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Political Animals Exclusive: No Season 2 For Greg Berlanti's Acclaimed USA Network Miniseries

POLITICAL ANIMALS -- Pilot -- Pictured: Sigourney Weaver as Elaine Barrish -- (Photo by: David Giesbrecht/USA Network)

USA Network has opted not to order additional episodes of Political Animals, its acclaimed-yet-ratings-challenged drama from Greg Berlanti and Laurence Mark and starring Sigourney Weaver.

Although billed as a “limited series event,” Berlanti told TVLine over the summer that there was potential to spin more stories about the Barrish family (fronted by Weaver) and intrepid journo Susan Berg (Carla Gugino). READ MORE

Scoop: Sigourney Weaver to Headline USA Network's Political Animals

PARK CITY, UT - JANUARY 21: Actress Sigourney Weaver is photographed for Self Assignment at the Sundance Film Festival on January 21, 2012 in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Jeff Vespa/Contour by Getty Images) *** Local Caption ***

Sigourney Weaver, having previously played a First Lady on the big screen in Dave, is heading back into the political arena as the star of Political Animals, a series debuting on USA Network this summer. READ MORE