Allegiance season 1
Air weekdate:Thursday Cast:Hope Davis, Gavin Stenhouse, Scott Cohen, Floriana Lima, Margarita Levieva, Morgan Spector, Annie Ilonzeh, Alexandra Peters, Kenneth Choi Genre:Crime, Drama Channel:NBC Status:Ended
Allegiance is an emotionally-driven espionage drama about the confrontation of the two superpowers. We have a CIA agent Alex Oâ€™Connor, professionalizing in Russian cases, who one of these fine days suddenly uncovers the awful truth: his closest people - parents Mark and Katya and sister have been working for Russian intelligence agency long ago. They are long within this system in capacity of secret Russian spies although deactivated ten years ago. But now Kremlin hires them again, because it bears a terrorist act on the territory of the USA which will bring the United States to their knees. So, the new mission of Mark and Katya is to enlist Alex in the ranks of their agency. Thus the protagonist faces a very difficult choice to make: to keep allegiance to a country or take the side of his relatives. His every decision will lead to a tragedy, but sooner or later Alex will make the final judgment. And in the meantime the experienced officer weights carefully his next steps.
Allegiance season 1 episodes list:
A CIA rookie gets his first case and unknowingly investigates his parents, who are part of a Russian sleeper cell.
Katya manipulates Alex and makes him think he's mistaken when he almost exposes his parents as spies, but her lies lead to a rift in the family. Meanwhile, Victor is warned to keep the O'Connors under control and Alex teams up with an FBI agent.
In the aftermath of a violent shootout, Alex must convince the FBI to risk a dangerous covert operation to find Mikhail’s hidden cache. Meanwhile, Katya discovers one of Natalie’s most dangerous secrets, and forces her to choose between love and family.
A shocking discovery leaves Alex struggling to reconcile his theories with the evidence found at City Hall, and Sam encourages him to keep looking for clues. Meanwhile, Mark and Katya must answer for their actions when the Rezident doubts their commitment to the cause, and Natalie learns just how lethal Black Dagger will be if they don't stop it.
Alex is confronted with the reality of his family's past just as his integrity is questioned at work. The FBI suspects a mole in the organization and brings in Special Agent Faber to investigate. Faced with testifying under oath and submitting to a polygraph test, Alex must for the first time fight against his own moral standards. Meanwhile, Victor (Morgan Spector) finds a new way to keep tabs on the O'Connors, and Natalie makes a critical mistake while tracking down a lead.
Natalie must rely on an outsider to hunt down vital information on Black Dagger and risks Victor discovering her plan. Anxious to detain an SVR source before he escapes the country, Sam and Alex set up a risky sting operation in broad daylight. Meanwhile, Katya asks Alex to help throw the task force off track, and the outcome brings him face to face with Victor. Also starring Scott Cohen and Alex Peters.
The O'Connors send the task force on a wild goose chase to Italy, while Alex tracks down the Black Dagger triggerman. Giancarlo Esposito guest stars.
Victor spies on the Rezident; Alex reveals a big secret to Michelle; and Sam grows increasingly suspicious of the boy genius. Giancarlo Esposito guest stars.
Michelle's shooting puts Alex at odds with the task force. The Black Dagger triggerman makes his next move.
Wanted in connection with Michelle's disappearance, Alex accepts help from an unlikely ally.
Hunted by both the SVR and the FBI, the O'Connors go on the run, desperate to out Faber as the mole before it's too late.
Sam and Alex join forces to find Oscar Christoph; Victor plots to take down the Rezident.
The O'Connors race to stop Black Dagger before it's too late in the nail-biting season finale.