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Best Political TV Show: ‘Scandal’ or ‘The Good Wife’?

Following politics can be exhausting, but TV shows always make for a great escape. We want Tylters to tell us which political series they love most. "Scandal" has long been a favorite in the world of Shondaland and beyond. But "The Good Wife" was also critically acclaimed and ran for seven seasons. Which political TV show is your favorite? 📺 🇺🇸

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Best Political TV Show: ‘Scandal’ or ‘The Good Wife’?
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Best Political TV Show: ‘Scandal’ or ‘The Good Wife’?
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When watching the news gets too stressful, many of us turn to our favorite political television shows instead. From dramas like "The West Wing" to comedies like "Parks and Recreation," political series have long kept Americans entertained. But which is your all-time favorite?

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Shonda Rhime's "Scandal" is ABC's hottest political thriller. Starring Kerry Washington as Olivia Pope, "Scandal" remains a fan favorite in Shondaland.

Read the synopsis, per IMDB:

When you get into trouble there's only one person to call, Olivia Pope. Olivia is a professional 'fixer' who makes problems go away before anyone even knows they exist. For the moneyed, the powerful and even the President, Olivia is a legend in her field. Her spectacular success is mostly due to her unbreakable rule of always trust your gut. No matter how careful you are, when you do damage control for a living, you're bound to cause some damage to your own life. She and her crew eat, sleep, live and breathe crisis. 

Is "Scandal" your favorite?

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#TeamGoodWife

"The Good Wife" starring Julianna Margulies has been a popular political drama since it premiered in 2009. With seven seasons, the show received high acclaim while on the air.

Read the synopsis, per IMDB:

Alicia Florrick is the wife of a former state's attorney for Cook County. He has been imprisoned after a sex and corruption scandal. Alicia must deal with the public humiliation. She must also fend for her two children. After years of being a housewife and mother, she returns to work as a litigator at the law firm Stern, Lockhart & Gardner. She must now prove herself in the courtroom.

Is "The Good Wife" your favorite?

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FINAL RESULTS
Politics
Best Political TV Show: ‘Scandal’ or ‘The Good Wife’?
A festive crown for the winner
#TeamScandal
#TeamGoodWife