The upcoming American satirical political drama miniseries ‘White House Plumbers’ is adapted from the 2007 book by Matthew Krogh and Egil Krogh called ‘Integrity’.

The plot revolves around the White House Plumbers including G. Gordon Liddy and E. Howard Hunt who are the masterminds of Watergate and President Richard Nixon’s political operatives as they’re accused of masterminding the leak of – the press by all means that led to the accidental overthrow of the Presidency that they were trying to save in the first place.

Woody Harrelson and Justin Theroux portrayed E. Howard Hunt and G. Gordon Liddy respectively in the series with Domhnall Gleeson, Lena Headey, Kiernan Shipka, Ike Barinholtz, Yul Vazquez, David Krumholtz, and Rich Sommer as other cast members. The series is scheduled to be released on May 1, 2023, on HBO.

A list of other political TV series to watch while you wait for ‘White House Plumber’ to air follows.

Top 10 TV Series Like White House Plumbers.

House of Cards – Number of Seasons: 6

House of Cards
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Beau Willimon created this American political thriller television series which is adapted from the 1989 novel of the same name by Michael Dobbs. The series is also based on Andrew Davies’s created BBC 1990 series.

The plot revolves around an amoral politician and Democrat from South Carolina’s 5th congressional district named Frank Underwood and his equally ambitious wife Claire Underwood.

Kevin Spacey and Robin Wright portray Frank and Claire Underwood respectively in the series. It has garnered much critical acclaim including 33 Primetime Emmy nominations.

Designated Survivor – Number of Seasons: 3

Designated Survivor
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David Guggenheim created this American political thriller drama series. The plot revolves around American academic Thomas Kirkman who is called as the designated survivor of the State of the Union address.

The story follows his sudden rise from Secretary of Housing and Urban Development of the United States to President of the United States because of an explosion that killed everybody ahead of him in the presidential line of succession.

Kiefer Sutherland portrayed Tom Kirkman in the series. It ran from September 21, 2016, to June 7, 2019.

Madam Secretary – Number of Seasons: 6

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This American political drama series is a few former CIA analyst and political science professor named Elizabeth McCord who became the United States Secretary of State.

American actress Téa Leoni portrayed Elizabeth McCord in the series. It ran from September 21, 2014, to December 8, 2019, on CBS.

Bodyguard – Number of Seasons: 1

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Jed Mercurio created this British political thriller television series whose plot revolves around the fictional version of Police Sergeant David Budd who is suffering from PTSD and is a war veteran of the British Army, who now works for Royalty and Specialist Protection Branch of London’s Metropolitan Police Service as he’s assigned as chief protection officer for Julia Montague, an ambitious Home Secretary.

Richard Madden and Keeley Hawes played PS David Budd and Julia Montague respectively in the series. It was shown on August 26, 2018 at BBC One.

Secret City – Number of Seasons: 2

Secret City

This Australian political thriller series is adapted from the best-selling novels by Chris Uhlmann and Steve Lewis.

This political drama spy thriller series casts Anna TorvJacki Weaver, Daniel Wyllie, Alex Dimitriades, Damon Herriman, Rob Collins, Danielle Cormack, Don Hany, etc. It lasted from 5 June 2016 to 4 March 2019.

Borgen – Number of Seasons: 3

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Adam Price created this Danish political drama series whose plot narrates the fast rise of Denmark’s first female minister – Birgitte Nyborg and her struggle for political power while dealing with personal sacrifices.

Danish actress Sidse Babett Knudsen shown to Birgitte Nyborg in the series. It was shown on 26 September 2010.

Mrs. America – Number of Seasons: 1

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David Waller created this American historical drama miniseries that recounts the unsuccessful attempt through the political movement to pass the Equal Rights Amendment and the conservative activist Phyllis Schlafly led an unforeseen reaction.

The plot is set in the 1970s and contains a number of real life figures involved in the movement and protest as well.

The ensemble cast includes Cate Blanchett (Phyllis Schlafly), Rose Byrne (Gloria Steinem), Uzo Aduba (Shirley Chisholm), Elizabeth Banks (Jill Ruckelshaus), Ari Graynor (Brenda Feigen), Margo Martindale (Bella Abzug), Tracey Ullman (Betty). Friedan), Sarah Paulson (fictional conservative activist). The series ran from April 15 to May 27, 2020 on FX on Hulu.

The Mechanism – Number of Seasons: 2

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This Brazilian political drama series features Operation Car Wash which leads to the discovery of a widespread corruption scheme involving the Brazilian government and a number of prominent engineering firms.

The series ran from March 23, 2018, to May 10, 2019, on Netflix.

Busy – Number of Seasons: 3


This Norwegian political thriller series depicts a fictional near-future in Norway in which the Prime Minister has shut down the country’s oil and gas production. It ran from October 4, 2015, to January 2, 2020, on TV2.

Ungovernable – Number of Seasons: 2


The plot of this Mexican political drama series revolves around the first lady of Mexico Emilia Urquiza who is a lady of ideals and conviction.

Mexican-American actress Kate del Castillo shown to Emilia Urquiza in the series. It ran from March 24, 2017, to September 14, 2018, on Netflix.