scandalous tv affairsOne TV show theme that hasn't lost its steam over the years would have to be the issue of infidelity. Soap operas, dramas, sitcoms, and even procedurals have had their characters cheat in the interest of a shocking plot twist, emotional arc, or sexy scene.

Showtime's "The Affair" is one of the latest shows anchored around the idea of adultery. The provocative new series follows the emotional aftermath of an extramarital affair, and is told from both the male and female perspectives. Well, that got us thinking about some of the steamiest affairs we've ever laid our eyes on in television's recent history.

Check out 7 of the most scandalous TV affairs ever, below. It's total guilt-free fun!

"The Affair" airs Sundays at 10 PM on Showtime. Find out where you can watch the premiere for free right here.

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