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A CIA officer plucked from the field to become the president's daily briefer, assuming responsibility for targeting America's most critical threats while navigating the unique lifestyle that comes with such a high-powered job.

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Series cast summary:
Katherine Heigl ...  Charleston Tucker 13 episodes, 2014-2015
Alfre Woodard ...  President Constance Payton 13 episodes, 2014-2015
Adam Kaufman ...  Lucas Newsome 13 episodes, 2014-2015
Sheila Vand ...  Maureen James 13 episodes, 2014-2015
Cliff Chamberlain ...  Kurt Tannen 13 episodes, 2014-2015
Tommy Savas ...  Dashiell Greer 13 episodes, 2014-2015
David Harbour ...  David Patrick 13 episodes, 2014-2015
Chris McKenna ...  Nick Vera 13 episodes, 2014-2015
Christopher Michael Holley ...  Earl Givens 12 episodes, 2014-2015
Farshad Farahat ...  Omar Fatah 12 episodes, 2014-2015
James Remar ...  Syd 9 episodes, 2014-2015
Courtney B. Vance ...  Marshall Payton 8 episodes, 2014-2015
Nestor Carbonell ...  Raymond Navaro 7 episodes, 2014-2015
Adam Arkin ...  Victor Gantry 6 episodes, 2015
Mark Tallman ...  Aaron Payton 7 episodes, 2014-2015
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A CIA officer plucked from the field to become the president's daily briefer, assuming responsibility for targeting America's most critical threats while navigating the unique lifestyle that comes with such a high-powered job.

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All the President's men are nothing compared to her

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USA

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17 November 2014 (USA) See more »

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Assuntos de Estado See more »

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16:9 HD
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First major televised role since Grey's Anatomy for Katherine Heigl. See more »

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The National Security Act of 1947 which created the CIA charters it for the collection of overseas foreign intelligence. It is specifically forbidden from operating on US soil and cannot, as depicted in the series, operate in any sort of law enforcement capacity on US soil. See more »

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Referenced in Conan: Katherine Heigl/Drew Brees/Milo Greene (2015) See more »

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9 December 2014 | by tortuga188See all my reviews

i like this show despite its inherent weaknesses the writing is good. First off its way better than the crap Tea Leoni is doing on Madam Secretary, a single woman who is leading a show without the ever saving hubby in the background. The writing on this show is really good because it carries someone like Katherine Heigel a less than stellar actor. The rest of the characters need more development that would help to offset Heigel's weakness. We need to acknowledge progress here, a black female president I love her don't care what other critics are saying.....a female lead yeah okay she's white and a blond, we could have dropped some stereotypes but lets face it its America and capitalism we have to sell corporate advertising so let us give in to the stereotypical male fantasies here ... one more time.


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