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[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)
DEVELOPMENT HISTORY:
9/9/13 - 3/21/14
STATUS:
currently in development (2014-2015 season)
DEVELOPMENT STAGE:
ordered to pilot
DESCRIPTION:
(from NBC's press release, January 2014) Heigl portrays a key CIA attaché who counsels the president on high-stakes incidents around the world. She balances her intense political responsibilities with a complicated personal life.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Adam Kaufman as Lucas Wright
· Alfre Woodard as President Wheeler
· Cliff Chamberlain as Brett Welker
· Katherine Heigl as Charleston Whitney Tucker
· Leslie Odom, Jr. as Mitchell Manning
· Sheila Vand as Grace Hough
· Tommy Savas as Miles Singh
CREW INFORMATION:
· Alexi Hawley as EP
· 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