The Affair's Final Season: Get Premiere Date, Scoop on a Blast From the Past

TVLine | 6/4/2019 | Ryan Schwartz
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The Affair‘s end is nigh, now that Showtime has announced a final season premiere date. The 11-episode sendoff is set to launch on Sunday, Aug. 25 at 9/8c.

As previously reported, a portion of The Affair‘s fifth season will jump ahead roughly two or three decades in order to tell a story centered on Alison and Cole’s now-adult daughter Joanie, played by True Blood vet Anna Paquin. Joanie returns to a climate change-ravaged Montauk to piece together the truth about what happened to her late mother (played by former cast member Ruth Wilson), bringing the show’s narrative full circle.

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All told, Season 5 of The Affair finds the characters “coming to terms with the consequences of their choices, as they make the realization that if they really want to change their futures, they must first face the past. This final season is about how everything does really fall apart in the end, but somewhere in that wreckage, the seeds of change finally sprout.”

In addition, per a new logline from Showtime, “Helen (played by Maura Tierney) begins the season involved in an intoxicating new affair with Sasha Mann (Bron/Broen‘s Claes Bang), a...
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