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Showtime's 'The Affair' looks at infidelity from multiple perspectives
Showtime's 'The Affair' looks at infidelity from multiple perspectives

Don't judge a show by its title. "The Affair," which premieres on Showtime on Oct. 19, both is and isn't about infidelity.  "We really do think of the show as a show about marriage, actually, more than a show about an affair," said co-creator Sarah Treem on Friday at the Television Critics Assn. press tour in Beverly Hills. " I think that the term 'affair' will ultimately prove to be somewhat ironic if you keep watching the show. Set in Montauk, N.Y., on the eastern tip of Long Island, the series follows the adulterous relationship between Noah (Dominic West), a writer and father of four, and Alison (Ruth Wilson), a waitress. But...

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