Mark the date! NBC has announced today that Katherine Heigl’s new CIA drama State Of Affairs will debut on November 17th. The show will air on Mondays where it will take over the 10pm slot from The Blacklist when it goes on hiatus. The Blacklist will then move to a new home on Thursdays at 9pm, upon its return at the beginning of February.

Katherine Heigl As Charleston Tucker Arriving At The West Wing Katherine Heigl As Charleston Tucker Arriving At The West Wing

NBC has also launched an official web site for the show and social media pages for fans to stay connected with the latest news. Find out more about State Of Affairs after the jump and check out the explosive new trailer!

The one hour drama also stars Adam Kaufman, Sheila Vand, Cliff Chamberlain, Tommy Savas and Leslie Odom, Jr. Writer-director Joe Carnahan serves as executive producer with 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.

Katherine Heigl & Alfre Woodard In State Of Affairs

Synopsis

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) – assembles the President’s Daily Briefing.

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) 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.

Charleston Tucker Briefing President Payton Charleston Tucker Briefing President Payton

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.

From Writer/Director Joe Carnahan comes a high-octane, edge-of-your-seat thriller that could change the way you see politics, the White House and the world at large.