TV News: Series Pick-Up and Renewals Manifest Gets Full Season Order from NBC

TV News: Series Pick-Up and Renewals
Breaking News
October 18, 2018

Today, NBC gave Freshman series, Manifest, a full 16 episode season order. This was an increase from the original 13 episode order.  Congratulations to the cast and crew!

MANIFEST — “Unclaimed Baggage” Episode 104 — Pictured: (l-r) Josh Dallas as Ben Stone, Jenna Kurmemaj as ten year-old Olive — (Photo by: Peter Kramer/NBC/Warner Brothers)

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TV Recap: Manifest – Keeping Secrets …

Manifest
“Unclaimed Baggage” (Episode 104)
October 15, 2018

In last week’s episode, we found Kelly’s killer, Ben added security to his house, and Michaela conquered her fears and drove again. If you aren’t caught up on the episode, you can read the recap here.  We didn’t meet any new passengers from the flight, but let’s recap who we know:

  •         Michaela Stone: police officer whose fiancé married her best friend while she was missing, Ben’s sister, hearing voices since returning
  •         Ben Stone: Michaela’s brother and father to Cal, hearing music and voices in his head since returning
  •         Cal Stone:  Ben’s son, Leukemia patient – condition hasn’t changed in 5 years due to flight, treatment from Saanvi’s research may cure him
  •         Saanvi Bahl: Doctor, working on cancer research, led to breakthrough on cancer treatment 5 years prior, right before the flight.
  •         Radd: Went to Jamaica to play for philharmonic, left son behind
  •         Kelly Taylor: Gave interviews with reporters, shot at end of episode 2

Now for this week’s episode…SPOILERS AHEAD!

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TV Recap: I Feel Bad – One Lie Leads to Another …

I Feel Bad
“I Lie to My Kids”  (Episode 103)
October 4, 2018

Last week’s episode gave us some ‘me’ time.  If you haven’t caught up on the latest episode, read my recap here.  Tonight’s episode spins a web of lies…. SPOILERS AHEAD!

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TV Recap: Manifest – Own Your Truth …

Manifest
“Turbulence” (Episode 103)
October 8, 2018

Last week’s episode (read my whole recap here) introduced us to more passengers of Flight 828, so let’s recap who we know:

  • Michaela Stone: officer whose fiancé married her best friend while she was missing, Ben’s sister
  • Ben Stone: Michaela’s brother and father to Cal, hearing music and voices in his head since returning
  • Cal Stone:  Ben’s son, Leukemia patient – condition hasn’t changed in 5 years due to flight, treatment from Saanvi’s research may cure him
  • Saanvi Bahl: Doctor, working on cancer research, led to breakthrough on cancer treatment 5 years prior, right before the flight.
  • Radd: Went to Jamaica to play for philharmonic, left son behind
  • Kelly Taylor: Gave interviews with reporters, shot at end of episode 2

And now for tonight’s episode…SPOILERS AHEAD!

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TV Recap: I Feel Bad – I Want Some ‘Me’ Time …

I Feel Bad
“I Get Sick of Being Needed” (Episode 102)
September 19, 2018

If you haven’t caught up on the last episode of I Feel Bad, you can read my recap here!

Tonight’s episode of I Feel Bad is all about relaxation.  Something every parent needs, but so few get!  How far will Emet go to get a few minutes to herself … SPOILERS AHEAD!

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TV Recap: New Amsterdam – Take Your Own Advice …

New Amsterdam
“Rituals” (Episode 102)
October 2, 2018

I’ve been waiting anxiously for Episode 2 of New Amsterdam ever since the final minutes of the Pilot. I have so many questions racing through my mind about how Dr. Max Goodwin is going to handle his cancer diagnosis and his duties to his wife, the hospital, and the doctors who expect him to lead them?!?  Once again, New Amsterdam didn’t disappoint and should be THE must watch show on everyone’s list this Fall.

Catch up on what happened in the Series Premiere last week with my recap and review here!

On to tonight’s episode (BEWARE SPOILERS)!

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TV Recap: Manifest – He Is Risen …

Manifest
“Reentry” (Episode 102)
October 1, 2018

In last week’s episode, we were introduced to some of the passengers on Montego Air Flight 828:

  • Michaela Stone: officer whose fiancé married her best friend while she was missing, Ben’s sister
  • Ben Stone: Michaela’s brother and father to Cal
  • Cal Stone: Ben’s son, Leukemia patient – condition hasn’t changed in 5 years due to the flight, treatment from Saanvi’s research may cure him
  • Saanvi Bahl: Doctor, working on cancer research, led the breakthrough on cancer treatment 5 years prior, right before the flight

The passengers of Flight 828 experienced a bit of turbulence on the flight and landed 5 years into the future. Ben and Michaela started hearing voices, which helped them solve a crime.  Now, they are trying to make sense of these powers while trying to fit back into society. Catch the entire recap & review of the pilot here.

And now onto this week’s episode…SPOILERS AHEAD!

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TV Recap: Manifest – All Things Work Together For Good …

Manifest
“Pilot” (Episode 101)
September 24, 2018

Manifest is a new (sci-fi? sci-fi-esque?) drama from creator Jeff Rake (The Mysteries of Laura ) on NBC, about a routine flight that experiences some turbulence.  When the plane lands, the passengers find themselves 5 years into the future.  The passengers on board haven’t aged at all and now they must adapt to a society that moved on without them.

And now onto the episode…. (SPOILERS AHEAD!)

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TV Recap: I Feel Bad – I Don’t Want to Turn Into My Mother …

I Feel Bad
“Pilot” (Episode 101)
September 19, 2018

I Feel Bad is a new sitcom based on the book of the same name, by Orli Auslander.  Amy Poehler is one of the executive producers and it was developed for television by Aseem Batra.  NBC aired the first two episodes last Wednesday, but its future time slot will be on Thursday nights (beginning October 4), after Will and Grace.  The series stars Sarayu Blue as Emet, a working mother trying to balance the different aspects of her life, and Paul Adelstein, as David, Emet’s helpful and supportive husband.

I FEEL BAD — Pictured: “I Feel Bad” Key Art — (Photo by: NBCUniversal)

Now, onto the episode….SPOILERS AHEAD!

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