Before the Democratic candidates’ debate on Thursday, we wanted to revisit some of our favorite TV politicians. LMU School of Film and Television faculty gave us their top 10 picks for TV shows featuring politics, and we can’t wait to add these to our queue. Be sure to also check out our Top 10 Political Movies, courtesy of LMU faculty.
The West Wing
Submitted by Charles Howard, Lecturer of Film and TV Production.
Parks and Rec
Submitted by Michael F.X. Daley, Assistant Professor of Screenwriting.
Submitted by Professor Elizabeth Quinn, Adjunct Professor of Screenwriting.
Submitted by Bobby Simmons, Lecturer of Film, TV, and Media Studies.
“A must see,” according to Peggy Rajski, Dean, School of Film and Television.
House of Cards
Submitted by Dallas King, Lecturer of Production.
The Man in the High Castle
Submitted by Mischa Livingstone, Clinical Assistant Professor of Production.
The Handmaid’s Tale
“Margaret Atwood’s masterpiece has made for a fascinating, if sometimes troublesome, series. It’s a warning shot for the political road it seems we’re traveling down,” said Rachel Brethauer, Lecturer in Screenwriting.
Submitted by Stephen Duncan, Professor of Screenwriting.
Submitted by Gregory Ruzzin, Associate Professor of Production.