Produced by Lincoln Square Productions, mini-series The Assets is based on the 2013 book Circle of Treason: A CIA Account of Traitor Aldrich Ames and the Men He Betrayed by Sandy Grimes and Jeanne Vertefeuile. It's 1985 and the Cold War is winding down when Sandy and her partner Jeanne set out to find the mole in the CIA. Sandy will stop at nothing to save the Soviet intelligence officers from being caught and executed. The Assets looks inside the true story of the end of the Cold War as told by the CIA. Executive producers for the series are Morgan Hertzan, Rudy Bednar and Drew Chapman.
ABC cancelled the series after episode two aired at 10 p.m. on Thursday January 9, 2014. The series resumed on Saturday June 21, 2014 at 9 p.m. to air the remaining six episodes.moreless