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The Affair (TV Series)

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The Affair (TV Series)
Running time
50 min.
United States United States
Hagai Levi, Sarah Treem, Dan LeFranc, Melanie Marnich, Eric Overmyer, Alena Smith, Kate Robin, Anya Epstein, Stuart Zicherman, Abe Sylvia, David Henry Hwang, Sarah Sutherland, Sharr White, Jaquen Castellanos, Katie Robbins, Donal Lardner Ward, Lydia R. Diamond, Mike Batistick, Itamar MosesSee 15 More
Marcelo Zarvos. Theme: Fiona Apple
Steven Fierberg, Tod Campbell, Joe Collins, Robert McLachlan, Jim Denault, Manuel Billeter
Broadcast by: Showtime
TV Series. Drama. Romance. Mystery
TV Series (2014-2019). 5 Seasons. 53 Episodes. The Affair explores the emotional effects an affair between a married waitress at a Hamptons' diner and a teacher who spends he summer at his in-laws estate on the island. The extramarital relationship between Noah Solloway (Dominic West) and Alison Lockhart (Ruth Wilson) begins when they meet in the resort town of Montauk in Long Island, New York. Noah is a New York City schoolteacher who has had one novel published and is struggling to write a second book. He is happily married to Helen Solloway (Maura Tierney) with four children, but he resents his dependence on his wealthy father-in-law. Alison is a young waitress trying to piece her life and marriage to Cole Lockhart (Joshua Jackson) back together in the wake of her child's sudden death. The story of the affair is depicted from Noah's and Alison's perspectives respectively.

Fifth and final season: release date on August 25, 2019.

The 11-episode fifth season, featuring several cast changes without Ruth Wilson y Joshua Jackson, will partly take place 20-30 years after the events of season four, featuring Anna Paquin as an adult Joanie Lockhart trying to figure out what happened to her mother.
2016: Emmy: Nominated for Best Supporting Actress (Maura Tierney)
2015: Golden Globes: Best Supporting Actress (Maura Tierney)
2014: Golden Globes: 2 Awards, Best Television Series Drama & Actress (Wilson)
2016: Critics Choice Awards: Nominated for Best Supporting Actress (Tierney)
2015: Critics Choice Awards: Nominated for Best Supporting Actress (Tierney)
2019: Satellite Awards: Nominated for Best Drama Series
2017: Satellite Awards: Nominated for Best Drama Series & Actress (Wilson)
2016: Satellite Awards: Best TV Series Drama (Dominic West). 4 Nominations
2015: Satellite Awards: Best Actor in TV Series Drama (Dominic West)
2014: Satellite Awards: 2 Nom, Best Series Drama & Actress Series Drama (Wilson)
2018: Writers Guild of America (WGA): Best Screenplay in Episodic Drama
2014: Writers Guild of America (WGA): Nominated for Best Screenplay New Series
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