‘The Strain’ Episode Guide (Aug. 10): Medical Emergency Threatens Palmer’s Plan

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‘The Strain’ Episode Guide (Aug. 10): Medical Emergency Threatens Palmer’s Plan

“Runaways” (08/10/14) – With Nora gone, Eph reluctantly joins Setrakian’s quest in hopes of gathering enough evidence to warrant a citywide quarantine. Fet encounters the unexpected inside the subway tunnels, and a medical emergency threatens Palmer’s master plan. Written by Gennifer Hutchison; directed by Peter Weller.

FX’s highly-anticipated drama series “The Strain” is a high concept thriller from Academy Award nominated Filmmaker Guillermo del Toro, author Chuck Hogan and writer/producer Carlton Cuse, which is based on the best-selling vampire novel trilogy of the same title written by del Toro and Hogan.

It tells the story of “Dr. Ephraim Goodweather,” the head of the Center for Disease Control Canary Team in New York City. He and his team are called upon to investigate a mysterious viral outbreak with hallmarks of an ancient and evil strain of vampirism. As the strain spreads, Eph, his team, and an assembly of everyday New Yorkers, wage war for the fate of humanity itself.

Co-Creators, Executive Producers and Writers del Toro and Hogan co-wrote the pilot script for “The Strain,” which was directed by del Toro. Emmy Award winning Writer and Producer Carlton Cuse serves as Executive Producer/Showrunner and Writer. Gary Ungar also serves as Executive Producer. The series is produced by FX Productions. FX has ordered 13 episodes of “The Strain” for its first season which airs Sunday nights at 10 PM ET/PT.

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