‘The Night Shift’ Episode Guide (July 6): A Concert Fireworks Explosion Causes Chaos

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‘The Night Shift’ Episode Guide (July 6): A Concert Fireworks Explosion Causes Chaos

“By Dawn’s Early Light” (07/06/16) – TC (Eoin Macken) and Topher (Ken Leung) rush to the scene of a concert where a fireworks explosion has caused massive chaos. As the two jump in to manage the mess, a second explosion causes problems for one of our own.

Syd (recurring guest star Jennifer Beals), returns from Afghanistan and helps out with the team at San Antonio Memorial but finds herself grappling with best plans for herself and her young daughter. Drew (Brendan Fehr) tries to help but runs afoul of their unique family dynamic. Paul (Robert Bailey Jr.) and Shannon (Tanaya Beatty) put aside their differences to treat a patient and find they have more in common than they thought.

Meanwhile, Jordan (Jill Flint) and Scott (Scott Wolf) treat a patient injured in the fireworks explosion and have a chance to address some simmering differences.

NBC’s hit drama “The Night Shift” is back for season three this summer.

The night shift team of doctors and nurses at San Antonio Memorial’s emergency room are anything but ordinary. The risks they take to save lives straddle the line between heroic and impulsive, but are always worth it.

As season two concluded, the night shift team was pulled in many directions — from TC Callahan (Eoin Macken) and Topher Zia’s (Ken Leung) life-changing return to Afghanistan to Dr. Jordan Alexander’s (Jill Flint) tragic miscarriage.

Season three picks up four months later and the crew is navigating wildly different paths. Relationships are changing, new doctors are arriving and everyone is looking at their lives from a fresh perspective. As TC and Jordan still struggle with the line between their personal and professional relationship, our heroes throw themselves into their life-saving work.

Newlywed Drew Alister (Brendan Fehr) is now stationed in Afghanistan, where he meets the accomplished Dr. Syd Jennings (Jennifer Beals). A fearless major in the Army, Syd has worked with the Cultural Support Team in conjunction with Ranger and Special Forces units.

Surgeon Scott Clemmens (Scott Wolf) continues to feel the emotional and financial effects of his tragic car accident that left a young man paralyzed. Under Scott’s tutelage, Paul Cummings (Robert Bailey Jr.) starts his surgical residency this season, but has to watch out for the spunky and outspoken new intern, Shannon Rivera (Tanaya Beatty). Shannon was recruited by Jordan after impressing her at a reservation clinic.

Topher, who is fully recovered from his season-one injuries and bored with the administrative aspects of his job, looks for more adventure in his work while still balancing his duties as a husband and father. Charge nurse Kenny Fournette (JR Lemon) continues his relationship with Gwen (Merle Dandridge) while making sure the ER is running in top form.

“The Night Shift” is produced by Sony Pictures Television Inc. Gabe Sachs and Jeff Judah (“Freaks and Geeks,” “Diary of a Wimpy Kid”) serve as executive producers and writers. Pierre Morel (“Taken”) was executive producer and director on the pilot episode.


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