“Black Box” Season 1 Episode 1 “Kiss the Sky” is set to be aired on Thursday, April 24, 2014 at 10.00 p.m. on ABC. Read on to find out more about the “Black Box” spoilers of the first episode of ABC’s newest drama series.
Another woman will headline the ABC prime time lineup after the hit political drama series “Scandal” wrapped up its Season 3 finale due to Kerry Washington’s pregnancy. Kelly Reilly of “Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows” will star in “Black Box,”nthe upcoming medical drama with a twist.
Deadline reported that ABC ordered a 13-episode season for “Black Box.” The series was created by Amy Holden Jones (“Mystic Pizza,” “The Relic”). It is produced by Jones, Ilene Chaiken (“The L Word”), Bryan Singer (“House”, “X-Men”), Anne Thomopoulos (“Oz”), Oly Obst, Gary Michael Walters (“Drive”, “Bobby”), David Lancaster (Broadway’s “The Bridges of Madison County”) and Michel Litvak.
The “Black Box” title pertains to the usual moniker that doctors used in calling the brain. The TV series follows how Dr. Catherine Black and her colleagues deal with their patients with rare and startling conditions.
“Black Box” Spoilers: Season 1 Episode 1 “Kiss the Sky.”
According to the official synopsis posted on ABC, Dr. Catherine Black (Kelly Reilly) is one of the best neurologist in the field today. She currently works at the Center for Neurological Research and Treatment or most commonly known as “The Cube.” She has been known for her unique ability to reach out and communicate with her patients.
Despite feeling empowered and accomplished, her bipolar disorder started to get uncontrollable. Only her psychiatrist Dr. Helen Hartramph (Vanessa Redgrave) knew all about her secret. Could it be a problem in the near future? How can the public deal when her secret is revealed?
In the pilot episode, she will also meet a mysterious new colleague at The Cube, Dr. Ian Bickman (Ditch Davey). Has she finally met her match in Bickman?
It seems that things are not also going great in Black’s personal life. She has been pressured by her boyfriend to get married. What would he do if he knew about her secret?
Zap2it posted about the interview with Amy Holden Jones during the 2014 TCA tour. Jones expressed in a statement that she wanted to showcase a medical drama series that also tackles a different medical field.
“There’s been a lot of medical shows, but there’s never been a show like this. … It’s about neurology; it’s about the 21st century view of the brain,” Jones told in a statement posted on Zap2it.
“I wanted so much to get new stories on television through a very new character. Stories that are about spectacular people outside of the range of normal, who have exceptional minds,” added Jones.
And that’s it for our “Black Box” spoilers of Season 1 Episode 1 “Kiss the Sky.” It is directed by Simon Curtis and written by Amy Holden Jones and it will air on April 24, 2014 at 10 p.m. Don’t miss “Black Box” on ABC every Thursday night. Watch out for news about “Black Box” Season 1 including more recaps and spoilers, only here at Movie News Guide (MNG).