servant of the People, Political Animals, Yes Minister, Parks and Recreation, The Queen's Gambit.

In the top there are new series of 2020, a plot description and trailers for series that have already been released.

Genre
Country
The Last Minister (2020)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrecomedy
CountryRussia

A well-meaning but hapless functionary in grips of mid-life crisis is appointed to run Russia's Ministry of Long-term planning - a small, underfunded, understaffed and generally ignored state agency. With a team consisting of sycophants and corrupt cynics he embarks on an idiotic quest to make Russia great again.

The Comey Rule (2020)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genredrama
CountryUSA

An immersive, behind-the-headlines account of the historically turbulent events surrounding the 2016 presidential election and its aftermath, which divided a nation. This two-part biopic tells the story of two powerful figures, Comey and Trump, whose strikingly different personalities, ethics and loyalties put them on a collision course.

The Politician (2019)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration02:42

Payton has known since childhood that he's going to be president. First he'll have to navigate the most treacherous political landscape: high school.

Borgen (2010)
Markimdb: 8.5
Genredrama
CountryDenmark
Duration00:58

40-year old political leader Birgitte Nyborg secures her party a landslide victory through her idealism and huge effort, then faces the biggest challenge of her life: how most effectively to use the newly won seats, and how far she is willing to go in order to gain as much influence as possible.

The West Wing (1999)
Markimdb: 8.8
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration00:43

The West Wing provides a glimpse into presidential politics in the nation's capital as it tells the stories of the members of a fictional presidential administration. These interesting characters have humor and dedication that touches the heart while the politics that they discuss touch on everyday life.

Servant of the People (2015)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrecomedy
CountryUkraine

Modest and humble teacher Vasily is caught on camera raging over the miserable situation in his country. When a pupil posts the video on Youtube, it becomes a viral sensation. Everybody loves Vasily’s outrage and people start gathering money for a presidential campaign. Which he wins! Servant of the People follows Vasily’s new life as president; he has no interest in changing his life, he wants to stay the same, live in his flat with his parents, borrow money from his friends at the end of the month and take his bike to work; it’s just that now his work is as the most powerful man in the country.

Political Animals (2012)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration06:00

Former first lady and current Secretary of State Elaine Barrish Hammond try to keep her family together while simultaneously dealing with crises of the State Department and fending off the hungry DC journalist who is bent on destroying her career.

Yes Minister (1980)
Markimdb: 8.6
Genrecomedy
CountryUnited Kingdom

Set principally in the private office of a British Cabinet minister in the Department of Administrative Affairs in Whitehall, Yes Minister follows the ministerial career of The Rt Hon Jim Hacker MP, played by Paul Eddington. His various struggles to formulate and enact legislation or effect departmental changes are opposed by the British Civil Service, in particular his Permanent Secretary, Sir Humphrey Appleby, played by Nigel Hawthorne. His Principal Private Secretary Bernard Woolley, played by Derek Fowlds, is usually caught between the two. The sequel, Yes, Prime Minister, continued with the same cast and followed the events of the premiership of Jim Hacker after his unexpected elevation to Number 10 upon the resignation of the previous PM.

Parks and Recreation (2009)
Markimdb: 8.6
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration00:21

Hilarious ensemble comedy that follows Leslie Knope, a mid-level bureaucrat in the Parks and Recreation Department of Pawnee, Indiana, and her tireless efforts to make her quintessentially American town just a little bit more fun.

The Queen's Gambit (2020)
Markimdb: 8.6
Genredrama, sport
CountryUSA

In a Kentucky orphanage in the 1950s, a young girl discovers an astonishing talent for chess while struggling with addiction.

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Boss (2011)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genredrama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration00:56

Boss is an American political drama television serial created by Farhad Safinia. The series stars Kelsey Grammer as Tom Kane, the mayor of Chicago, who has recently been diagnosed with dementia with Lewy bodies, a degenerative neurological disorder.

Veep (2012)
Markimdb: 8.3
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration00:30

A look into American politics, revolving around former Senator Selina Meyer who finds being Vice President of the United States is nothing like she expected and everything everyone ever warned her about.

Alpha House (2013)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA

Four Republican senators share the same D.C. house rental, and face re-election battles, looming indictments, and parties -- all with a sense of humor.

Unprincipled (2020)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrecomedy
CountryRussia

Collection of satirical sketches, telling about the decent inhabitants of the Patriarchal Ponds and their obscene stories. The series includes touching, outrageous and full of love intimate stories that are not accepted to speak out loud.

Intercessors (2020)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genredrama
CountryRussia

1966. Nina Metlitskaya, a young lawyer, is moving from a small-scale legal consultation in the far Moscow region to Branch No. 1 — the strongest law office of the Soviet Union. Now she has to prove that she was not here by chance.

House Arrest (1996)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genrecomedy
CountryRussia
Duration01:40

High-schooler Grover Beindorf and his younger sister Stacy decide that their parents, Janet and Ned, are acting childishly when they decide to divorce after 18 years of marriage, so they lock them up in the basement until they'll sort out their problems. Their school friends also decide to do the same with their parents to solve their respective problems

Roadkill (2020)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom

Politician Peter Laurence's private life is falling apart. Shamelessly untroubled by guilt or remorse, he seeks to further his own agenda whilst others plot to bring him down. Can he out-run his own secrets to win the ultimate prize?

The Kennedys (2011)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genremelodrama, drama, history
CountryCanada, USA
Duration06:00

The Kennedys is an Emmy-winning Canadian-American television miniseries chronicling the lives of the Kennedy family, including key triumphs and tragedies it has experienced. It stars Greg Kinnear, Katie Holmes, Barry Pepper and Tom Wilkinson among others, and is directed by Jon Cassar. The series premiered in the United States in April 2011 on ReelzChannel and on History Television in Canada.

Longmire (2012)
Markimdb: 8.3
Genreaction, drama, western, crime
CountryUSA
Duration00:43

A Wyoming sheriff rebuilds his life and career following the death of his wife. Based on the “Walt Longmire” series of mystery novels written by best-selling author Craig Johnson.

The Newsroom (2012)
Markimdb: 8.6
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:00

A behind-the-scenes look at the people who make a nightly cable-news program. Focusing on a network anchor, his new executive producer, the newsroom staff and their boss, the series tracks their quixotic mission to do the news well in the face of corporate and commercial obstacles-not to mention their own personal entanglements.

Spin City (1996)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA

Workaholic Mike Flaherty is the Deputy Mayor of New York City, serving as Mayor Randall Winston's key strategist and much-needed handler. Mike runs the city with the help of his oddball staff: an anxious and insecure press secretary; a sexist, boorish chief of staff; an impeccably groomed gay activist running minority affairs; a sharp and efficient, man-crazy accountant; and an idealistic young speechwriter. Like Mike, they are all professionally capable but personally challenged.

The Crown (2016)
Markimdb: 8.6
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration02:35

The gripping, decades-spanning inside story of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the Prime Ministers who shaped Britain's post-war destiny. The Crown tells the inside story of two of the most famous addresses in the world – Buckingham Palace and 10 Downing Street – and the intrigues, love lives and machinations behind the great events that shaped the second half of the 20th century. Two houses, two courts, one Crown.

The Thick of It (2005)
Markimdb: 8.7
Genrecomedy
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration00:29

Set in the corridors of power and spin, the Minister for Social Affairs is continually harassed by Number 10's policy enforcer and dependent on his not-so-reliable team of civil servants.

House of Cards (2013)
Markimdb: 8.7
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration00:50

Set in present day Washington, D.C., House of Cards is the story of Frank Underwood, a ruthless and cunning politician, and his wife Claire who will stop at nothing to conquer everything. This wicked political drama penetrates the shadowy world of greed, sex and corruption in modern D.C. House of Cards is an adaptation of a previous BBC miniseries of the same name, which is based on the novel by Michael Dobbs.

The Loudest Voice (2019)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genredrama, biography
CountryUSA
Duration00:51

The rise and fall of Fox News founder Roger Ailes, focusing primarily on the past decade in which Ailes arguably became the Republican Party’s de facto leader, while flashing back to defining events in his life.

Patriot (2015)
Markimdb: 8.3
Genrethriller, comedy, drama
CountryUSA

To prevent Iran from going nuclear, intelligence officer John Tavner must forgo all safety nets and assume a perilous "non-official cover" -- that of a mid-level employee at a Midwestern industrial piping firm.

Mrs. America (2020)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryUSA

The true story of the movement to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment, and the unexpected backlash led by a conservative woman named Phyllis Schlafly, aka “the sweetheart of the silent majority.”

The Politician's Husband (2013)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration03:00

A drama about the shifting power in a marriage when the personal and political collide.

John Adams (2008)
Markimdb: 8.5
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryUSA
Duration01:10

John Adams is a 2008 American television miniseries chronicling most of U.S. President John Adams' political life and his role in the founding of the United States. Paul Giamatti portrays John Adams. The miniseries was directed by Tom Hooper. Kirk Ellis wrote the screenplay based on the book John Adams by David McCullough. The biopic of John Adams and the story of the first fifty years of the United States was broadcast in seven parts by HBO between March 16 and April 20, 2008. John Adams received widespread critical acclaim, and many prestigious awards. The show won four Golden Globe awards and thirteen Emmy awards, which is more than any other miniseries in history.




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