You will be redirected back to your article in seconds

Ed Bernero Joins NBC’s ‘State of Affairs’ as Showrunner

Ed Bernero has joined NBC’s new Katherine Heigl drama “State of Affairs” as exec producer and showrunner.

Bernero is a drama vet and sought-after showrunner who previously held the reins of CBS’ “Criminal Minds” and NBC’s “Third Watch,” among other shows.

Heigl plays a CIA analyst tasked with giving the president his daily briefing on global security concerns. Joe Carnahan created the series and directed the pilot for Universal TV. Alfre Woodard co-stars.

State of Affairs” is slated to premiere in November in the Monday 10 p.m. slot behind “The Voice.”

More TV

  • SCANDAL - "Over A Cliff" -

    'Scandal' Series Finale Recap: The Gladiators Say Goodbye in 'Over A Cliff'

    Ed Bernero has joined NBC’s new Katherine Heigl drama “State of Affairs” as exec producer and showrunner. Bernero is a drama vet and sought-after showrunner who previously held the reins of CBS’ “Criminal Minds” and NBC’s “Third Watch,” among other shows. Heigl plays a CIA analyst tasked with giving the president his daily briefing on […]

  • Bart Peters

    Former Audience Network Exec Bart Peters Launches Big Branch Productions

    Ed Bernero has joined NBC’s new Katherine Heigl drama “State of Affairs” as exec producer and showrunner. Bernero is a drama vet and sought-after showrunner who previously held the reins of CBS’ “Criminal Minds” and NBC’s “Third Watch,” among other shows. Heigl plays a CIA analyst tasked with giving the president his daily briefing on […]

  • David Hogg

    TV News Roundup: Freeform, ABC News Team for 'Parkland: For Our Lives' Special

    Ed Bernero has joined NBC’s new Katherine Heigl drama “State of Affairs” as exec producer and showrunner. Bernero is a drama vet and sought-after showrunner who previously held the reins of CBS’ “Criminal Minds” and NBC’s “Third Watch,” among other shows. Heigl plays a CIA analyst tasked with giving the president his daily briefing on […]

  • Henrik Bastin UTA

    'Bosch' Producer Fabrik Entertainment Signs With UTA (EXCLUSIVE)

    Ed Bernero has joined NBC’s new Katherine Heigl drama “State of Affairs” as exec producer and showrunner. Bernero is a drama vet and sought-after showrunner who previously held the reins of CBS’ “Criminal Minds” and NBC’s “Third Watch,” among other shows. Heigl plays a CIA analyst tasked with giving the president his daily briefing on […]

  • Pilot -- Upon learning that Lesley

    CBS Pulls Comedy 'Living Biblically' Off Schedule

    Ed Bernero has joined NBC’s new Katherine Heigl drama “State of Affairs” as exec producer and showrunner. Bernero is a drama vet and sought-after showrunner who previously held the reins of CBS’ “Criminal Minds” and NBC’s “Third Watch,” among other shows. Heigl plays a CIA analyst tasked with giving the president his daily briefing on […]

  • Hulu Orders Middle School Comedy 'PEN15'

    Hulu Orders Middle School Comedy 'PEN15'

    Ed Bernero has joined NBC’s new Katherine Heigl drama “State of Affairs” as exec producer and showrunner. Bernero is a drama vet and sought-after showrunner who previously held the reins of CBS’ “Criminal Minds” and NBC’s “Third Watch,” among other shows. Heigl plays a CIA analyst tasked with giving the president his daily briefing on […]

  • THE HANDMAID'S TALE -- The Emmy-winning

    Everything We Know About 'The Handmaid's Tale' Season 2

    Ed Bernero has joined NBC’s new Katherine Heigl drama “State of Affairs” as exec producer and showrunner. Bernero is a drama vet and sought-after showrunner who previously held the reins of CBS’ “Criminal Minds” and NBC’s “Third Watch,” among other shows. Heigl plays a CIA analyst tasked with giving the president his daily briefing on […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content