In a happy — or dramatic, depending how you feel about it — Friday surprise, Showtime posted the first episode of The Affair‘s new season ahead of its’ Nov. 20 premiere. Long-time watchers and first timers can see the new episode in its entirety for free in the YouTube video below.
The show’s third season picks up after Noah has served his prison sentence and is now teaching at a university while Alison is grappling with the decision to leave her daughter Joanie with her ex-husband (and Joanie’s biological father) Cole. Meanwhile, Helen is trying to keep her family together and worries about Noah’s post-prison wellbeing.
Watch the start of what is sure to be another juicy season of The Affair below.