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STATE OF AFFAIRS

Nov. 17, NBC
Charleston Tucker (Katherine Heigl, in her first TV series since Grey's Anatomy) is a CIA analyst who advises President Constance Payton (Alfre Woodard) and has a close personal relationship with the Commander in Chief, having been engaged to her son. "She's a woman who is very smart and in a powerful position in a very intense, high-pressure, high-stakes job," explains Heigl. "But she is also very emotionally complicated and is a little bit of a rebel."