TV programmes

There are also a number of television programmes which cover issues relevant to political marketing such as West Wing, House of Cards, Commander-in-Chief, Scandal and Madam Secretary.


Scandal

See https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=prE0lIZOqbk for the trailer and https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e65Ms0oRyCQ

Provides insight into how political scandals are managed by crisis management consultants.

House of Cards

See https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ULwUzF1q5w4 for official trailer.

US show, based on older UK version. Set in Washington DC shows the dark side of political marketing and political management.

Commander in Chief

See https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=czSDLNf47Tg for the trailer

Fictional series about the first woman US president.

West Wing

  See https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=np05mHq4Zr8 for original trailer

 

Long-standing series exploring the work of political staff working behind the US president.

Borgen

See https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bz_SyOXB1kM and https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4uKgsYEGI0M for trailer

Borgen is a Danish one-hour political drama television series which covers the story of charismatic politician Birgitte Nyborg who unexpectedly becomes the first female Prime Minister of Denmark

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