Executive producers and consultants Rodney Faraon and Ambassador Henry Crumpton join Katherine Heigl and director Joe Carnahan to explain how real-life events inspire NBC's new thriller State Of Affairs.

Katherine Heigl - State Of Affairs: Behind The Briefing

Crumpton is the former head of the CIA's National Resources Division and deputy director of the Counter-Terrorism Center, Faraon a senior analyst and briefer to two presidents. Their role in the show is crucial in ensuring the veracity and authenticity of the stories, as Katherine explains:

Be sure to catch State Of Affairs on NBC - Monday, November 17th, 10/9C.