NBC has released the Official Synopsis of State of Affairs episode “The War at Home” (1.10) that will be aired January 12th, 2015.
Charlie (Katherine Heigl) and the PDB team race to find the Ar Rissalah 7’s missing bombs before other members of the terrorist cell rise up and attack the homeland. In their hunt, Charlie must enlist the help of a former adversary, Professor Ahmad Ahmadi (guest star Anil Kumar). As domestic fear and suspicion builds, President Payton (Alfre Woodard) is under fire for her close ties to the CIA and faces a new political threat from Senator Burke (guest star Rex Linn). Meanwhile, Operation Bellerophon is jeopardized when Nick Vera (guest star Chris L. McKenna) and Omar Fatah (guest star Farshad Farahat) pick up a tail in the Philippines.
Adam Kaufman, Sheila Vand, Cliff Chamberlain, Tommy Savas and David Harbour also star. Guest starring Matthew Lillard and Adam Arkin.
In State of Affairs, 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.
Writer-director Joe Carnahan (“The Blacklist”) serves as executive producer with Dario Scardapane, 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.