Political Animals “Lost Boys” Episode 4

USA Network’s new series   Political Animals  “Lost Boys” Episode 4  airs on Sunday August 5 at 10/9c. Episode Synopsis : After a grueling overseas tour, Elaine returns to D.C. to find the country in a diplomatic crisis, which leaves her sparring with the Garcetti administration, driving her to make an important decision. On the night of his club opening, T.J. struggles to find support from his family and recalls events that led to his suicide attempt last December. Meanwhile, Anne accidentally reveals Elaine’s political  intentions, and Douglas, strong-armed by Susan, continues to grapple with his betrayal. Read More...  

Political Animals: What Went Wrong with Elaine Barrish

After I realized Political Animals wasn't a pet-themed reality show and was actually about an empowered female politician, I was beyond thrilled. Any miniseries — forgive me, "television event" — that could lure Oscar-nominee Sigourney Weaver to the small screen has to be great, right? Well, yes and no. Only about 20 minutes into the premiere and I began to realize how misguided I'd been. Political Animals isn't about a strong female in government. It's just another prime-time soap featuring a woman whose power is her sexuality and whose weakness is men (yawn). Weaver stars as...

Political Animals Exclusive Video: There's Another Hammond With a Sex Scandal

Looks like Political Animals 'Bud isn't the only Hammond who's been embroiled in an affair. In this exclusive flashback clip from Sunday's episode, Elaine ( Sigourney Weaver ) yells at her son T.J. ( Sebastian Stan ) for being involved with a married man — who also happens to be a Congressman. And when the press goes public with the story it threatens to destroy everyone involved.