The Messengers

Series Summary
When a mysterious object falls to Earth in a blinding flash, it sends out a shockwave that knocks scientist Vera Ivanov unconscious. When she awakes, she finds herself somehow connected to four strangers who collapsed at the same time: Erin, a young woman trying to protect her daughter from an abusive ex-husband; Peter, a troubled high-school student; Raul, a federal agent trying to evade an undercover assignment; and Joshua Jr., a second-generation televangelist. And all of them awake with unexplained powers.

Air Dates: 2015 - Present

Genres: Drama, Fantasy

Network: CW

  • Season 1, Ep. 13 : Houston, We Have a ProblemJul 24, 2015

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    The messengers face off against the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, who plan to break the seal and destroy everything.

  • Season 1, Ep. 12 : Spark of HopeJul 17, 2015

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    The limits of the Messengers' powers are tested as they attempt to free an important player from a secret government facility; Joshua's latest vision indicates a new enemy is on the horizon.

  • Season 1, Ep. 11 : HarvestJul 10, 2015

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    Conflicting clues result in a disagreement among the Messengers; Vera gets close to uncovering the master plan for the genesis meteorite.

  • Season 1, Ep. 10 : Why We FightJun 19, 2015

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    Still struggling to cope with recent events, the team travels to California to stop two brothers, one whom may be the Horseman of Famine.

  • Season 1, Ep. 9 : Death Becomes HerJun 12, 2015

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    The Messengers learn that they have been betrayed by one of their own and that another is in danger; Amy's prediction foretells the arrival of someone who could change everyone's fate.

ratings & reviews

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  • The Messengers is an appealing and entertaining cross between “Heroes” and “Supernatural” and has the potential to be just the hit The CW needs and viewers deserve. Show More

  • There is some hokum in the pilot, including the odd B-movie line ("This could be a very important scientific site") and the red glowing eyes that ever signify evil. But it is smartly assembled--Stephen Williams, who directed 26 episodes of "Lost," made the good-looking pilot--and there may be enough gas in these characters to get them somewhere interesting. Show More

  • The Messengers certainly offers enough in its premiere to be worth a return visit next week, just to see where it’s going. Show More

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