NBC has released the Official Synopsis of State Of Affairs episode “Deadcheck” (1.13) that will be aired February 16, 2015.
With the President’s support and her 7th floor team backing her, Charlie (Katherine Heigl) quits the CIA in order to try and keep her promise of tracking down and killing Omar Fatah (guest star Farshad Farahat) before he and Ar Rissalah can continue their devastating attacks on the homeland. Meanwhile, President Payton (Alfre Woodard) faces adversity after Victor Gantry (guest star Adam Arkin), the head of TKG, threatens to tell the public that Sheikh Hakam doesn’t exist. David Patrick (David Harbour), unaware of the TKG meetings, threatens to quit after being left in the dark and the 7th floor team gathers to do whatever they can to help Charlie, who is off the grid, halfway across the world.
Adam Kaufman, Sheila Vand, Cliff Chamberlain and Tommy Savas also star. Guest starring Nestor Carbonell, Chris L. McKenna, Courtney B. Vance and James Remar.
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.