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The 10 Best Political TV Shows of All Time - From House of Cards to Veep

Published June 11, 2023, 10:20 p.m. by Naomi Charles

Politics can make for riveting television, and over the years, many TV shows have explored the corridors of power, both real and fictional. In this video, we're counting down the 10 best political TV shows of all time.

From The West Wing to House of Cards, each show on our list has left an indelible mark on the genre, and has been praised for its writing, acting, and themes. Whether you're a political junkie or simply a fan of great television, these shows are sure to impress.

We'll explore the unique worlds and characters of each show, and discuss what makes them so special. Whether it's the intricate plotlines, the deep character development, or the biting satire, these shows are guaranteed to keep you engaged from beginning to end.

So if you're looking to brush up on your political knowledge or simply want to be entertained by some of the best TV shows ever made, be sure to check out our list of the 10 best political TV shows of all time.

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number 10 Barron Noir with 7.8 unimdb

based on French politics Baron Noir is

like a perfect blend of House of Cards

and The Sopranos a French politician

thirst for revenge against his political

enemies his political career is in

shambles after he is Sacrifice by the

presidential candidate from the left

Baron noir's cracking fund a proper

grown-up drama

number nine brain debt with eight on

IMDb and 65 on Rotten Tomatoes brain

dead is an American political satire it

is a hilarious science fiction comedy

series a government employee learns that

the cause for the disputes between two

political parties is the insects which

are eating their brains brain dead is

aggressively funny and a little sloppy

number eight show me a hero with eight

on IMDb show me a hero follows Nick

lasiksko who takes office as mayor of

Yonkers in 1987 and has to face the

issue of building public housing in the

white middle class Side of Town based on

a true story about the young mayor Oscar

Isaac of Yonkers New York who finds

himself engulfed in a racially divided

Maelstrom that threatens the city's



number seven Madam Secretary with 7.7 on

IMDb and 79 audience score on Rotten

Tomatoes a political drama which looks

into the life of the Secretary of State

as she tries to balance work with family

having left her job as a CIA analyst for

ethical reasons newly appointed

Secretary of State Elizabeth McCord

returns a public life at the request of

the president after the suspicious death

of her predecessor

number six boss with 8.1 on IMDb and 81

on Rotten Tomatoes as mayor Tom Kane is

the most powerful man in Chicago but

when he gets diagnosed with a dementia

disorder he struggles to keep his grip

on Power Boss constructs political

Devolution with ease and packs a

powerful punch with steamy Tales of

corruption and sex

number five scandal with 7.7 on IMDb and

93 on Rotten Tomatoes a former White

House communications director starts her

own crisis management firm only to

realize her clients are not the only

ones with Secrets Scandal creates

enticingly addictive narratives with

surprising twists and fascinatingly

damaged characters

number four Veep with 8.4 on IMDb and 93

on Rotten Tomatoes Veep is a political

satire comedy series which follows

former Senator Selena Mayer who finds

that being Vice President of the United

States is nothing like she hoped and

everything that everyone ever warned her

about is true the jokes are actually

funny thanks to Sharp funny rapid fire

dialogue between POTUS and her

hilariously incompetent staff

number three designated Survivor with

7.5 on IMDb and 71 on Rotten Tomatoes a

low-level Cabinet member becomes

president of the United States after a

catastrophic attack tells the president

and wipes out everybody in a line of

succession it is a fast-paced quickly

Escapist political action fantasy


for two the crown with 8.7 on IMDb and

90 on Rotten Tomatoes The Crown follows

the political rivalries and romance of

Queen Elizabeth II's Reign and the

events that shaped the second half of

the 20th century powerful performances

and lavish cinematography make the crown

a top-notch production the definitely

worth a watch

number one house of cards with 8.7 on

IMDb and 77 on Rotten Tomatoes apart

from the last season it's a masterpiece

of strong performances writing and

visuals series follows Frank Underwood

who is a Democrat appointed as the

Secretary of State along with his wife

he sets out on a quest to seek revenge

on the people who betrayed him while

successfully rising to Supremacy


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