Wednesday, August 26, 2015

State of Affairs: Personal and national security issues make for a compelling drama

Meet Charlie, a young, ambitious, accomplished but heartbroken woman into the center of the affairs of the most powerful nation in the world.

Former Grey’s Anatomy star Katherine Heigl stars as Charleston Tucker, a top CIA analyst who works on the President’s Daily Briefing (PDB). Eating moral dilemmas for breakfast, she and her team of other brilliant agency analysts help the President prioritize national and international matters in a complex world heavily tinged with politics.


It isn’t just business as usual for Charlie, however, as she shares a bond with her boss, as the President of the United States (Alfre Woodward) also happens to be the mother of her slain fiancĂ©. Prepare to be enthralled as the Charlie slowly untangles the web that seems to tie her personal grief with her work.

The cast also includes Adam Kaufman, Sheila Vand, Cliff Chamberlain, Tommy Savas and David Harbour.   Writer-director Joe Carnahan (“The Blacklist”) serves as executive producer with Dario Scardapane, Katherine Heigl, Nancy Heigl, Robert Simonds, Sophie Watts, Henry Crumpton, Rodney Faraon and Julia Franz. “State of Affairs is a production of Universal Television, Bob Simonds Company and Abishag Productions.

State of Affairs premieres August 31, Monday, at 8:50pm  (National Heroes Day Premiere) at SONY Channel.
Sony Channel is seen on SKYCable Channel 35, Cignal Digital TV Channel 60, Destiny Cable Channel 62, Cable Link Channel 39.