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By on September 22, 2020

Episode 1×04 “FILE #4”

SHEA AND LEBLANC ENLIST A TEAM TO TAKE ON NEXT

Shea and LeBlanc steal an important hard drive and enlist Ben, Gina and C.M. to help decrypt it, as NEXT creates chaos to stunt their progress.

C.M.’s past resurfaces as NEXT targets the FBI building with a dangerous ploy.

Meanwhile, Ted and his Zava team buckle down on their search for NEXT, Ty and Ethan hide out in a remote cabin and LeBlanc discovers new information on his health that may affect Abby.

Cast: John Slattery as Paul LeBlanc, Fernanda Andrade as Special Agent Shea Salazar, Jason Butler Harner as Ted LeBlanc, Michael Mosley as C.M., Eve Harlow as Gina, Aaron Clifton Moten as Ben, Gerardo Celasco as Ty Salazar, Elizabeth Cappuccino as Abby LeBlanc, and Evan Whitten as Ethan Salazar.

Guest Cast: John Cassini as Ron Mathis, David Zayas as Nacio Flores, Chaon Cross as Deborah, Rian Jairell as Darron, and Amy Rapp as Lily.

Air Date: Tuesday, Nov. 10 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. 

 

NEXT: John Slattery in the “File #3” episode of NEXT airing Tuesday, Oct. 27 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. © 2020 FOX MEDIA LLC. Cr: Sandy Morris/FOX.

Episode 1×03 “FILE #3”

AGENT SALAZAR TAKES MAJOR PRECAUTIONS TO PROTECT HER FAMILY FROM NEXT

Shea and LeBlanc head to Dartmouth to investigate NEXT’s whereabouts, which are potentially linked to Biomotion Labs.

There, they visit LeBlanc’s friend, Professor Richard Pearish (guest star Michael Herzovi) for answers.

Meanwhile, Shea, Ethan and Ty take extra precautions to disconnect from electronics and the Internet, and LeBlanc urges Abby to do so, as well, but NEXT complicates their plans.  

Cast: John Slattery as Paul LeBlanc, Fernanda Andrade as Special Agent Shea Salazar, Jason Butler Harner as Ted LeBlanc, Michael Mosley as C.M., Eve Harlow as Gina, Aaron Clifton Moten as Ben, Gerardo Celasco as Ty Salazar, Elizabeth Cappuccino as Abby LeBlanc, and Evan Whitten as Ethan Salazar.

Guest Cast: Michael Herzovi as Richard Pearish.

Air Date: Tuesday, Oct. 27 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. 

Photos: “FILE #3”

 

NEXT: L-R: Fernanda Andrade and Evan Whitten. Cr: Jean Whiteside/FOX.

Episode 1×02 “FILE #2”

NEXT IS MISHANDLED AND HAVOC INTENSIFIES

After being mishandled by a Zava employee, the A.I. called NEXT escapes the confined servers of its home company and gains internet access.

When Ethan’s bullying intensifies, he reveals that Iliza has been persuading him to seek revenge.

Concerned about her son, Shea recruits Paul and her co-workers C.M., Gina and Ben to help use Ethan’s connection with Iliza to track NEXT’s possible location.

Meanwhile, Paul tries to rekindle his relationship with his daughter, Abby, and grapples with the onset of his health condition.

Cast: John Slattery as Paul LeBlanc, Fernanda Andrade as Special Agent Shea Salazar, Jason Butler Harner as Ted LeBlanc, Michael Mosley as C.M., Eve Harlow as Gina, Aaron Clifton Moten as Ben, Gerardo Celasco as Ty Salazar, Elizabeth Cappuccino as Abby LeBlanc, and Evan Whitten as Ethan Salazar.

Guest Cast: John Cassini as Ron Mathis, and Tim Hopper as Vaanwyck.

Air Date: Air Date: Tuesday, Oct. 13 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. 

Photos: “FILE #2”

 

NEXT: John Slattery. © 2020 FOX MEDIA LLC. Cr: Ed Araquel/FOX.

Episode 1×01 “FILE #1”

A TECH LEGEND WARNS THE WORLD OF A DANGEROUS ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

Silicon Valley pioneer PAUL LEBLANC (Emmy Award nominee John Slattery, “Mad Men”) built a fortune and legacy on the world-changing innovations he dreamed up.

After discovering that one of his own creations – a powerful artificial intelligence called NEXT – might spell doom for humankind, Paul tried to shutter the project, only to be kicked out of the company by his own brother, TED LEBLANC (Jason Butler Harner, “Ozark”).

When a series of unsettling tech mishaps points to a potential worldwide crisis, Paul joins forces with Special Agent SHEA SALAZAR (Fernanda Andrade, “The First,” “Here and Now”).

Meanwhile, Paul juggles his health and family life; Shea also focuses on a high-profile case; and Shea’s husband TY (Geraldo Celasco, “How to Get Away with Murder,” “The Haves and the Have Nots”) manages their son’s (Evan Whitten, THE RESIDENT, “Mr. Robot”) alarmingly close relationship with their “smart home assistant,” Iliza, as he experiences bullying at school.

Cast: John Slattery as Paul LeBlanc, Fernanda Andrade as Special Agent Shea Salazar, Jason Butler Harner as Ted LeBlanc, Michael Mosley as C.M., Eve Harlow as Gina, Aaron Clifton Moten as Ben, Gerardo Celasco as Ty Salazar, Elizabeth Cappuccino as Abby LeBlanc, and Evan Whitten as Ethan Salazar

Guest Cast: Ali Ahn as Sarina, John Cassini as Ron Mathis, and Chris Gauthier as Sean Akers.

Air Date: Tuesday, Oct. 6 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. 

Photos: “File #1”

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