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TV News Roundup: Showtime Sets ‘The Affair’ Final Season Premiere Date

TV News Roundup: Showtime Sets ‘The Affair’ Final Season Premiere Date

In today’s roundup, Showtime sets a premiere date for the final season of “The Affair” and Starz releases the official trailer for “The Rook.”

Dates

The fifth and final season of “The Affair” will debut on Showtime on Aug. 25 at 9 p.m. Et/Pt. The new season sees the cast come to terms with the consequences of their actions after the horrific events of season 4. Helen (Maura Tierney) begins the season with a new affair with a movie star, played by guest actor Claes Bang, while Noah (Dominic West) must swallow his pride and step in to take care of his family during her absence.

The third season of “Mr. Mercedes” will premiere on Audience on Sept. 10 at 10 p.m. Et/Pt. The new season will follow the story in “Finders Keepers,” the second book in the trilogy on which the show is based. Brendan Gleeson, Justine Lupe, Jharrel Jerome

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