“The Night Shift” (NBC) can be seen each Tuesday evening at 10/9 p.m. Last night’s episode on June 10, 2014 was called, “Hog Wild.” In the overnight TV ratings, it garnered 6.93 million TV viewers overall. It reached 1.5 million TV viewers in the all important 18 to 49 adult demographic. “Person of Interest” (CBS) is airing repeat episodes, grabbed 4.97 overall & 0.6 with adults. “NBA finals” (ABC) 9-11 p.m. nabbed a projected 11.93 overall & 0.6 with adults.
“The Night Shift” has an ensemble cast. Here are 5 main characters, Brendan Fehr (Drew), Freddy Rodriguez (Michael Ragosa), Ken Leung (Topher), Eoin Macken (TC Callahan), Jeananne Goossen (Krista) & Jill Flint (Jordan Alexander).
“Hog Wild” opened with Drew cage fighting & he wins, but injures the man he was kick boxing. Drew is a gay man who hasn’t come out to his colleagues & friends. That is except for TC who confronted him weeks ago. A lot of girls like Drew who is a former macho army stud who just happens to be a doctor.
Drew injured his arm while fighting & asks Krista to help him get an x-ray & hide the injury from his boss Jordan. She is now the boss of the the night shift who used to date TC. Drew doesn’t like her watching over his shoulder.
TC goes to a night-time hunting expedition where they track down & kill hogs. A male lost his hand. Another female is shot with an arrow as drunk hunters run wild looking for game. Meanwhile, a young girl rides two buses to the hospital to see a doctor. Topher looks her over & finds some internal injuries. The girl’s father is angry & believes that there isn’t anything wrong with his daughter.
A huge black hog bit off the man’s hand & they have to find that hand inside the hog’s stomach. The woman who had an arrow stuck in her shoulder, pulls it out because of the pain. She begins to bleed profusely. The young girl gets a cat-scan & hears sounds that scare her. She wants out & the scan is stopped. She hugs Topher & tells him she lied about why she came to the hospital.
The woman who had the arrow stuck inside her is having problems with the blood. They have to find a different blood type. The man’s hand is inside the hog’s stomach & his wife freaks out when she thinks her sister went hunting with her husband.
The hog comes back alive & runs wild in the hospital. The girl’s father collapses in the parking lot. He is the reason why she went to the hospital to fake an illness. He denied that there is anything wrong with himself & refuses help.
What happens with the man’s hand? Can they save the father? Does Krista know Drew is gay before she kisses him?You can watch the full episode of “Hog Wild” at the official website of “The Night Shift.”