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Y&R's Chris McKenna Books NBC's State of Affairs


The Young and the Restless' Chris McKenna (Harding) will be moonlighting this fall. The actor tweeted he has landed a role on NBC's upcoming  Katherine Heigl and Alfre Woodard drama, State of Affairs.

The series follows Charleston "Charlie" Tucker (Heigl), a CIA analyst who creates the President's Daily Briefing on the country's most crucial security issues. Charlie not only works for President Constance Payton (Woodard), but shares a personal relationship with the Commander in Chief.  She was engaged to POTUS's son, who was killed in a terrorist attack.

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McKenna tweeted:

I'm so excited to have joined the cast of #StateOfAffairs opposite @KatieHeigl with @AlfreWoodard among others. Airing Nov. 17 on NBC

— Chris McKenna (@ChrisLMcKenna) September 3, 2014

State of Affairs debuts Nov 17 at 10 pm EST on NBC.

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