The peacock network has ordered a new dramatic series called Allegiance. In the series, a CIA analyst discovers that his parents used to be Russian spies.
The cast includes Scott Cohen, Hope Davis, Margarita Levieva, Gavin Stenhouse, Morgan Spector, Annie Ilonzeh, Alexandra Peters, and Kenneth Choi.
Here’s NBC’s description:
ALLEGIANCE – Allegiance centers on Alex O’Connor, a young idealistic CIA analyst specializing in Russian affairs, who learns a shocking secret and his close-knit, affluent family is about to be split apart when its revealed that his parents, Mark (Scott Cohen) and Katya (Hope Davis) are covert Russian spies deactivated decades ago. But today the Kremlin has re-enlisted them into service as they plan a terrorist operation inside the U.S. border that will bring America to its knees. The cast also includes Margarita Levieva, Gavin Stenhouse, Morgan Spector, Annie Ilonzeh, Alexandra Peters and Kenneth Choi. Nolfi serves as executive producer with Avi Nir, Ron Leshem, Amit Cohen, Yona Wisenthal and Giyora Yahalom for Universal Television, Keshet Media and Yes!
No word on how many episodes have been ordered or when the series will air. We should know more in the coming week.
What do you think? Does this show sound like a hit or a flop? Will you check it out?