NEW YORK — “Homeland” and “The Americans” have made believers out of skeptics who said shows about intelligence had gone the way of the
Now the trend is spilling over to broadcast. At its upfront presentation in New York on Monday,
In "State of Affairs,"
In "Allegiance," a midseason show from thriller film director George Nolfi and “Homeland” veteran Avi Nir,
Touted drama pilot "Odyssey" most directly goes to the "
All of this comes as NBC itself finds success with freshman series
On Monday the network was keen to put the series front and center. It announced a midseason move to Thursday and a coveted post-Super Bowl slot. It even taped a bit with Spader incorporating ad buyers at the presentation to help it play to the room. And for good reason: The show has been the biggest success of a ratings-revived NBC.