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[05/08/15 - 01:03 PM]
NBC Nixes Katherine Heigl-Led Drama "State of Affairs"
Executive producer Joe Carnahan took to Twitter to inform fans of the news this afternoon.

[02/17/15 - 08:39 AM]
Season Finale of "The Celebrity Apprentice" Grows 14% Versus Last Week's Original in 18-49 and 20% in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, February 16.

[02/17/15 - 08:32 AM]
ABC Ranks No. 1 on Monday in Adults 18-49 for the 4th Straight Week Winning All 6 Half Hours
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, February 16.

[02/10/15 - 08:51 AM]
"The Celebrity Apprentice" Matches the Sixth Week of Its Prior Cycle in Adults 18-49 and Is Up 7% In Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, February 9.

[02/10/15 - 08:31 AM]
ABC Wins Monday for the 3rd Week in a Row in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, February 9.

[02/03/15 - 08:49 AM]
"The Celebrity Apprentice" Jumps 17% Week to Week to a Regular-Slot Season High in 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, February 2.

[02/03/15 - 08:29 AM]
ABC Leads Monday Night for the 2nd Straight Week in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, February 2.

[01/27/15 - 08:45 AM]
"The Celebrity Apprentice" Matches the Highest 18-49 Rating Among 12 Telecasts in Its Prior Cycle
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, January 26.

[01/27/15 - 08:31 AM]
ABC Wins Monday in Adults 18-49 with "The Bachelor" as the Night's No. 1 Show
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, January 26.

[01/20/15 - 08:35 AM]
"The Celebrity Apprentice" Grows 7% Week to Week in 18-49 and 11% in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, January 19.

[01/20/15 - 08:33 AM]
ABC Leads FOX by 12% and NBC by 19% in Adults 18-49 on Monday
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, January 19.

[01/13/15 - 08:50 AM]
"The Celebrity Apprentice" Ties for #1 Among the Big 4 Networks in Its Time Period in 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, January 12.

[01/13/15 - 08:26 AM]
ABC Stands as Monday's Top Non-Sports Net in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, January 12.

[01/07/15 - 12:55 PM]
CBS Has All of the Top 10 Shows in 7-Day DVR Lift Among Adults 18-49 and Nine of the Top 10 Programs Among Viewers
CBS further spins the numbers for the week of December 15-21.

[01/06/15 - 08:43 AM]
Regular-Slot Debut of "The Celebrity Apprentice" Grows by 24% Versus the Premiere of the Prior Cycle
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, January 5.

[01/06/15 - 08:28 AM]
"The Bachelor" Season 19 Opener Makes ABC No. 1 on Monday in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, January 5.

[12/30/14 - 08:45 AM]
"State of Affairs" Rebroadcast at 10 p.m. Retains Its Full Lead-In in Adults 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, December 29.

[12/29/14 - 10:03 AM]
Live + 7 Ratings: ABC's "S.H.I.E.L.D." Emerges as Tuesday's #1 Broadcast Series in Adults 18-49, Beating NBC's "The Voice"
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of December 8-14.

[12/23/14 - 08:47 AM]
NBC Is Currently #1 for the Night Among the Big 4 in Adults 18-49, As Well As Adults, Men and Women 18-34
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, December 22.

[12/16/14 - 08:44 AM]
"The Voice" Is Currently Up 16% Versus Last Week in 18-49 to Its Highest Rating Since November 17
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, December 15.

[12/09/14 - 08:47 AM]
"The Voice" Wins Its Time Period Among the Big 4 in 18-49, Total Viewers and Nearly All Other Key Measures
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, December 8.

[12/09/14 - 08:26 AM]
ABC's "The Great Christmas Light Fight" Premiere Post Double-Digits Increases Year to Year in Total Viewers and Adults 18-49 to Its Best Numbers Ever
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, December 8.

[12/06/14 - 08:54 AM]
"State of Affairs" Grows by 40% in 18-49 and 2.5 Million Viewers Overall Going from Live + Same Day to Live + 3
NBC further spins the numbers for Monday, December 1.

[12/03/14 - 12:06 PM]
NBC Wins Week of Nov. 24-30 in 18-49 with Two "SNF" Telecasts Tied for #1 in 18-49, Takes Top Two Spots Among Prime Big 4 Programs in All Key Measures
NBC spins the numbers for the week of November 24-30.

[12/02/14 - 08:26 AM]
"CMA Country Christmas" Is Up for the 2nd Straight Year
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, December 1.

[12/02/14 - 08:19 AM]
"The Voice" Is the #1 Show of the Night Among the Big 4 Networks in 18-49 Demo and in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, December 1.

[11/25/14 - 08:49 AM]
"The Voice" Is Currently the #1 Big 4 Telecast of the Night in Adults 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, November 24.

[11/25/14 - 08:36 AM]
"Dancing with the Stars" Scores Season Highs and Is Up Year to Year
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, November 24.

[11/23/14 - 08:54 AM]
"Saturday Night Live," with Host Cameron Diaz, Ranks As the Night's #1 Telecast on the Big 4 Networks in 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, November 22.

[11/18/14 - 08:44 AM]
"State of Affairs" Is NBC's Second Highest Rated Drama Debut in More Than Two Years
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, November 17.

[11/18/14 - 08:33 AM]
ABC Hits Monday Season Highs - "Castle" Outdraws "State of Affairs" Debut
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, November 17.

[09/03/14 - 01:33 PM]
"NBC Primetime Preview Show" Highlights Network's New Fall Offerings
Casey Wilson and Ken Marino of the new comedy "Marry Me" will host the special.

[08/22/14 - 11:40 PM]
Development Update: Friday, August 22
Updates include: NBC shutters midseason drama "Emerald City"; Yahoo! passes on revival of FOX's "Enlisted"; and Michael Seitzman brings "Code Black" to CBS.

[08/15/14 - 11:46 PM]
Development Update: Friday, August 15
Updates include: Eddie Izzard among the latest cast in PSN's "Powers"; Miranda Otto scores role on HBO's "Westworld"; and Bex Taylor-Klaus to succeed Amy Forsyth on MTV's "Scream" pilot.

[08/11/14 - 11:39 PM]
Development Update: Monday, August 11
Updates include: Ed Harris is latest bound for HBO's "Westworld"; Patti LaBelle to guest on FX's "American Horror Story: Freak Show"; and Michael Rady to visit The CW's "Jane the Virgin."

[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)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
11/17/14 - 2/16/15
STATUS:
canceled/ended (2014-2015 season)
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
SEASON(S):
1 (13 episodes, 0 of which have yet to air)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
confirmed as canceled on 5/8/15
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