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DYNASTY Season 1

By on August 27, 2017

Dynasty -- "Pilot" Pictured (L-R): Nathalie Kelley as Cristal and Grant Show as Blake -- Photo: Mark Hill/The CW

Episode 1×07 “A Taste of your Own Medicine”

SOMETHING TO BE GRATEFUL FOR

Blake’s (Grant Show) hopes for a perfect Thanksgiving – Dynasty-style – are ruined when he clashes with both Fallon (Elizabeth Gillies) and Steven (James Mackay).

Cristal’s (Nathalie Kelley) challenging houseguest reminds everyone to be grateful for the ties that bind.

Alan Dale, Rafael de la Fuente, Robert C. Riley and Sam Adegoke also star.

Jay Gibson wrote the episode, directed by Matt Earl Beesley.

Air Date: Wednesday, November 29 (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET) on the CW.

 

Episode 1×06 “I Exist Only for Me”

TO GIVE OR TAKE

Cristal’s (Nathalie Kelley) houseguest puts Blake (Grant Show) in an awkward position; Sammy Jo (Rafael de la Fuente) gets in over his head while babysitting; Fallon (Elizabeth Gillies) realizes that she has alienated everyone in her personal life and zeros in on the one thing she wants more than anything.

James Mackay, Alan Dale, Robert C. Riley and Sam Adegoke also star.

Kevin A. Garnett wrote the episode, directed by Lee Rose.

Air Date: Wednesday, November 15 (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET) on the CW.

 

Episode 1×05 “Company Slut”

NOW IT’S PERSONAL

Fallon (Elizabeth Gillies) plays a game of cat and mouse with Cristal (Nathalie Kelley), as the two vie for the cover of a prestigious magazine.

Steven’s (James Mackay) ex-boyfriend returns to town, upending Steven’s life in many ways.

Sammy Jo (Rafael de la Fuente) and Anders (Alan Dale) discover an unlikely connection.

Grant Show, Sam Adegoke and Robert C. Riley also star.

Christopher Fife wrote the episode, directed by Cherie Nolan.

Air Date: Wednesday, November 8 (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET) on the CW.

 

Episode 1×04 “Private as a Circus”

WE DON’T NEED ANYBODY BUT US

The Carringtons’ efforts to protect their secrets – from the world and from each other – lead them outside the protective cocoon of the Manor: Cristal (Nathalie Kelley) and Blake (Grant Show) to their belated honeymoon, Steven (James Mackay) to Sammy Jo’s (Rafael de la Fuente) rescue, and Fallon (Elizabeth Gillies) to confront old demons.

They all face the same difficult choice: serve yourself, or save the family?

Alan Dale, Sam Adegoke and Robert C. Riley also star.

Jena Richman wrote the episode, directed by Kevin Sullivan.

Air Date: Wednesday, November 1 (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET) on the CW.

 

Episode 1×03 “Guilt is For Insecure People”

WHEN GREED WAS GOOD

In a throwback to the ’80s, when “greed was good,” the Carringtons don their best costumes for their Charity Gala; Fallon (Elizabeth Gillies) fights her father Blake (Grant Show) for the right to use the family name in her new business venture; and when Cristal (Nathalie Kelley) learns her sister is in danger, she’s forced to choose between her old family and her new one.

James MacKay, Alan Dale, Rafael de la Fuente, Sam Adegoke and Robert C. Riley also star.

Ali Adler wrote the episode, directed by Kellie Cyrus.

Air Date: Wednesday, October 25(9:00-10:00 p.m. ET) on the CW.

 

Episode 1×02 “Spit it Out”

WHAT’S IN A NAME?

When it’s discovered that Matthew’s “accidental” death may have involved foul play, the spotlight falls on the Carringtons themselves. 

The family must swallow their own suspicions of each other and close rank to defend the clan. 

Cristal (Nathalie Kelley) struggles with what it means to be a Carrington, while Fallon (Elizabeth Gilles) begrudgingly helps cover up Cristal’s affair to protect the family name. 

Despite their efforts, everything comes to an emotional head at Matthew’s funeral. 

Grant Show, James Mackay, Rafael de la Fuente and Alan Dale also star.

Sallie Patrick wrote the episode, directed by Michael Allowitz (#102). 

Air Date: Wednesday, October 18 (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET) on the CW.

 

Episode 1×01 “I Hardly Recognized You”

SERIES PREMIERE

Fallon Carrington (Elizabeth Gillies) is charismatic, cunning, and poised to become the new COO of her father Blake’s (Grant Show) global energy empire – or so she thinks.

Along with her brother Steven, (James Mackay) Fallon is horrified to learn that they were called home not to announce her promotion – but rather to make the acquaintance of their stepmother-to-be, Cristal (Nathalie Kelley).

When Blake chooses Cristal over his own daughter, Fallon sidles up to Blake’s biggest rival, Jeff Colby (Sam Adegoke), to seek her revenge.

Meanwhile, when Cristal’s nephew Sammy Jo (Rafael de la Fuente) comes to town, her carefully concealed history could bring her future crashing down – and who knows who else she might take down with her.

Alan Dale and Robert Christopher Riley also star.

Sallie Patrick, Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage wrote the episode, directed by Brad Silberling (#101).

Air Date: Wednesday, October 11 (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET) on the CW.

 

About Dynasty

Wealth, power, deception, and double-dealing… what does it take to build a dynasty? A modern re-imagining of the iconic primetime soap, centering on the powerful Carrington family as they defend their throne against the Colbys, new rivals and threats, and even each other.

Fallon Carrington (Elizabeth Gillies) is charismatic, cunning and poised to become the new COO of her father’s global energy empire – or so she thinks. When her father, Blake Carrington, (Grant Show) summons Fallon and her brother, Steven (James Mackay), home to the family compound in Atlanta, Fallon is horrified to learn that the reunion isn’t to announce her promotion – but rather to make the acquaintance of stepmother-to-be, Cristal (Nathalie Kelley). Cristal is stunning – and almost as young as Fallon, as Fallon is quick to point out – but she isn’t just some flimsy gold-digger to be scared off. Cristal is driven, principled, a savvy publicity maven at Carrington Atlantic, and she truly loves Blake. However, the wealth and privilege of the Carringtons’ world proves challenging to her, as she clashes with the staff, including Blake’s butler, Anders (Alan Dale), as well as Fallon, who all make it very clear Cristal doesn’t belong.

Family dynasties flow through blood, and Fallon would sooner draw blood than call Cristal “Mom.” Fallon asks Culhane (Robert Christopher Riley), the family’s chauffeur – and Fallon’s secret lover – to help expose Cristal for the fraud Fallon thinks she is. But when that backfires, and Blake chooses Cristal over his own daughter, Fallon sides up to Blake’s biggest rival, Jeff Colby (Sam Adegoke), mixing business and pleasure to seek her revenge… leaving a jealous Culhane to watch from the sidelines. While the Carringtons’ rocky relationships prove the theory that family sticks together no matter what, Cristal is reminded of exactly that when her nephew, Sammy Jo (Rafael de la Fuente), arrives with a suitcase full of secrets from Cristal’s past. Now Cristal’s carefully concealed history could bring her future crashing down – and who knows who she might take down with her.

Dynasty stars Elizabeth Gillies (“Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll”), Nathalie Kelley (“UnReal,” “The Vampire Diaries”), James Mackay (“The Leftovers”), Sam Adegoke (“Murder in the First”), Robert Christopher Riley (“Hit the Floor”) and Rafael de la Fuente (“Empire”), with Alan Dale (“The O.C.”), and Grant Show (“Melrose Place”). DYNASTY is from CBS Television Studios in association with Fake Empire, with executive producers Josh Schwartz (“Gossip Girl”), Stephanie Savage (“Gossip Girl”), Sallie Patrick (“Revenge”), Esther and Richard Shapiro (the creators of the original “Dynasty”) and Brad Silberling (“Jane The Virgin”).

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