“The Night Shift” (NBC) can be seen each Tuesday evening at 10/9 p.m. Last night’s episode on July 1, 2014 was called, “Coming Home.” It garnered 7.16 million TV viewers overall. It reached 1.5 million TV viewers in the all important 18 to 49 adult demographic. “Person of Interest” (CBS) which is in repeats, grabbed 4.85 overall & 0.7 with adults. “Celebrity Wife Swap” (ABC) nabbed 3.01 overall & 0.9 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).
“Coming Home” opened with Drew talking on his iphone with his boyfriend Rick who is coming back to Texas after an army tour of duty. The employee staff are laughing at the dating profile of their hospital boss Michael. TC goes to see Jordon to discuss that hot kiss they recently had when her boyfriend Scott came to work at San Antonio Memorial.
The bus carrying those army soldiers crashed & Rick is one of the injured victims. Scott sees TC & Jordon come to the hospital together. Drew asks TC to work on Rick whose leg is severed. Drew completely freaks out & asks TC not to amputate Rick’s leg.
Jordon lies to Scott when he confronts her about bringing TC to the hospital. He doesn’t like it & hopes it doesn’t happen again. A soldier is attracted to Krista who needs special attention as blood seeps from his eyes. Kenny asks Michael if he can have a few weekends off & in return he will help Michael with his dating profile. Drew falls apart behind the hospital because he can’t help Rick as much as he wants to.
As Kenny helps Michael with his dating profile. Michael looks at Dr. Landry De La Cruz through a window & says he is attracted to a woman like her. Landry just broke off her fling with TC who asks her to talk with Rick because they might have to amputate his leg. Jordon, Topher & TC are trying to figure out why the army patient is bleeding through his eyes.
Jordon quietly discusses with TC about the lie she told Scott. She also reveals that she has guilt over their kiss. Scott is angry because TC is holding up on amputating Rick’s leg. They get into a fist fight & it’s over Jordon who finally tells Scott she had lied to him. Topher sets TC straight & tells him to walk away from Jordon.
Will they amputate Rick’s leg? Can TC let go of Jordon? Will Drew ever tell his fellow employees that he is gay? You can watch the full episode of “Coming Home” at Hulu.