Midnight, Texas (2017)

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Executive Producers: Charlaine Harris
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Air Date:  Monday, July 24, 2017  
Studio: Universal Television
Genre: Television
Rating: Midnight, Texas is rated TV-14This program contains some material that many parents would find unsuitable for children under 14 years of age.


Synopsis

Welcome to a place where being normal is really quite strange. From Niels Arden Oplev, the visionary director of “Mr. Robot,” and based on the hit book series from author Charlaine Harris (“True Blood”), comes a journey into a remote Texas town where no one is who they seem. From vampires and witches to psychics and hit men, Midnight is a mysterious safe haven for those who are different. As the town members fight off outside pressures from rowdy biker gangs, ever-suspicious cops and their own dangerous pasts, they band together and form a strong and unlikely family.

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Midnight, Texas Renewed for Second Season  2/15/2018 10:05 AM EST
NBC has decided to renew "Midnight Texas" for a second season.Charlaine Harris, author of the books the series is based on said, "I am stoked at the prospect of a second season of ‘Midnight, Texas'. I can't wait to revisit my favorite town to discover what its inhabitants have been up to the past few months. Now the viewers, who've been asking me questions daily, will have their reward."The show i...  More>>

Midnight, Texas: Fiji’s secrets and Big Choice  9/18/2017 1:14 PM EST
Helloooooooo Midnighters!!!!!!!   Before I start this week's preview let me begin by apologizing for not posting a preview of this past week's episode but Hurricane Irma knocked the power out and by the time I got it back it was Wednesday and you had already seen episode eight. But now that life in Florida is getting back to normal I can go back to one of my favorite indulgences… Midnight, Texas. ...  More>>

Midnight, Texas: Love Concurs All?  9/4/2017 2:19 PM EST
Helloooooooo Midnighters!!!!!!!  Didn't you just love everyone's reactions to Joe's secret as he flew away? Classic. When he saved Creek with the power that emanated from his body it was pretty cool.  And what do we think of poor Creek?  We were sure her father was the evil one but it turned out to be her little brother Connor and Dad was just covering for him.  I feel so bad for her and her dad. ...  More>>

Midnight, Texas: Everybody Seems To Have Secrets  8/28/2017 11:25 AM EST
Helloooooooo Midnighters!!!!!!! I told all you Boji shippers out there that they might be over before they have even begun and now you know why. I like them together so I hope they resolve their issues soon and become one of my favorite couples on the show down the road. Do you think Fiji can move past Bobo's upbringing? It seems to me he rejected how he was brought up so I don't see why not. Do y...  More>>

Midnight, Texas: Hightower's Revenge  8/21/2017 11:16 AM EST
Helllloooooooo Midnighters!!!!!  How is everyone?  Excited for another new episode?  What did we all think of the succubus?  She was pretty beautiful but boy the teeth were killer!  And speaking of killer, Manfred seems pretty desperate as Hightower gets closer.  It seems he will do almost anything to get together the money to pay Hightower back.  Meanwhile did all the Fiji/Bobo shippers like the ...  More>>

Midnight, Texas: Beautiful but Dangerous  8/14/2017 11:57 AM EST
Helloooooooo Midnighters!!!!!!!  Did you like Lem's backstory?  Wasn't it nice watching everyone band together to defeat the vampires ready to destroy the town?  Do you want more…because it's coming.  The evil vampires this past week was just the tip of the proverbial iceberg and it looks like things will be heating up as the season movies along.Episode four offers us another new, ugly monster mak...  More>>

Midnight, Texas: The Vampire Lemuel  8/7/2017 2:36 PM EST
Helloooooooo Midnighters!!!!!!! Are you hooked yet?  Craving more from the folks of your new favorite town?  Well no worries, there is plenty more to come. Are you ready for round three because it's coming along with more evil? The coming weeks will introduce us to more of the characters living in Midnight along with some other "creatures" but this week we get to focus on your new favorite vampire...  More>>

Midnight, Texas: What is the Rev Hiding?  7/31/2017 9:23 AM EST
Helloooooooo Midnighters!!!!!!! So what did you think of episode one?  Did you fall in love with Manfred yet? Do you think Bobo Killed Aubrey in a fit of rage? Are you curious about Olivia and Lem?  What's the deal with the Rev? Isn't Fiji the sweetest…and did I mention that the cat talks (I'm pretty sure I did)?!?  Are you hooked yet?  No?  Well just wait for the next few episodes.
Speaking of, l...  More>>

Does Bestselling True Blood Author Charlaine Harris Have Another...  7/24/2017 1:57 AM EST
New York Times best selling author Charlaine Harris knows how to write an engaging story.  Her descriptive novels about vampires, werewolves and other supernatural creatures are entertaining page turners that keep readers coming back for more.  They also make for great television, as her Sookie Stackhouse Series became the basis for HBO's hit show, True Blood.  This week both Harris and NBC hope t...  More>>


Midnight, Texas Series Review


Helloooooooo Midnighters!!!!!!!   Are you ready For Season Two?!?  We've had a long hiatus but the wait is finally over as NBC's Midnight, Texas returns to television this week.

Before we get into the details of season two episode one, let's recap shall we?  When we left our favorite crew of supernaturals and outcasts they had just defeated Colconnar and saved earth from hell's holy wrath.  Fiji (Parisi Fitz- Henley; Jessica Jones) lost her virginity to Bobo (Dylan Bruce; Orphan Black), Creek (Sarah Ramos; Parenthood) and Manfred (Francois Arnaud; The Borgias) seemed to be getting back together and Lemuel (Peter Mensah; Spartacus) and Olivia (Arielle Kebbel; Fifty Shades Freed) decided to get married.  Yes, everything was right as rain in the dusty little town and love was in the air.  But, of course, things can't stay that way for long.  As the season ended, we see renovations begin on the old hotel in town and, much to Manfred's chagrin, it seems to have stirred up some not so friendly ghosts.

As "Head Games" begins a few months later we notice that Manfred doesn't seem to be feeling so well and is definitely out of sorts.  He and Creek are definitely together but things between them aren't as blissful as it seems.  Their relationship is further strained when Manfred tries to kill both her and Olivia.  Yup, you read that right.

Luckily, thanks to Olivia's and Lem's "blood bond" he finds them and saves the ladies before Manfred can carry out his plan.  Let's talk about that bond for a second… right now Olivia is loving it.  Lem can anticipate her every need like having a bath drawn for her when she comes home from a hard day.  However, I can see Olivia growing tired of the convenience of Lem constantly reading her mind and emotions and I think it will eventually become a bone of contention between them.  We will also get the chance to meet Olivia's father this season so that should be an interesting plot point that I'm guessing will marinate much of season two.

But let's move on to the lovebirds – Fiji and Bobo (or as I like to call them –the four-letter lovers).  They are so into each other and seemingly oblivious to everyone and everything around them I think they would have sex right there in the middle of the street if they could.  They can't seem to find a room fast enough much to Mr. Snuggly's dismay (Can anyone say Sex Magic?!?).  Interestingly though the end of episode one hints to a darker force lurking to tear them apart so enjoy Fibo? Boji? Or whatever shipper name you have given them while you can because their honeymoon phase will certainly come to an end.

So what is new in Midnight you ask?  Well, the hotel and the new owners for one.  Kai (Nestor Carbonell; Lost) and Patience (Jaime Ray Newman; The Punisher) are mystical healers who may be harmless… but then again they may not be.  Only time will tell what Kai is really up to.  And we can't forget Walker (Josh Kelly; Transformers: Dark of the Moon) who is a "Demon Hunter" that catches Joe's (Jason Lewis; Sex and the City) eye.  Seems like there will be problems for Joe and Chuy (Bernardo Saracino; Sicario) this season as well. 

Just from episode one, you can tell there is a different feel to this season and the season is definitely dark than last year.  It will be interesting to see how the dynamics of the characters change and how the newest residents shake up the town.

Buckle up and stay tuned…there is definitely exciting stuff coming!

Midnight, Texas Season Two premieres on NBC at 9 pm on October 26, 2018.

 

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