- Publish Date
- Tuesday, 19 May 2020, 10:39AM
The Politician is coming back!
Ryan Murphy's 'The Politician' is getting a season two- and it's out next month!
The show, which follows the character of Payton Hobart, a high schooler who lives with his wealthy family in Santa Barbara, California, and who dreams of becoming president of the United States.
The first season shows Payton running for student body president and all of the ups, downs, and corruption that goes on even at the high school level.
Ben Platt, who plays Payton, tweeted the above to announce the shows return.
In Season 2, Payton is running for office again, but this time he’s a candidate in the election for New York state Senate against incumbent Dede Standish (Judith Light).
Viewers will watch Payton’s journey on the campaign trail, battling with Standish and her chief of staff, Hadassah Gold (Midler), as well as how Payton is trying to find his place as a politician in the real world beyond his high school days.
We can't wait to see what happens!
The Politician season two hits Netflix, June 19th.