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Ryan Murphy's First Netflix Show 'The Politician' Gets Release Date, Synopsis

Saturday Mar 23, 2019

Ryan Murphy, the producer behind "American Horror Story," "Pose," "Glee" and much more, is gearing up for his first Netflix series "The Politician." The satirical comedy starring Tony Award-winning actor Ben Platt got an official release date and synopsis, the AV Club points out.

"The Politician" synopsis reads:

Payton Hobart (Ben Platt), a wealthy student from Santa Barbara, California, has known since age seven that he's going to be President of the United States. But first, he'll have to navigate the most treacherous political landscape of all: Saint Sebastian High School. To get elected Student Body President, secure a spot at Harvard, and stay on his singular path to success, Payton will have to outsmart his ruthless classmates without sacrificing his own morality and carefully crafted image. Full of dark comedy and sly satire, Ryan Murphy's 'The Politician' offers a rare glimpse into just what it takes to make a politician.

The show is full of star power and also features Gwyneth Paltrow, Jessica Lange, Zoey Deutch and more.

The first season of "The Politician" will hit Netflix on Sept. 27. Check out the poster below


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