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The Affair

  1. counterpoint
    The Affair Creator Says She Worked Closely With Ruth Wilson on Sex ScenesShe also says Showtime failed to let her handle conflict on set more effectively.
  2. drama
    Ruth Wilson Left The Affair After Showrunner Frequently Coerced Sex ScenesWilson felt showrunner Sarah Treem pressured her into doing “titillating” scenes.
  3. overnights
    The Affair Series-Finale Recap: The Stories We TellA poignant, nostalgic end feels right for a show that was always about looking back, and trying to remember the best possible version of the past.
  4. spoilers
    Maura Tierney Says Good-bye to Helen, Noah, and The Affair“I’m not sure exactly how or why, but it ended up being about Noah and Helen. And that didn’t feel weird to me.”
  5. spoilers
    The Affair Showrunner Explains Why That Ending Felt Like ‘The Right Thing to Do’“This is not a show that brings people to justice. This show is about the long-term effects of the choices we make.”
  6. overnights
    The Affair Recap: Putting Out the FiresThe second-to-last episode ever goes back to a time before murder mysteries, secret abortions, phantom guards, and robot gardens.
  7. the affair
    Busy Tonight Is Still on TV, But Only in the Universe of The AffairBusy Philipps herself was apparently surprised to discover this.
  8. overnights
    The Affair Recap: A Bad-Boy ProblemAs Noah gets his Me Too moment, the women in his life grapple with their already-complicated feelings about him.
  9. overnights
    The Affair Recap: Telling on YourselfNoah is surrounded by people who are giving him good advice, and he doesn’t just ignore it, he actively rejects it.
  10. overnights
    The Affair Recap: Face OffNoah may be on the verge of getting canceled, while future Joanie has found a true enemy to fight.
  11. back into the ocean
    How Climate Change Became The Affair’s Most Consequential CharacterShowrunner Sarah Treem explains the thinking behind the final season’s dire forecast for what life looks like in 34 short years.
  12. overnights
    The Affair Recap: The Past Is PresentAn entire installment devoted to Joanie’s visit to Montauk ends with a big realization about her mother, and perhaps some level of healing.
  13. overnights
    The Affair Recap: Real Tough MothersA scattered episode gives us yet another new perspective, and confirms that nothing good happens when someone on this show drives a car.
  14. overnights
    The Affair Recap: Noah, Know ThyselfThe production of Descent has unleashed the opportunity to dig into the fact that, yeah, Noah sucks.
  15. overnights
    The Affair Recap: The Beginning of the End Gets GrimThe fifth and final season begins by focusing not on the lingering memory of Alison, but another departure from this mortal coil.
  16. timelines
    Recapping the Mystery of Ruth Wilson’s The Affair DepartureHer character was unexpectedly killed off and she (and her co-stars) can’t discuss what happened. Why?
  17. now where were we?
    Catching Up on The Affair’s 4 Seasons of Wild DramaThe Showtime drama has never lacked for twists and turns, so here’s a refresher on where each character stands going into the fifth and final season.
  18. tv review
    The Affair: Once More Into the OceanMaura Tierney’s performance anchors the Showtime drama as it navigates its fifth and final season.
  19. trailer mix
    The Affair Season 5 Trailer: Oh Hey, Anna Paquin’s in This Show NowStill moody.
  20. finales
    A Complete Guide to Every TV Show Ending in 2019So long and farewell, sweet content.
  21. departures
    The Affair’s Dominic West Never Talked With Ruth Wilson About Her Pay GapWilson’s surprise departure from the show came earlier this year.
  22. sure!
    The Affair to Jump Into the Future With Anna Paquin, Climate ChangeShe’ll play the now-adult daughter of Ruth Wilson and Joshua Jackson.
  23. the affair
    Ruth Wilson Says There’s ‘A Much Bigger Story’ Behind Her Affair ExitSo what is the truth!
  24. car accidents
    The Affair’s Maura Tierney Was Hospitalized After Being Struck by CarLuckily she escaped with no major injuries and only a few paparazzi photos.
  25. tv review
    The Affair Is Ridiculous But I Still Can’t Quit ItThe fourth season took a ton of absurd, soapy turns. But trying to divorce it was impossible.
  26. party reports
    Ruth Wilson Says She Had ‘No Say’ About The Affair DeathShe had other ideas.
  27. spoilers
    The Affair Reveals the Shocking Truth Behind a Major DeathThe answer was right in front of us all along.
  28. series finales
    The End of The Affair Will Come After Season 5It’s a planned conclusion, not a cancellation.
  29. chat room
    The Affair Star Omar Metwally on Dr. Vic’s Tragic News and Helen’s Betrayal“As usual with The Affair, everybody’s to blame.”
  30. 9 Shows to Stream Right Now Before Summer TV Comes BackYour summer-TV prep begins now.
  31. close reads
    TV’s Newest Genre: Beautiful People Behaving Badly by the SeaWhy Big Little Lies is the latest and greatest example.
  32. overnights
    The Affair Season Finale Recap: The Most Important JobThe Showtime drama hits rock bottom with an utterly terrible finale.
  33. overnights
    The Affair Recap: Man in the MirrorAt last, The Affair answers the season’s big question about Noah.
  34. overnights
    The Affair Recap: The Awful TruthCole’s love for Alison may lead to his undoing.
  35. overnights
    The Affair Recap: Welcome HomeNoah and Helen are a match made in hell.
  36. overnights
    The Affair Recap: Memory LaneIn a moving episode, The Affair tackles class divisions in a truly fascinating way.
  37. overnights
    The Affair Recap: Trip to Block IslandWhere do Alison and Noah go from here?
  38. overnights
    The Affair Recap: As Good As It GetsThe love between Alison and Cole is like gravity — there’s just no denying it.
  39. overnights
    The Affair Recap: Person of InterestThis is a confounding episode.
  40. overnights
    The Affair Recap: Out of the PastAlison Lockhart is Montauk’s very own madwoman in the attic.
  41. overnights
    The Affair Recap: A Haunted ManTime doesn’t heal all wounds on The Affair. It magnifies them.
  42. refreshers
    So What Happened on The Affair Last Season?The story lines to keep in mind as the third season begins.
  43. tv review
    The Affair Has Even More POVs and Mystery in Season ThreeNoah Solloway is still maddening and this show is still absorbing.
  44. vulture lists
    12 Onscreen Relationships Destroyed by a Man’s NovelWhen a literary guy decides to start working on a manuscript, watch out.
  45. roll clip!
    You Can Now Watch The Affair Season 3 Premiere on YouTubePosted ahead of its November 20 premiere.
  46. trailer mix
    New The Affair Trailer: A Time Jump Never Precludes Crippling DespairThings aren’t looking too good.
  47. accentuate the positive (and the negative)
    Ranking American Accents of TV’s Foreign ActorsWe gave leading dialect coaches a list of foreign-born actors portraying Americans on TV. Here’s their breakdown of the imitation game.
  48. overnights
    The Affair Finale Recap: Who Killed Scotty Lockhart?Noah and Alison are bound together in inescapable ways. Their love is a fragile, dangerous thing.
  49. overnights
    The Affair Recap: Our Own Traditions“All you ever wanted is more. All I ever wanted was her.”
  50. tv in 2015
    The Affair’s Noah Solloway Is TV’s Villain of the YearWhen it comes to compelling villainy, I’ll take a good old-fashioned frustrated writer with an entitlement streak.
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