The Presidential Candidates' Favorite TV Shows

Donald Trump answers pretty much as expected
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Dec 9, 2015 3:45 PM CST
Nobody answered, "the presidential debates."   (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

(Newser) People takes an in-depth look at the presidential candidates in its new issue—OK, fine, what it actually delves into is the candidates' favorite breakfast foods and what their grandchildren call them. Below, from those who participated, answers to the question, "What's your favorite guilty pleasure TV show?"

  • Hillary Clinton: "Lately I'm into Madam Secretary. Sometimes us ex-diplomats need our fix!"
  • Bernie Sanders: Modern Family
  • Marco Rubio: The Walking Dead

  • Ted Cruz: Criminal Minds, Game of Thrones, Breaking Bad, and Veep
  • Jeb Bush: "Loved Lilyhammer on Netflix—wish they had another season coming!"
  • Donald Trump: "My guilty pleasure TV show—SNL, starring me. They got great ratings. The best ratings in years. It was a terrific success. I enjoyed doing it. It was 50% more than Hillary [Clinton]'s show. That makes me feel good."
  • Chris Christie: "When I really feel like just completely zoning out, I watch these things called A Football Life, little biographies of former football players."
  • Mike Huckabee: Bill Maher
  • Carly Fiorina: "House of Cards, although I haven't had time to binge watch the last season!"
Click here if you're also dying to know what the candidates' hidden talents are. (Read more People Magazine stories.)

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