Body Politic

More on Body Politic’s demise

The Body Politic, the Richmond-filmed pilot that failed to land a spot on the CW’s fall schedule, was among several other Beltway dramas to get the thumbs down from major networks. Networks are concerned a new political series will never measure up to The West Wing, according to a New York Times editorial. From the… Read more »

Network passes on Richmond-filmed drama

Richmond won’t be standing in for Washington this fall after all. Film crews and Hollywood stars arrived in Richmond in April to shoot a pilot for the CW network called The Body Politic. The drama centered on a small-town girl (Minka Kelly of Friday Night Lights) turned congressional staffer. But the network passed on the… Read more »