TV Review: 9-1-1 Lone Star (Sky Witness) – Season One

A spin-off to 9-1-1, the Sky Witness series 9-1-1: Lone Star, created for Fox by Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk, and Tim Minear, aired in the UK in September 2020. Focusing on a set of fire, police, and ambulance departments located in Austin, Texas, the series follows a team – Owen (Rob Lowe), Michelle (Liv Tyler), TK (Ronen Rubinstein, Grace (Sierra McClain), Judd (Jim Parrack), Marjan (Natacha Karam), Paul (Brian Michael Smith), Carlos (Rafael L. Silva), and Mateo (Julian Works) – as they work to save people’s lives while trying to solve their own personal problems.

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TV Review: Ratched (Netflix) – Season One

Created by Ryan Murphy and Evan Romansky, Ratched serves as a prequel to Ken Kesey‘s 1962 novel One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, following the titular character, Nurse Mildred Ratched (Sarah Paulson). Airing on Netflix in September 2020, the series begins in 1947 when Mildred arrives in Northern California to seek employment at a leading psychiatric hospital, where new and unsettling experiments have begun on the human mind. On a clandestine mission, Mildred presents herself as the perfect image of what a dedicated nurse should be, but as she begins to infiltrate the mental health care system and those within it, Mildred’s stylish exterior belies a growing darkness that has long been smouldering within.

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TV Review: 9-1-1 (Sky Witness) – Season Three

The third season of Sky Witness’s 9-1-1, created by Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk and Tim Minear and follows the lives of Los Angeles first responders: police officers – Athena (Angela Bassett) – paramedics – Hen (Aisha Hinds) and Chimney (Kenneth Choi) – firefighters – Bobby (Peter Krause), Buck (Oliver Stark), and Eddie Diaz (Ryan Guzman) – and dispatchers – Maddie Kendall (Jennifer Love Hewitt). The latest season picks up 5 months after the events of the last season as a massive tsunami hits the Santa Monica Pier.

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