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What to Watch on Monday: Heigl stars in new ‘State of Affairs’

(l-r) Katherine Heigl as Charleston Tucker and Alfre Woodard as President Constance Payton in “State of Affairs” on NBC.
(l-r) Katherine Heigl as Charleston Tucker and Alfre Woodard as President Constance Payton in “State of Affairs” on NBC. Michael Parmelee/NBC

State of Affairs (10 p.m., NBC) - This new drama stars Katherine Heigl as Charlie Tucker, a CIA analyst who heads the team that assembles the daily threat briefing for the president, played by Alfre Woodard. In the pilot episode, it has been one year since the death of Charlie’s fiancé at the hands of terrorists. A cool twist from near the end of the pilot – that her fiancé was also the president’s son – has already been revealed in trailers and show summaries from the network. All in all, not a bad show.

Also on tonight . . . .

Gotham (8 p.m., Fox) - Tonight we’re introduced to Harvey Dent, who encourages Gordon to team up with Mayor James in an attempt to close the Wayne murder case. Meanwhile, Penguin makes contact with Mooney's secret weapon.

Jane the Virgin (9 p.m., CW) - Still really loving this sweet and funny telenovela. Tonight, Jane bonds with her newly discovered father, Rogelio, until she meets his stepdaughters, who aren't very nice to her. Also, Petra gets her husband arrested and Jane wrestles with how to proceed in her relationship with Michael.

Banksy Does New York (9 p.m., HBO) - This documentary tells the story of British street artist Banksy’s “Better Out Than In” project in New York City boroughs, which won him a devoted following.

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