Here and Now episode 2 preview: What’s next for HBO series?

Here and Now episode 2Following tonight’s premiere episode, what is going to happen next in regards to Here and Now episode 2? We imagine more drama, and to go along with that, more opportunities to get to know some of these characters. One of the intentions of this new series, a product of the great Alan Ball (Six Feet Under, True Blood) is to paint a really accurate picture of what present-day America is like and cultural issues so many encounter. Most of it within this show is compressed down into a small space due to the central family — the series feels a little bit like This Is Us meets Six Feet Under, but we don’t think that we’ve made it to the point yet where it’s established the consistent tone of either one of those shows. We’re not trying to be overly pessimistic here, though — there is still time for the series to figure this out. We just hope viewers out there give it time.

The great news for Here and Now is this: It’s HBO. This network can be fairly patient if they believe that a series has potential. We just will have to see how the reviews and the ratings are as the show progresses. (We know that ratings don’t necessarily matter all that much for a network dependent on subscriptions, but to some degree there is still some value there.)

Below, the Here and Now episode 2 synopsis should give you a better idea of what’s coming on the story if you are curious with how things are going to continue:

Ramon and Dr. Shokrani explore the possible psychic connection between “11:11” and a photograph in the therapist’s office. Meanwhile, Duc gets good feedback about his manuscript, but his mood is dampened by the publisher’s request; Kristen and Ashley run into trouble; and Greg loses his cool in the classroom after receiving a disturbing medical diagnosis.

This episode seems as though it will be perfectly dramatic but also still grounded in some reality — or at least it could be. Much of that depends on how the story reacts to Greg’s meltdown. We do think there is a tendency for series to be a little bit too lenient in this department.

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