[WARNING: This story contains major spoilers from Tuesday's Chicago Fire. Read at your own risk!]
The pressure got to be too much for...
Jones can't cheat her way out of this one!
On Tuesday's Chicago Fire (10/9c, NBC), Dawson's deceptive former classmate from the Academy joins the team as Truck 81's new candidate. However, Jones (Daisy Betts) quickly learns that fighting fires in real life is nothing like doing them in...
Last Resort co-creator Shawn Ryan knows he could stand to gain more viewers. Thus far, the show has averaged just 7.8 million viewers and a 1.9 in the demo. Fortunately, he thinks Thursday's episode (8/7c, ABC) is an engaging hour, both for fans who have already sampled the show and newcomers who are curious about diving in.
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"I think it's a perfect time for people who haven't seen the show to come and check it out. It's a great entry point," Ryan tells TVGuide.com...
ABC's Last Resort is undoubtedly one of this TV season's boldest shows. But that also makes it one of the riskiest.
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Co-created by The Shield's Shawn Ryan and screenwriter Karl Gajdusek, Last Resort tells the story of Marcus Chaplin (Andre Braugher), the captain of the nuclear submarine the USS Colorado. When Chaplin and his executive officer Sam Kendal (Scott Speedman) question an order to fire warheads into Pakistan, their sub is fired upon by another American vessel, forcing them to take up residence on the French Polynesian island of Sainte Marina until they can piece together what happened and prove that they aren't traitors.
But can the show sustain its high-action, serialized premise on a female-skewing network like ABC? The creators certainly think so....