THE EYES OF THE WORLD ARE ON MACKENZIE ALLEN WHEN SHE HOSTS HER FIRST
OFFICIAL SUMMIT -- AND HUSBAND ROD HIS FIRST STATE DINNER --
ON ABC�S �COMMANDER IN CHIEF�
�First Dance� � All eyes are on Mackenzie Allen as she hosts her first official summit with the Russian President -- which is threatened to be overshadowed by Nathan Templeton�s plan to engineer a series of cabinet resignations to coincide with the summit. Templeton goes after Mac with a vengeance, vowing to run � and win � against her in the next presidential election. Meanwhile, as First Gentleman, Rod must host his first state dinner for the Russian President and his wife, on �Commander In Chief,� TUESDAY, OCTOBER 18 (9:00 -10:00 p.m., ET), on the ABC Television Network.
�Commander In Chief� stars Geena Davis as Mackenzie Allen, Donald Sutherland as Nathan Templeton, Harry Lennix as Jim Gardner, Kyle Secor as Rod Calloway, Ever Carradine as Kelly Ludlow, Caitlin Wachs as Rebecca Calloway, Matt Lanter as Horace Calloway and Jasmine Anthony as Amy Calloway.
Guest-starring in �First Dance� are Anthony Azizi as Vince Taylor, Natasha Henstridge as Jayne Murray, Mary Page Keller as Grace Bridges, Kristen Shaw as Norah Woodruff, Jason Wiles as Alex Williams, Kate Jennings Grant as reporter Samantha, Hira Ambrosino as Laura, Jenna Gavigan as Jenny, Brion Rose as Butler Sam, Matt Barr as Mile Flemming, Ilia Volok as President Kharkov, Sandra Hess as Patya Kharkova, Ned Vaughn as reporter Charlie, D.T. Matias as reporter no. 2 and Ravil Isyanov as Russian aide.
�First Dance� was written by Steven A. Cohen and Allison Adler, and directed by Vincent Misiano.
�Commander In Chief� is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC�s selected HDTV format, with 5.1-channel surround sound and Spanish subtitles via secondary closed captioning.
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