“The Politician” Season One Screen Captures

“The Politician” New York Premiere

Hi January fans! Apologies for the late update. I’ve added photos of January attending The Politician premiere at DGA Theater in New York City (September 26). The Politician is streaming on Netflix, and you can catch January in three episodes!

“The Politician” LA Tastemaker Screening

January attended the L.A. tastemaker screening of The Politician on Tuesday at San Vicente Bungalows in West Hollywood, California (July 23).

January to Star in Netflix’s “Spinning Out”

Exciting news! January is set to star in the upcoming Netflix series, Spinning Out.

‘Spinning Out’: January Jones To Star In Netflix Figure Skating Drama Series

DEADLINEEXCLUSIVE: Mad Men alumna January Jones is set to play a lead opposite Kaya Scodelario in Spinning Out, Netflix’s upcoming drama series set in the world of competitive figure skating.

Created by Samantha Stratton (Mr. Mercedes), a former competitive figure skater herself, Spinning Out centers on Kat Baker (Scodelario), an up-and-coming, high-level single skater who’s about to turn in her skates after a disastrous fall took her off the competition track. When Kat seizes an opportunity to continue her career as a pair skater with talented bad-boy partner Justin (Evan Roderick), she risks exposing a fiercely kept secret that could unravel her entire life. On and off the ice, Kat and Justin will face daunting odds, injury to body and soul, financial sacrifice, and even potential mental breakdown on their way to realizing their Olympic dream.

Jones will play Carol Baker, Kat (Scodelario) and Serena’s (Willow Shields) mother. Carol is a former high-level figure skater who had to forfeit her dreams when she became pregnant with her oldest daughter at a young age. The head of the Baker family, Carol fiercely pushes both her girls to become Olympians in order to fulfill the dream she could never achieve herself. Simultaneously, she struggles with personal demons that threaten to ruin her relationship with her daughters, the thing she values about all else.

Previously announced cast also includes Johnny Weir as Gabe, Sarah Wright Olsen as Mandy, Will Kemp as Mitch, Kaitlyn Leeb as Leah, Amanda Zhou as Jenn, and Mitchell Edwards as Marcus.

Stratton and Lara Olsen executive produce and serve as co-showrunners on the series. Tory Tunnell and Joby Harold executive produce via Safehouse Pictures. The company’s Matt Schwartz serves as co-executive producer. Liz Allen (Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists) will direct and executive produce the pilot and second episode.

Jones is best known for her portrayal of Betty Draper in AMC’s acclaimed series Mad Men, a role which earned her an Emmy nomination and two Golden Globe nominations. She most recently co-starred as Melissa in Fox’s comedy series The Last Man on Earth, and she has a role on the upcoming Ryan Murphy Netflix series The Politician. Her film credits include Good Kill, opposite Ethan Hawke and Sweetwater, opposite Ed Harris and Jason Isaacs.

January Has Joined “The Politician”

Dylan McDermott Confirms Casting In Ryan Murphy’s ‘The Politician’ Netflix Series, Says January Jones Will Play His Wife

DEADLINE – Dylan McDermott has confirmed he’s been cast in The Politician, Netflix’s upcoming comedy series from Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk and Ian Brennan starring Tony winner Ben Platt (Dear Evan Hansen).

In an interview with Sirius XM, McDermott also revealed Mad Men alumna January Jones will play his wife. Details about the plot and characters in The Politician are being kept under wraps, but according to a source close to the project, it revolves around the politician aspirations of Platt’s Payton, a wealthy Santa Barbarian, and every season will revolve around a different political race his character is involved in. Murphy will direct the pilot for The Politician, described as a one-hour comedy with social commentary.

The project hails from Fox 21 TV Studios under Murphy’s overall deal at 20th Century Fox TV. Its packaging was guided by Fox TV Group chairman Dana Walden, a longtime Murphy collaborator who oversees the studio.