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'Political Animals': Sigourney Weaver's first TV role

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USA’s forthcoming drama Political Animals is a departure from the network’s current offerings. If you need evidence, take a peek at the extended trailer below.

Politics takes center stage on the show, which stars Sigourney Weaver as secretary of state and former First Lady Elaine Barrish. But underneath, it is also an intense family drama that tells the story of how a First Family picks up the pieces after notoriety.

Take a look at the adultery, drug addiction, and scandal that awaits:

Political Animals premieres July 15.

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