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The Best Politics TV Shows 

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Updated December 1, 2019 299 votes 85 voters 10.9k views 48 items

List Rules Shows near the top must be only the best Politics TV series.

The very best politics shows on television, ranked from best to worst. This list of the greatest politics shows also includes pictures from the shows when available. Popular politics TV shows have been a staple of television for years, so there's often debate about what the most entertaining politics show of all time is. Don't let your favorite politics television programs in history get to the bottom of the list- be sure to vote them up so they have the chance to reach the top spot. The list of politics television shows below includes information like the program's cast, creator and premiere date when available.

List ranges from The Situation Room to Hum Sub Umeed Se Hain and more.

This list answers the questions, "What is the best politics show of all time?" and "What are the greatest politics shows?"
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House of Cards is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Politics TV Shows
Kevin Spacey, Michel Gill, Robin Wright

Premiered: 2013

Number of Seasons: 1

Number of Episodes: 13

Network: Netflix

House of Cards is a 2013 American political drama television series developed and produced by Beau Willimon. It is an adaptation of the BBC's mini-series of the same name and is based on the ...more

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Designated Survivor is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Politics TV Shows
Kiefer Sutherland, Natascha McElhone, Adan Canto

Network: Netflix

Designated Survivor (ABC, 2016; Netflix, 2019) is an American political conspiracy drama television series. On the night of the State of the Union address, an incident claims the lives of the ...more

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The Bold Ones: The Senat... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Politics TV Shows
Hal Holbrook, Michael Tolan, Sharon Acker

Premiered: 1970

Number of Seasons: 1

Network: NBC

The Bold Ones: The Senator is an American political television drama series that aired on NBC from 1970 through 1971, lasting for nine episodes. The series stars Hal Holbrook as Senator Hays ...more
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Breakfast with Frost is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Politics TV Shows
Breakfast with Frost Carol Vorderman, Claudia Winkleman

Premiered: 1993

Number of Episodes: 500

Network: BBC One

Breakfast with Frost is a BBC current affairs television programme that was hosted by Sir David Frost on Sunday mornings. The programme covered the main political news of the day while analysing ...more
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The Situation Room is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Politics TV Shows
The Situation Room Wolf Blitzer

Premiered: 2005

Network: CNN

The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer is an afternoon, early evening newscast on CNN and CNN International hosted by Wolf Blitzer that first aired on August 8, 2005. The broadcast currently airs ...more
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World Business is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Politics TV Shows

Network: CNBC Europe

World Business was a weekly half hour features programme on CNBC presented by Raya Abirached. The show covered recent trends in global business, technology, luxury markets and the business of ...more
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Madam Secretary is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Politics TV Shows
MadamSecretary_fan added Téa Leoni, Tim Daly, Patina Miller

Premiered: 2014

Network: CBS

Madam Secretary is an American political drama television series created by Barbara Hall and executive produced by Lori McCreary and Morgan Freeman. It stars Téa Leoni as Elizabeth ...more

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Dennis Miller is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Politics TV Shows

Premiered: 2004

Number of Episodes: 220

Network: CNBC

Dennis Miller was the third tv talk show series hosted by comedian Dennis Miller. This series was on for 2 seasons from 2004 to 2005 on CNBC.
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Politics Now is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Politics TV Shows
Politics Now

Premiered: 2004

Network: STV

Politics Now was a Scottish political programme produced and broadcast by STV in northern and central Scotland. The programme, broadcast for 40 weeks of the year, on a Thursday evenings after ...more
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Hannity & Colmes is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Politics TV Shows
Hannity & Colmes Sean Hannity, Alan Colmes

Premiered: 1996

Network: Fox News Channel

Hannity & Colmes was a live television show on Fox News Channel in the United States, hosted by Sean Hannity and Alan Colmes, who respectively presented a conservative and liberal ...more
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Behzat Ç. Bir Ank... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Politics TV Shows
Behzat Ç. Bir Ankara Polisiyesi Erdal Beşikçioğlu, Murat Cemcir, Mine Tugay

Premiered: 2010

Number of Seasons: 2

Number of Episodes: 69

Network: Star TV

Behzat Ç. Bir Ankara Polisiyesi is a crime-and-detective television series based on the novels Her Temas İz Bırakır and Son Hafriyat by Emrah Serbes. The series takes place in Ankara. It ...more
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The Beltway Boys is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Politics TV Shows
The Beltway Boys

Premiered: 1998

Network: Fox News Channel

The Beltway Boys was an internationally syndicated American weekly television show. The title referred to the Capital Beltway — the circumferential freeway surrounding Washington, D.C. — and to ...more
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Daily Politics is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Politics TV Shows
Daily Politics Andrew Neil, Jenny Scott

Premiered: 2003

Network: British Broadcasting Corporation

Daily Politics is a British television show launched by the BBC in 2003 and presented by Andrew Neil and Jo Coburn. The programme takes an in-depth look at the daily goings on in Westminster and ...more
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Kennedy is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Politics TV Shows
Kennedy Kelsey Grammer, Martin Sheen, Blair Brown

Premiered: 1983

Kennedy is a five-hour miniseries written by Reg Gadney and directed by Jim Goddard. The miniseries was produced by Central Independent Television and originally aired in the United States ...more
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Special Report with Bret... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Politics TV Shows
Dick Cheney, Charles Krauthammer, Juan Williams

Premiered: 1998

Network: Fox News Channel

Special Report with Bret Baier is an American television news and political commentary program appearing on Fox News Channel, currently hosted by Bret Baier. It airs live each Monday through ...more
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American Presidents: Lif... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Politics TV Shows
American Presidents: Life Portraits

Premiered: 1999

Number of Seasons: 1

Number of Episodes: 41

American Presidents: Life Portraits is a television program.
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The Blair Years is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Politics TV Shows
The Blair Years Tony Blair

Premiered: 2007

Network: BBC One

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Patriot is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Politics TV Shows
Michael Dorman, Terry O'Quinn, Kurtwood Smith
Patriot (Amazon, 2017) is an American comedy-drama series. To prevent Iran from going nuclear, intelligence officer John Tavner (Michael Dorman) must forgo all safety nets and assume a perilous ...more

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Veep is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Politics TV Shows
Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Anna Chlumsky, Tony Hale

Premiered: 2012

Number of Seasons: 7

Number of Episodes: 65

Network: HBO

Veep is an HBO television comedy series, starring Julia Louis-Dreyfus, set in the office of Selina Meyer, a fictional Vice President, and subsequent President, of the United States. The series ...more

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Hannity is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Politics TV Shows
Sean Hannity, Michelle Malkin, Dana Perino

Premiered: 2009

Network: Fox News Channel

Hannity is a television show on the Fox News network, a replacement to the long-running show Hannity & Colmes. It is hosted by conservative political pundit Sean Hannity. After Fox News' ...more
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The Andrew Marr Show is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Politics TV Shows
The Andrew Marr Show

Premiered: 2005

Network: BBC One

The Andrew Marr Show is an hour-long British television programme broadcast on BBC One on Sunday mornings from 9am. It is presented by Andrew Marr, previously the BBC's Political Editor. The ...more
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Westminster Live is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Politics TV Shows
Westminster Live

Premiered: 1989

Network: British Broadcasting Corporation

Westminster Live was a weekly television programme focusing on political developments within the Parliament of the United Kingdom. The programme began in November 1989 on the same day as ...more
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Lester and Charlie is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Politics TV Shows
Lester and Charlie

Premiered: 2008

Number of Seasons: 3

Number of Episodes: 45

Lester & Charlie is a social satire/political satire web series created, produced, edited and directed by Jeff Bond and Richard Wooley. In each episode, the title characters attempt to ...more
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American Morning is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Politics TV Shows
Anderson Cooper, Soledad O'Brien, Ashleigh Banfield

Premiered: 2001

Network: CNN

American Morning was a morning news television show that aired on CNN. It ran from 2001 to 2011. American Morning debuted on the day after 9/11, five months earlier than planned, replacing CNN ...more
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The Political Party is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Politics TV Shows
The Political Party

Network: TV3

The Political Party was an Irish politically themed chat show, broadcast by TV3. It ran for half an hour on Friday evenings. Up until November 2008, it aired on Sunday evenings at 17:00. Hosted ...more