MAC PROMISES A NEW DIRECTION TO HER ADMINISTRATION
AND MAKES BOLD INTERNAL CHANGES WHICH REFLECT THIS,
ON ABC�S �COMMANDER IN CHIEF�
�Rubie Dubidoux and the Brown Bound Express� � Mackenzie Allen vows a new direction for her administration � one of action instead of reaction � and, finding few allies and lagging in the polls, turns to her closest advisor, Rod, appointing him to an official West Wing position of strategic planning advisor� which miffs Chief of Staff Jim Gardner who is already in a power struggle with her husband. Meanwhile, when Vince�s random drug test comes back negative for drugs but outs him and his HIV status, Templeton, who has been digging for dirt on Mac and her staff, intends to use this to his own political advantage. At the same time, Mac is presented with damning information about Templeton�s past and struggles with how do handle it. On the home front, Horace is having a hard time at school, and nearly gets into a fight with Rebecca�s boyfriend when he finds out the rumors he�s spreading about her, on �Commander In Chief,� TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 15 (9:00-10:01 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 cast TBD.
The Teleplay for �Rubie Dubidoux and the Brown Bound Express� was written by Allison Cross & Joel Fields & Dee Johnson, and Story by Steven Bochco. The episode was directed by Jeremy Podeswa.
�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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