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

  • Jennifer Lopez VMAs

    TV Review: MTV's Video Music Awards Were Low on Star Power

    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 […]

  • Nicki MinajMTV Video Music Awards, Press

    VMAs 2018: All the Off-Camera Action Inside Radio City Music Hall and Backstage

    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 […]

  • MadonnaMTV Video Music Awards, Show, New

    Twitter Roasts Madonna for Her Aretha Franklin VMAs Tribute

    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 […]

  • Avicii, (Performance)Denim & Supply Ralph Lauren

    Avicii Wins Posthumous VMA for Best Dance Video

    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 […]

  • Bobby Lytes Wears 'Make America Gay

    Bobby Lytes Wears 'Make America Gay Again' to VMAs

    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 […]

  • Justin Brescia (L) Stephanie Pratt (2-L)

    MTV Reboots 'The Hills' With Original Cast Members

    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 […]

  • Jon Stewart Helps Rescue Goats That

    Jon Stewart Helps Rescue Goats That Captured New York's Attention

    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