In a world where watching a show isn’t as great as tweet-watching it, there is so much syndicated drama to keep your eyes and fingers occupied. Most of them were probably written by Shonda Rhimes but there’s still enough DVR space to go around. Enter NBC’s new political drama, State of Affairs. Headlines by Alfre Woodard, who plays President Constance Payton, and Katherine Heigl, as CIA boss chick Charleston “Charlie” Tucker, there are hints of The Blacklist, Scandal and Homeland while still holding its own on 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. But if you’re #TeamGladiator, here are reasons why you should tune into NBC tonight (Monday, Nov. 17) at 10/9c.