“The Night Shift” (NBC) can be seen each Monday evening at 10/9 p.m. Last night's episode was called, “Storm Watch.” It garnered 6.04 million TV viewers overall. It reached 1.2 million TV viewers in the all important 18 to 49 adult demographic. “Person of Interest” (CBS) In repeat episodes, grabbed 4.86 million TV viewers overall & 0.8 with adults. “Celebrity Wife Swap” (ABC) nabbed 3.77 million TV viewers overall & 1.3 with adults.
“The Night Shift” has an ensemble cast. Here are 6 main characters, Brendan Fehr (Drew), Freddy Rodriguez (Michael Ragosa), Ken Leung (Topher), J.R. Lemon (Kenny), Eoin Macken (TC Callahan) & Jeananne Goossen (Krista).
“Storm Watch” opened with a strong force of rain & wind that hits the local area. (KOB 4 Albuquerque weatherman Eddie Garcia is seen on TV inside hospital). Injured patients are coming into the hospital affected by the storm. Michael offers Scott Clemens the job as head of the trauma department. Scott is the new boyfriend of Jordon who runs the the night shift.
A tornado hits the area as TC & Scott go out together to a home that is damaged by the storm. They find an injured woman who tells them that she has a son who is hidden by the collapsing house. The electricity goes out at San Antonio Memorial & it has to run on back up generators.
Dr. Landry De La Cruz who is the hospital therapist is surprised by the visit of her father. He comes in with a knife stuck in his shoulder. He asks for her only & is rude to everyone. She talks to him & there is a resentment in her voice that is hostile. Topher gets a call from his wife who is involved in a car accident in the storm. She is going into labor & might give birth. Topher leaves the hospital when there is a shortage of employees.
Topher just had a vasectomy & is limping through cars on the highway stranded by the storm. He calls his daughter on her cell phone & asks to help her mother get into position as the labor pains begin. TC doesn't like Scott & Jordon tells him Scott might be the new head of the trauma department. Landry confronts her father behind the curtains of an examining area. They explode into an argument that the rest of the employees overhear. He needs $5,000 & his family threatened.
Does Topher get to his wife in time before she gives birth to twin babies? Why does Landry break up with TC? Will Scott decide to work at San Antonio Memorial? You can watch the full episode of “Storm Watch” at the official website at Hulu.