Like the best of TV series heavily rooted in flashback, The Affair must eventually give up its central gimmick. Season 3 looks to be that time by the first trailer, as the spoilery sneak peek reveals a major time jump, and even more betrayals to replace its central mystery.

You’re warned of full spoilers through Season 2 of Showtime’s The Affair, but where the Montauk murder-mystery ended out sending Noah Solloway (Dominic West) to prison for crimes he didn’t commit, no narrative twist will exonerate him for Scott Lockhart’s murder. Season 3's trailer teases a three-year time jump after Noah’s exit from prison, and wouldn’t you know it – at least one more affair.

Showtime also released the third season poster:


You’ll have to wait until late November to see Joshua Jackson (and his glorious beard), however, as The Affair Season 3 is slated to debut on Sunday, November 20. Check out the trailer again above, and stay tuned for the latest.