Season 1

Season 1

1. pilot for air

Sep 23, 2013
TONI COLLETTE, DYLAN McDERMOTT and TATE DONOVAN star in this new thrilling series about a top surgeon tapped to operate on the President of the United States — and then kill him.

2. Invisible Leash

Sep 30, 2013
When Ellen disobeys Duncan's orders to assassinate the President during surgery, he tells her it will cost her a family member's life. Duncan also informs the family that they are to go about their normal lives for the next two weeks until the President's operation, and that his team will be monitoring their every move. Recurring guest star HILARIE BURTON (One Tree Hill) appears as Samantha, Brian's mistress.

3. Power of Persuasion

Oct 7, 2013
Duncan threatens Ellen that she must convince the President to keep her on as his surgeon after he decides to go with another doctor, or there will be consequences. Plus, Ellen meets Duncan's daughter, Sawyer (recurring guest star LOLA COOK -- World Trade Center) and gains insight into his life. Recurring guest stars include HILARIE BURTON as Samantha, MARY ELIZABETH MASTRANTONIO as the First Lady, JEREMY BOBB (You Don't Know Jack) as Quentin Creasy and LARRY PINE (House of Cards) as Burton Delaney.

4. 2:45 PM

Oct 14, 2013
Ellen and Brian devise a plan with their kids to escape from Duncan. Meanwhile, Duncan's wife, Nina (guest star FRANCIE SWIFT -- House of Cards, The Good Wife), tells him that she wants to discontinue her treatment and spend her time with her husband and daughter.

5. Truth and Consequences

Oct 21, 2013
Ellen has to make another life-changing choice when she performs emergency surgery in her own home. Meanwhile, Duncan demands answers when Archer tells him that an innocent person in their plan has become a victim.

6. Sister's Keeper

Oct 28, 2013
When Ellen's sister, Lauren (guest star NINA ARIANDA -- Midnight in Paris, The Good Wife), shows up unexpectedly at their house intending to stay, Duncan forces Ellen to get rid of her without making it look suspicious. Meanwhile, the secret service calls Ellen in for questioning again and she must play it cool when Duncan is there to help do the questioning.

7. Hail Mary

Nov 4, 2013
Ellen and Brian agree that they need to take down Duncan to have any chance of escaping, so she sneaks away to see a man who has previously helped her solve problems. However, unbeknownst to her, this man has ties to Duncan. Meanwhile, Archer's accomplice plans to reveal to the Assistant District Attorney information about a murder Archer committed. Recurring guest star JOANNE KELLY (Warehouse 13) appears as Vanessa, sister of the First Lady, Mary (recurring guest star MARY ELIZABETH MASTRANTONIO).

8. The Good Reason

Nov 11, 2013
Ellen must decide whether to save Duncan's life, and later decides to confront his wife. Meanwhile, Creasy (recurring guest star JEREMY BOBB -- You Don't Know Jack) meets with Vanessa (recurring guest star JOANNE KELLY) and Colonel Blair (recurring guest star BRIAN WHITE -- Beauty and the Beast, The Cabin in the Woods, The Shield) after the President informs them that he wants to expose the details of Operation Total Information, a government surveillance program that allowed intelligence agencies to spy on U.S. citizens.

9. Loose Ends

Nov 18, 2013
When investigators get closer to discovering the conspiracy to kill the President, Duncan is ordered to get rid of an insider by someone very connected to the plot. Meanwhile, Duncan takes the next step in his master plan and gives Ellen the poison she is to use to kill the President.

10. Burden of Truth

Nov 25, 2013
After a member of the President's staff is murdered, Ellen urges Duncan to back out of the assassination plot, while other members of the President's staff take matters into their own hands. Meanwhile, after scouring medical records, Ellen finds someone who might be a viable bone marrow donor for Duncan's wife, Nina.

11. Off The Record

Dec 2, 2013
Duncan locks the Sanders family in a room for the day while he and his team head to New York City to eliminate the sniper team targeting President Kincaid. Meanwhile, Duncan's mother-in-law, Kate (recurring guest star MAUREEN MUELLER -- Doctor Doctor), tells Burton (recurring guest star LARRY PINE -- House of Cards, Oz) she wants to expose the President.

12. The Cost of Living

Dec 9, 2013
When Brian goes to the police to expose Duncan and his team, he decides against telling the truth after Burton (recurring guest star LARRY PINE) shows up and shows him evidence of Ellen and Duncan getting close. Meanwhile, Duncan's trip to New York City puts a snag in the plans to take out the President.

13. Fight or Flight

Dec 16, 2013
Ellen reveals to Duncan that she will not kill the President but will help him get what he needs, as long as he gives her something in return. Meanwhile, Nina (recurring guest star FRANCIE SWIFT) finds out about Duncan's plan and flees the hospital.

14. Suspicious Minds

Jan 6, 2014
After Duncan discovers Sandrine's betrayal, he decides to use her to save Nina (recurring guest star FRANCIE SWIFT) and Sawyer (recurring guest star LOLA COOK).

15. Endgame

Jan 6, 2014
As Ellen prepares to operate on the President, the First Lady (recurring guest star MARY ELIZABETH MASTRANTONIO) confronts her and forces Ellen to tell the truth about the assassination plot.

101. Hostages: On the Set

Sep 24, 2013
Go behind the scenes with stars Toni Collete, Dylan McDermott, and the producers of this thrilling and suspenseful new one-hour series.

102. Hostages: Pilot Promotion

Sep 24, 2013
Get a sneak peek at the first episode of the thrilling new series about a family caught in a deadly conspiracy. Watch star Toni Collette enter a dangerous game as her family is taken hostage, each decision she makes changing their lives forever.


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