The West Wing (1999)
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Country: USA

Genres: Drama

Taglines: Jimmy Smits goes to Washington.

Director: Christopher Misiano, Alex Graves, Thomas Schlamme, Lesli Linka Glatter, ...

Writers: Aaron Sorkin, Debora Cahn, Eli Attie, Lauren Schmidt, ...

Stars: Allison Janney, John Spencer, Bradley Whitford, Martin Sheen, ...

When the erudite Democrat Josiah "Jed" Bartlet is elected U.S. president, he installs his administration. He places confidants from his electoral campaigns in the White House. Each of these people play a significant role in the Washington power game: the Chief of Staff (Leo McGarry), his deputy (Josh Lyman), Communications Director (Toby Ziegler), deputy (Sam Seaborn, and later, Will Bailey), and press secretary (CJ Cregg). Also in key positions are the assistants of each of the power players. We follow these people through many political battles, as well as some personal ones. Also playing roles are the First Lady (Abigail Bartlet), the President's daughters (Elizabeth, Eleanor, and Zoey), and the personal aide to the President (Charlie Young). All make this series, which supposedly follows the political events (often paraphrasing historical reality) almost day by day, more than merely a political soap. The demands of office on each character show the personal sacrifice and the ...

Seasons:   7 - 6 - 5 - 4 - 3 - 2 - 1

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