Roger Ailes (Russell Crowe) has been the head of Fox News for many years. Over the years, he also advised the most prominent politicians of the Republican Party in the US. The production focuses on the last decade of Ailes' life, when he de facto became the leader of this party. The series shows key events in his life - including the experiences with world leaders that gave rise to his political career. He also talks about the sexual harassment accusations that led to his downfall.