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[07/11/14 - 11:44 PM]
Development Update: Friday, July 11
Updates include: Luke Mitchell, Jaime Lee Kirchner to be "Members Only" at ABC; Edward Allen Bernero to run NBC's "State of Affairs"; and Colin Farrell in talks for HBO's "True Detective."

[06/02/14 - 11:01 AM]
NBC Announces Fall Premiere Dates for New 2014-15 Season
Highlights include the return of "Grimm" and the launch of "Constantine" on Friday, October 24.

[05/11/14 - 09:34 AM]
Video: NBC's Fall Trailers for "A to Z," "Bad Judge," "Constantine," "Marry Me," "The Mysteries of Laura" & "State of Affairs"
Get your first look at the Peacock's first wave of new series for next season.

[05/11/14 - 09:33 AM]
Fresh Comedies, Captivating Dramas and Highly Popular Returning Series Highlight NBC's Well-Balanced and Dynamic 2014-15 Primetime Schedule
NBC is on track to win the traditional September-to-May primetime season in adults 18-49 for the first time in 10 years.

[05/06/14 - 05:18 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, May 6 - Katherine Heigl-Led "State of Affairs" Latest to Series at NBC
She'll star as a top CIA analyst who assembles the president's Daily Briefing.

[03/21/14 - 11:17 PM]
Development Update: Friday, March 21
Updates include: ABC Family pulls the plug on drama pilot "Alice in Arabia"; Alfre Woodard tapped as President in NBC's "State of Affairs"; and Lindsay Sloane cast in "The Odd Couple" at CBS.

[03/19/14 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, March 19
Updates include: Sony Pictures Television to revive "Powers" for PlayStation Network; Maggie Q to lead Kevin Williamson's drama at CBS; and Sharon Gless joins ABC's "Saint Francis."

[03/18/14 - 11:37 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, March 18
Updates include: David Cross to play the "Dead Boss" on FOX; Sally Hawkins, Catherine Keener bound for FX's "How and Why"; and CBS places its single-camera comedy pilot "Taxi-22" on hold.

[03/17/14 - 11:50 PM]
Development Update: Monday, March 17
Updates include: Nick at Nite's "See Dad Run" to end after three seasons; Jason Jones to lead NBC's "Love Is Relative"; and Georgia King is the latest bound for CBS's "The Odd Couple."

[03/05/14 - 11:01 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, March 5
Updates include: Patricia Arquette to lead latest "CSI" spin-off at CBS; Diogo Morgado cast in The CW's "The Messengers"; and Penelope Ann Miller, Timothy Hutton board ABC's "American Crime."

[01/19/14 - 09:53 AM]
NBC Pilot Orders - "State of Affairs," Untitled Amy Poehler Project
Katherine Heigl toplines the former drama while Natasha Lyonne will lead the latter comedy.

[09/09/13 - 11:08 PM]
Development Update: Monday, September 9
Updates include: Katherine Heigl-led drama lands at NBC; Patricia Breen to import "Dead Boss" at FOX; and Simon Merrells joins the cast of The CW's "The Tomorrow People."







STATE OF AFFAIRS (NBC)
Premieres Monday, November 17
BROADCAST HISTORY:
11/17/14 - ???
STATUS:
new this fall (yet to premiere)
TIME SLOT:
mondays from 10:00 PM-11:00 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (13 episodes)
DESCRIPTION:
(from NBC's press release, May 2014) Each day the President is faced with dozens of life and death decisions, and to prioritize the biggest international crises facing the country, one top CIA analyst - Charleston Tucker (Katherine Heigl, "Grey's Anatomy") - assembles the President's Daily Briefing (PDB). This list of the most vital security issues facing the nation brings with it moral and political judgment calls for Charleston and her trusted group of brilliant analysts at the agency. Aside from the political minefields she has to walk, Charlie has a close personal relationship with the President (Alfre Woodard, "Desperate Housewives") because she was once engaged to her son before a tragic terrorist attack took his life. Charlie survived that attack and is now determined to bring the perpetrators to justice. Navigating a complex personal life and a pressure-cooker profession is, of course, a challenge, and Charlie sometimes engages in boundary-pushing behavior to avoid facing her grief. But when the clock strikes 2 a.m., she is all about her job - protecting her nation, serving her President and still trying to get to the bottom of her fiancé's murder that will reveal itself as a shocking mystery.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Adam Kaufman as Lucas Newsome
· Alfre Woodard as President Constance Payton
· Cliff Chamberlain as Kurt Tannen
· Katherine Heigl as Charleston Tucker
· Leslie Odom, Jr. as Mitchell Manning
· Sheila Vand as Maureen James
· Tommy Savas as Dashiell Greer
CREW INFORMATION:
· Bob Simonds as EP
· Henry Crumpton as EP
· Joe Carnahan as CRTR/EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Julia Franz as EP
· Katherine Heigl as EP
· Nancy Heigl as EP
· Rodney Faraon as EP
· Sophie Watts as EP
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Abishag Productions
· Bob Simonds Company, The
· Universal Television