Best Political TV Show: ‘The West Wing’ or ‘Designated Survivor’? | The Tylt

Best Political TV Show: ‘The West Wing’ or ‘Designated Survivor’?

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. "The West Wing" is considered by many to be the greatest political drama of all time, running for seven seasons in the early aughts. But "Designated Survivor" has also gained scores of fans since it premiered in 2016. Which political TV show is your favorite? 📺 🇺🇸

FINAL RESULTS
Politics
Best Political TV Show: ‘The West Wing’ or ‘Designated Survivor’?
A festive crown for the winner
#TeamWestWing
#TeamABCDesignated
Dataviz
Real-time Voting
Best Political TV Show: ‘The West Wing’ or ‘Designated Survivor’?
#TeamWestWing
#TeamABCDesignated

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?

Be sure to vote on our other matchups below:

...
#TeamWestWing

Aaron Sorkin's "The West Wing" premiered in 1999 and ran for seven seasons. It has long been considered one of the best political dramas of all time. 

Read the synopsis, per IMDB:

Presidential advisers get their personal lives hopelessly tangled up with professional duties as they try to conduct the business of running a country. Fictional Democratic President Josiah "Jed" Bartlet suffers no fools, and that policy alienates many. He and his dedicated staffers struggle to balance the needs of the country with the political realities of Washington, D.C.

Is "The West Wing" your favorite?

imageSupportingMedia
#TeamABCDesignated

ABC's "Designate Survivor" is a newer series, premiering in 2016 and currently in its second season, but it has already been met with critical praise.

Read the synopsis, per IMDB:

A low-level Cabinet member becomes President of the United States after a catastrophic attack kills everyone above him in the line of succession.

Is "Designated Survivor" your favorite?

imageSupportingMedia
FINAL RESULTS
Politics
Best Political TV Show: ‘The West Wing’ or ‘Designated Survivor’?
A festive crown for the winner
#TeamWestWing
#TeamABCDesignated