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'State of Affairs' Premieres Tonight on NBC

Chris L. McKenna and Katherine Heigl in State of Affairs.
State of Affairs premieres tonight at 10 p.m. ET/PT on NBC.

CIA Analyst Charleston Tucker (Katherine Heigl, Grey's Anatomy) still can't remember what really happens a year ago when the diplomatic convoy she was on was attacked in Kabul. While she and then-Senator Payton (Alfre Woodard, Desperate Hosuewives) barely made it out alive, Charlie's fiancé, Payton's son Aaron (guest star Mark Tallman), wasn't so lucky. Today is the one-year anniversary of Aaron's death; Payton is president, Charlie is her CIA briefer and together they're faced with a choice - try and avenge Aaron's death by going after Fatah (guest star Farshad Farahat), the terrorist responsible for the convoy attack, or hold off in favor of taking down his entire network in the future.

The cast includes Adam Kaufman as Lucas Newsome, Sheila Vand as Maureen, Cliff Chamberlain as Kurt, Tommy Savas as Dashiell Greer, David Harbour (The Newsroom, As the World Turns) as David Patrick and Chris L. McKenna (The Young and the Restless) as Nick Vera.

Watch a sneak peek below:





Guest starring are Ramsey Faragallah and Derek Ray.

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