The BEST Episodes of Battleground
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Oct 16, 2021
Battleground is a documentary-style drama television series created by J. D. Walsh streamed on Hulu. The show follows a group of political campaign staffers working to elect a dark horse candidate to the U.S. Senate in the battleground state of Wisconsin. Walsh serves as executive producer alongside Hagai Shaham and Marc Webb. The show marks Hulu's first foray into original scripted programming. It premiered online on February 14, 2012.
#1 - Polls Close at Six
Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Mar 20, 2012
The campaign must come up with a plan to fight misinformation being circulated by their opponents. Cole confronts KJ about their relationship.
#2 - They'll Burn Your Eyes
Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Mar 13, 2012
Candidate Samuels struggles with her desire to run a "clean" campaign after racy details of an opponent's personal life fall into Tak's hands.
#3 - Nothing to Hide
Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Apr 3, 2012
Tak confronts George about financial misdealings while KJ feels Cole's absence as she struggles to write a speech for Samuels. Jordan makes a political commercial.
#4 - It's Getting Ugly
Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Apr 10, 2012
A break-in at campaign headquarters leaves everyone feeling rattled -- especially George, who makes a confession to Tak.
#5 - He's Better Than Television
Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired May 1, 2012
Cole opens up about his past, while Samuels must deal with the consequences of hers.
#6 - Who Is Claire Villareal?
Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Feb 21, 2012
As Samuels climbs in the polls, rumors about her past begin to hurt the campaign.
#7 - Political Machine
Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Mar 27, 2012
The team discovers that facing Governor Creighton won't be easy as allies and enemies begin to look an awful lot alike
#8 - Nothing About Chile
Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Apr 24, 2012
With the election a week away, the DNC sends in a representative to help the Samuels campaign, who clashes with Tak over its direction.
#9 - Did You Win?
Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired May 8, 2012
It's Election Day and the team hopes that a last-second endorsement from the President will be enough to bring them victory.
#10 - Hold the Whipped Cream
Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Feb 28, 2012
The Samuels campaign has until the end of the day to raise enough money to continue in the race. Jordan prepares for his stand-up comedy debut.
#11 - The Comment
Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Mar 6, 2012
Tak clashes with his team over a decision he makes when a surprising announcement from the Makers camp changes everything.
#12 - Flashback
Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Apr 17, 2012
In 2004, the "Reel Life" documentary team features the Makers' campaign and captures the day that Tak steps out of his father's shadow.
#13 - Pilot
Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Feb 14, 2012
Campaign manager Tak Davis and his team must figure out how to get their rivals to show up to a crucial debate.