ABC Upcoming Episode Press Releases - Various Shows - 16th January 2015 By Bradley Adams (January 16, 2015, 10:45 pm)
Last Man Standing, The Middle, Nashville, Agent Carter, Forever, Fresh Off The Boat
Forever - Episode 1.14 - Hitler on the Half Shell
"Hitler on the Half Shell" - Is Karl Haas a hero or a traitor and thief? When he ends up in the morgue, it starts an explosive chain of events with Henry and Jo racing to track -- not just a murderer -- but to solve a decades old notorious art crime. Karl's son, Erik, who is an art dealer, inherited from his father priceless works of art stolen by the Nazi's during World War II. Meanwhile, Adam pays an unsuspecting Abe a furtive visit, and Henry's paternal instincts force a face-off with his nemesis. Flashbacks take Henry to 1814 where he is shocked to learn that his own father's shipping company was involved in illegal and immoral practices. Finally, Abe receives a priceless gift, on "Forever," TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 3 (10:00-11:00 p.m., ET), on the ABC Television Network.
"Forever" stars Ioan Gruffudd as Henry, Judd Hirsch as Abe, Alana De La Garza as Detective Jo Martinez, Lorraine Toussaint as Lt. Joanne Reece, Donnie Keshawarz as Detective Hanson and Joel David Moore as Lucas.
Guest starring are Burn Gorman ("Game of Thrones") as Adam, Patrick Woodall as Erik, Harris Yulin as Eli, and Daniel Gerroll as Robert.
"Hitler on the Half Shell" is written by Sarah Nicole Jones and directed by David Warren.
Agent Carter - Episode 1.05 - The Iron Ceiling
"The Iron Ceiling" - Peggy is finally trusted with a mission and calls upon her trusted Howling Commandos squad for backup. But her cover could be at risk when SSR Chief Dooley also sends Agent Thompson with her, on "Marvel's Agent Carter," TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 3 (9:00-10:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network.
"Marvel's Agent Carter" stars Hayley Atwell as Agent Peggy Carter, James D'Arcy as Edwin Jarvis, Chad Michael Murray as Agent Jack Thompson, Enver Gjokaj as Agent Daniel Sousa and Shea Whigham as Chief Roger Dooley.
Guest starring are Eddie Shin as Agent Li, Greg Serano as Agent Ramirez, Neal McDonough as Dum-Dum Dugan, Bridget Regan as Dottie Underwood, Leonard Roberts as Happy Sam Sawyer, James Austin Kerr as Junior Juniper, Richard Short as Pinky Pinkerton, Ralph Brown as Dr. Ivchenko and Jared Gertner as cryptographer.
"The Iron Ceiling" was written by Jose Molina and directed by Peter Leto.
The Middle - Episode 6.12 - Hecks on a Train
"Hecks on a Train" - After learning that Aunt Edie has passed away, the Hecks board a train with the body to take her to her final resting place in South Dakota. But along the way, Frankie accuses Mike of not being very caring or nurturing after she trips in the dining car and is helped up by another man, while Mike continues pumping out some ketchup. Axl believes that he was responsible for Aunt Edie's death because he had used the excuse that his Aunt had passed away numerous times to get extensions on his school assignments, Sue attempts to complete her college entry essay and accidentally sends it before correcting an inappropriate sentence and Brick decides to take a risk and live outside his comfort zone by befriending a complete stranger in order to live his life as freely as his late Aunt did, on "The Middle," WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 4 (8:00-8:30 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network.
"The Middle" stars Patricia Heaton as Frankie, Neil Flynn as Mike, Charlie McDermott as Axl, Eden Sher as Sue and Atticus Shaffer as Brick.
Guest starring are Bill Glass as Mr. Bushman, Michael James Bell as bartender, Hudson Borthwick as Travis, Matt Shea as professor, Vito Viscuso as man #1 and Warren Davis as man #2.
"Hecks on a Train" was written by Tim Hobert and directed by Lee Shallat Chemel.
Fresh Off The Boat - Episode 1.01 - Pilot
"Pilot" -- It's 1995 and 11-year-old hip-hop loving Eddie Huang has just moved with his family from Chinatown in Washington D.C. to suburban Orlando. They quickly discover things are very different there. Orlando doesn't even have a Chinatown -- unless you count the Huang house, on ABC's new comedy series "Fresh Off the Boat," airing in a special preview WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 4, (8:30-9:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network. The series is inspired by the best-selling memoir by Eddie Huang of the same name.
Eddie's dad, Louis, has dragged the family to the 'burbs to pursue his version of the American dream, opening Cattleman's Ranch Steakhouse, a struggling western-themed restaurant. Louis thinks that the best way to get customers in the door is to hire a white host to greet them and make them feel comfortable. Eddie's mom, Jessica, has agreed to the move, but she finds Orlando a strange place -- from the rollerblading stay-at-home moms, to the hospital-like grocery stores, to the fact that the humidity has ruined her hair.
Inspired by a true story, "Fresh Off the Boat" stars Randall Park as Louis, Constance Wu as Jessica, Hudson Yang as Eddie, Forrest Wheeler as Emery and Ian Chen as Evan. Eddie Huang provides THE VOICE over narration.
Guest starring are Lucille Soong as Grandma Huang and Paul Scheer as Mitch.
Fresh Off The Boat - Episode 1.02 - Home Sweet Home-School
"Home Sweet Home-School" - Louis and Jessica clash over how to raise the kids and how to run the restaurant. When the boys get straight A's in school, Jessica decides that their school must be too easy and takes it upon herself to give them more homework and tutor them after class. She takes the same strict approach at the restaurant (no extra croutons for anyone!), so it's up to Louis to get her to lighten up on everyone, in a special preview of "Fresh Off the Boat," WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 4, (9:31-10:00 p.m. ET) on the ABC Television Network.
"Fresh Off the Boat" stars Randall Park as Louis, Constance Wu as Jessica, Hudson Yang as Eddie, Forrest Wheeler as Emery and Ian Chen as Evan. Eddie Huang provides THE VOICE over narration.
Guest starring are Lucille Soong as Grandma Huang, Paul Scheer as Mitch and Jillian Armenante as Nancy.
"Home Sweet Home-School" was written by Kourtney Kang. Max Winkler directed.
Nashville - Episode 3.11 - I'm Not that Good at Goodbye
"I'm Not that Good at Goodbye" -- Now that Rayna has cancelled their wedding, Luke is not going quietly, and Rayna's own daughters don't take the news well, either. Juliette and Avery adjust to married life with a few bumps along the way, and Gunnar fights for custody of Micah. Sadie tries to take control of her own problems with her ex by buying a gun, and Deacon gets dire news about his medical condition, on "Nashville," WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 4 (10:00-11:00 p.m. ET) on the ABC Television Network.
"Nashville" stars Connie Britton as Rayna Jaymes, Hayden Panettiere as Juliette Barnes, Clare Bowen as Scarlett O'Connor, Chris Carmack as Will Lexington, Will Chase as Luke Wheeler, Eric Close as Teddy Conrad, Charles Esten as Deacon Claybourne, Oliver Hudson as Jeff Fordham, Jonathan Jackson as Avery Barkley, Sam Palladio as Gunnar Scott, Maisy Stella as Daphne Conrad and Lennon Stella as Maddie Conrad.
Guest starring are Judith Hoag as Tandy Hampton, Aubrey Peeples as Layla Grant, Laura Benanti as Sadie Stone, David Alford as Bucky Dawes, Gunnar Sizemore as Micah Brenner, Keann Johnson as Colt Wheeler, Briana Venskus as Gina and Nick Jandl as Dr. Caleb Rand.
"I'm Not that Good at Goodbye" was written by Debra Fordham and directed by Jan Eliasberg.
Cristela - Episode 1.12 - Mexican Mona Lisa
"Mexican Mona Lisa" - CRISTELA is thrilled to be filling in as Trent's assistant for the week since it comes along with pay. But Josh points out the road to a successful lawyer might not be best met by taking the secretary route. Meanwhile back at home, Daniela and CRISTELA learn of a missed call from Natalia's doctor and immediately fear the worst -- which prompts them to come up with a "Bucket List" for Natalia - they feel bad that she hasn't been able to experience much of what life has to offer, on "Cristela," FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 6 (8:31-9:00 p.m., ET), on the ABC Television Network.
"Cristela" stars CRISTELA Alonzo as Cristela, Carlos Ponce as Felix, Maria Canals-Barrera as Daniela, Terri Hoyos as Natalia, Andrew Leeds as Josh, Sam McMurray as Trent, Justine Lupe as Maddie, Jacob Guenther as Henry, and Isabella Day as Isabella. Stand-up sensation Gabriel Iglesias ("The Fluffy Movie") appears in a recurring role as Alberto.
"Mexican Mona Lisa" was written by Peter Murrieta and directed by John Pasquin.
Last Man Standing - Episode 4.15 - Big Brother
"Big Brother" - When a neighbor's security camera catches Vanessa spraying the neighborhood cat with a hose, an upset Mike feels like they don't have any privacy. But as Mike reviews the security footage, he also sees Mandy in a compromising situation, on "Last Man Standing," FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 6 (8:00-8:31 p.m., ET/PT) on the ABC Television Network.
"Big Brother" was written by Lisa K. Nelson and directed by John Pasquin.
"Last Man Standing" stars Tim Allen as Mike Baxter, Nancy Travis as Vanessa Baxter, Molly Ephraim as Mandy Baxter, Kaitlyn Dever as Eve Baxter, Amanda Fuller as Kristin Baxter, Jordan Masterson as Ryan Vogelson, Christoph Sanders as Kyle Anderson, Flynn Morrison as Boyd Baxter, Jonathan Adams as Chuck Larabee and Hector Elizondo as Ed Alzate.