Meet the Power Players of Political Animals -- Plus, How USA Network Landed the Sexy Series

When prolific TV producer Greg Berlanti started developing a series about Political Animals — first and foremost a former First Lady-turned-Secretary of State (played by Sigourney Weaver) who is trying to get out from under her philandering husband’s shadow — he frankly had no idea where it would ultimately call home. READ MORE & MEET THE CAST

Exclusive Political Animals Video: Carla Gugino Clashes With Sigourney Weaver, Ellen Burstyn

If you’re not anxiously awaiting the premiere of USA Network’s Political Animals (premiering Sunday, July 15), you should be. And if you need the slightest extra nudge, TVLine here presents video of the luminous Carla Gugino (Sin City, Karen Sisco) detailing how her character, journalist Susan Berg, fits into the mix. READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO

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Exclusive: Fringe's Blair Brown Plays With USA Network's Political Animals

Blair Brown, before starting work on her fifth and final season as Fringe‘s Nina Sharp, will visit the Political Animals at the heart of USA Network’s highly anticipated summer drama series.

TVLine has learned exclusively that Brown will play …READ MORE

Scoop: Rome's Ciarán Hinds Cast as Sigourney Weaver's Ex in USA's Political Animals

Ciarán Hinds is moving from ancient Rome to modern-day America in USA Network’s upcoming drama Political Animals.

Debuting this summer from executive producers Greg Berlanti (Dirty Sexy Money) and Laurence Mark (Jerry Maguire), the six-episode D.C.-based project centers around newly-appointed Secretary of State Elaine Barrish (played by Sigourney Weaver) balancing both personal and political crises.

Hinds will play Bud Hammond, a …READ MORE