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Air Date: October 12th, 2014

Network: Showtime

Series Summary
Married couples' lives intertwine when two people begin an affair.

Rating: TVMA

Genres: Drama

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  • That we never really know the people whom we love is a powerful, popular theme that fits snugly into the thriller and horror genres (think of “Rosemary’s Baby” and all those early ’90s erotic thrillers) but to see it rendered so artfully and crisply and unsentimentally as a weekly drama is to understand why we are so often informed that we live in a golden age of TV. Show More

  • As was the case with the controversial "In Treatment," those with no patience for self-analysis or a psychologically minded view of relationships may find The Affair slow going. But the mystery element should keep even impatient viewers guessing. Show More

  • The Affair is subtle, smart and an intelligent examination of the way in which we are all the unreliable narrators of our own lives. Show More

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Awards

Nominated Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
Winner Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television
Nominated Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama
Winner Best Television Series - Drama