‘The Last Ship’ Episode Guide (Aug. 3): Chandler’s Team Attempt a Rescue Mission

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‘The Last Ship’ Episode Guide (Aug. 3): Chandler’s Team Attempt a Rescue Mission

“SOS” (08/03/14) – After picking up a distress call near Jamaica, Chandler and a small team stage a rescue attempt. But a surprise attack leaves Chandler and Tex stranded at sea. Slattery and the crew search desperately to find their lost at sea Captain and his comrade, hoping to do so before their enemies beat them to it.

This episode was directed by Michael Katleman and written by Jessica Butler & Jill Blankenship.

This summer, TNT is going to take take viewers on an action-packed ride with the exciting new drama series “The Last Ship,” starring Eric Dane (“Grey’s Anatomy”) and executive-produced by blockbuster filmmaker Michael Bay (“Transformers”).

“The Last Ship” opens with a global catastrophe that nearly decimates the world’s population. Because of its positioning, the Navy destroyer U.S.S. Nathan James avoids falling victim to the devastating tragedy. But now, Captain Tom Chandler (Dane) and his crew must confront the reality of their new existence in a world where they may be among the few remaining survivors. Rhona Mitra (Strike Back) plays Rachel Scott, a strong-willed, intelligent and fearless paleomicrobiologist assigned to the ship. Adam Baldwin (Firefly, Chuck) is XO Mike Slattery, a former homicide detective and Chandler’s second-in-command.

Also starring in “The Last Ship” are Travis Van Winkle (“Heart of Dixie”), Charles Parnell (“Pariah”), Christina Elmore (“Fruitvale Station”), Sam Spruell (“Snow White and The Huntsman”) and Marissa Neitling (“Leverage”).

Based on William Brinkley’s popular novel, “The Last Ship” comes to TNT from Bay’s Platinum Dunes and its partners, Brad Fuller and Andrew Form, whose credits include the upcoming “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.” Bay, Fuller and Form serve as executive producers, along with showrunner Hank Steinberg (“Without a Trace,” “The Nine”), Steven Kane (“The Closer”) and director Jack Bender (“Lost”). Steinberg and Kane wrote the series pilot, which was directed by Jonathan Mostow (“U-571”).

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