February 4, 2023
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‘Station 19’ Boss Krista Vernoff on The place We Discover Jack in Season 6

A harmful twister tears by means of Seattle within the firehouse drama’s Season 6 premiere. That’s becoming given the roiling feelings the primary responders should work by means of, together with Jack’s (Gray Damon) surprising return and a few payback for Maya’s (Danielle Savre) dicey choices.

After lastly being cleared of the unintentional loss of life of her would-be rapist, Lt. Andy Herrera (Jaina Lee Ortiz) “has been therapeutic and thriving and dealing arduous to handle those that aren’t,” says Station 19 showrunner Krista Vernoff.

That features Jack, who’s nonetheless reeling from the information that his start dad and mom raised a number of of his once-unknown siblings whereas consigning him to life in an abusive foster care system. Jack is again, “however once we discover him,” says Vernoff, “he’s [no longer] a firefighter, and scuffling with this emotional fallout.”

Maya, in the meantime, finds herself in a foul spot. Past the query of her and spouse Carina (Stefania Spampinato) getting pregnant, there’s additionally the blowback of her risk to report the key romance between fireplace chief Natasha Ross (Merle Dandridge) and Andy’s ex Robert Sullivan (Boris Kodjoe). Maya needs her captain’s bars again, however blackmail was “misguided,” says Vernoff, including there shall be “penalties for all three.”

Nonetheless on the marketing campaign path is Travis Montgomery (Jay Hayden), who continues his mayoral run merely to maintain his corrupt opponent, former fireplace chief Michael Dixon (Pat Healy), from profitable. “He’s making an actual enemy of Dixon,” says Vernoff — however he earns factors by risking his life to avoid wasting attendees at a political occasion when the twister hits. He has our vote!

Station 19, Season 6 Premiere, Thursday, October 6, 8/7c, ABC

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