While they’re working at their nonprofit clinic hours away from Atlanta, Nic and Mina (Emily VanCamp, Shaunette Renée Wilson) treat a patient whose ventricular assist device is failing and needs a new battery as soon as possible in the new episode “Best Laid Plans.” Back at Chastain, Conrad (Matt Czuchry) gets a call from a desperate former patient being sued by Red Rock Medical to collect medical expenses he can’t come close to paying. Manish Dayal, Bruce Greenwood and Morris Chestnut also star.
Host Henry Louis Gates Jr. challenges widely held preconceptions about America’s past as he reveals unexpected details in the family trees of singer-actress Queen Latifah and Jeffrey Wright (“Westworld”). The discoveries wind up clarifying and redefining both guests’ senses of the black experience in the new episode “This Land Is My Land.”
The hit family drama returns from midseason hiatus with a new episode called “Light & Shadows,” which finds Kevin (Justin Hartley) setting out on a serious quest to find a romantic partner. Elsewhere, Randall (Sterling K. Brown) makes a trip to Los Angeles to be with Rebecca (Mandy Moore), and Kate (Chrissy Metz) meets Toby’s (Chris Sullivan) friends from the gym.
Helen and Max (Freema Agyeman, Ryan Eggold) find themselves in a potentially deadly situation when the hospital goes into lockdown after patients from Rikers escape from their beds in the new episode “Code Silver.” Elsewhere, Iggy (Tyler Labine) is forced to confront some issues in his marriage, and Bloom (Janet Montgomery) must set aside her pain to help a patient in need.