The Best Episodes Directed by Tawnia Mckiernan
#2 - Play Through the Pain
Women's Murder Club Season 1 - Episode 6
An NFL quarterback is found dead in his hot tub, with his family believing it was suicide. But the Club think differently. Meanwhile, Lindsay crosses paths with an NFL star who was friends with the dead man.
#3 - The Vision Thing
NYPD Blue Season 12 - Episode 6
On a city bus a man was stabbed in the chest in front of his wife and kids. A witness reports to Sipowicz that the victim and his killer were eyeballing each other down before the stabbing occurred. Medavoy tells Jones about his daughter's plans to buy a house. He is going to need to find a part time job to help her out. Jones tells him about a position as a bouncer, but he doesn't think Medavoy can handle that kind of job. Medavoy is a little put out that no one thinks he handle himself. Sipowicz is contemplating the stabbing case when Clark arrives and tries to discuss it with him. Sipowicz is distracted by the effect of the killing on the victim's family; he is also bothered by Clark's feeling for the case. They run the case by Bale and then Bale checks in with Sipowicz's mental state, post shooting and everything else that has recently been going on. Sipowicz tells him that everything is okay. An antiques dealer, Gerard Prosser comes into the squad to go over the details o
#6 - Kiss of the Muse
Grimm Season 2 - Episode 20
Nick discovers a muse-like Wesen with the ability to influence those she gets close to – some with positive results, others with terrifying ones. Nick must find a way to get close without losing himself in the process. Juliette arranges a dinner date with Nick in the hopes of clearing the air, but their plans go awry as the case intensifies. Meanwhile, Rosalee takes her first visit to Aunt Marie’s trailer.
#7 - Thicker Than Water
Army Wives Season 2 - Episode 6
Betty learns that her cancer is advancing and decides to fulfill her life long dream of driving across country in a Ford Mustang. Increasingly nervous about becoming a father, Roland spends the day at the hospital's baby ward getting advice from Denise. Rumors swirl about Denise's friendship with Getti, when another nurse sees them together off post.
#9 - Taking a Message
Devious Maids Season 1 - Episode 7
Marisol is at risk of blowing her cover when an ex-student recognizes her in front of Rosie. Valentina discovers the cause of Remi's mood swings and reluctantly turns to Zoila for help. Carmen and Sam have some disagreements about their relationship.
#12 - The Dark at the Top of the Stairs
Devious Maids Season 2 - Episode 2
Carmen feels threatened by an old flame from Alejandro’s past and goes to great lengths to insure that her career isn’t in jeopardy; Zoila helps Valentina with her job but ignores problems at home; Rosie begins a new job with a dysfunctional family; Marisol tries to make peace with Opal; Peri threatens Spence so he will stay in their marriage; Adrian copes with a home invasion but fails to protect Evelyn in a dangerous situation.
#14 - Guess Who's Coming to Dinner?
Mistresses (US) Season 1 - Episode 9
When Savi and Joss’s free-spirited, open-minded and often absent mother, Janet, comes for an unexpected visit, she brings big news but also stirs up some long-simmering family tensions. Now that Karen realizes that Elizabeth Grey knew all along about her affair with Tom, she wonders if Elizabeth might have actually killed Tom because of her; and April questions whether she should tell her daughter she’s dating Richard, although she has yet to tell Richard about the return of her supposedly-dead husband.
#16 - The Low Low Price Job
Leverage Season 5 - Episode 11
Eliot takes a personal interest in the threat posed to a small town by a new mega-store. The crew tries a variety of approaches to foil the plans of an ambitious corporate representative and keep the store from opening.
#17 - Dangerous Liaisons
Devious Maids Season 2 - Episode 3
Marisol discovers some shocking news about her fiancé Nicholas and Opal. Dissatisfied with the doctor that Didi’s provided for Kenneth, Rosie takes Kenneth to a specialist who provides them newfound hope. Carmen prepares for her performance debut in front of industry bigwigs, but when reality hits she struggles to perform. Genevieve tries to show her support by inviting Zoila to a luncheon. Increasingly wary of Adrian’s behavior, Evelyn finds comfort elsewhere. Valentina struggles to get over Remi.
#18 - Kilimanjaro
Perception Season 1 - Episode 8
Moretti and Pierce are called upon to solve a crime in their own backyard when a college student is killed in her dorm room. Pierce is forced into the uncomfortable situation of interacting on a personal level with more than one of his students, which forces him to confront difficult truths about his own past. The case comes just as Moretti is beginning to re-evaluate her relationship with Dr. Hathaway.
#19 - The Tower is Tall, But the Fall is Short
Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles Season 2 - Episode 6
Why would a T-1001 ever need to visit a doctor? Sarah, John and Cameron hope to find out as they track another name from their list. Meanwhile, a woman who Derek once knew in the past surprises him by appearing in the present.
#24 - War Room + Ship
MacGyver (2016) Season 2 - Episode 10
When 32 college students are stranded on a research ship in the Arctic Ocean with no heat and erupting fires, Mac develops an emotional connection to the group leader, via video chat, as he relays how to stay alive as they await a rescue ship. Also, Jack kidnaps Elwood to find out what scam he’s up to next, and Bozer’s feelings toward Leanna grow stronger.
#26 - WITSEC Stepmother
In Plain Sight Season 3 - Episode 12
Mary keeps an eye on a teen witness whose separated parents are too distracted by their own issues to pay attention to their daughter. Marshall thinks a witness may have betrayed his brother; and Brandi tends to Scott after he's attacked.
#27 - The Bitch is Back
Las Vegas Season 3 - Episode 13
Monica's old suite seems to be haunted, causing troubles with the new residents. Sam makes a bet with Paul Logan, a rival casino host - who's the best casino host/hostess there is? Delinda faces problem with the health inspector at Mystique, but seems wrongly treated. Meanwhile, Mary decides to take advantage of the ghost situation and starts a "Haunted Montecito Tour."
#28 - For Good
Supergirl Season 3 - Episode 12
Someone tries to kill Morgan Edge and he barely survives. He accuses Lena of being behind the attempt and vows to destroy her. When Lena fears her hatred for Morgan will take her to the Luthor dark side, Kara steps in to help her friend. Meanwhile, after Sam realizes she’s losing time, she confides in Alex who decides to run some medical tests to see if she can find out what’s going on with her new friend.
#30 - The Forever People
Criminal Minds Season 10 - Episode 11
When frozen bodies are found in Nevada floating in water, the BAU’s investigation leads them to suspect that the victims were part of a cult that could be behind the deaths. Also, JJ confronts old demons from her abduction and torture last year.
#31 - Connecting Flights
Manifest Season 1 - Episode 5
Stories unfold for those left behind in the aftermath of Flight 828's disappearance. Meanwhile in the present, Cal takes Ben on a mysterious adventure that awakens Ben to his son's perplexing abilities. Michaela tries to protect Jared from consequences at work, while keeping her romantic feelings at bay.
#32 - Bedlam
Pretty Little Liars Season 7 - Episode 2
The PLLs worry Ali is being tortured by “Uber A” and turn to a potential enemy for help in “Bedlam,” With the fallout of Hanna’s abduction still weighing heavily on the PLLs, the Liars begin to grow suspicious of Elliott Rollins as Ali’s condition worsens. Tensions rise between Liam, Aria and Ezra as they work on the book together. Spencer and Caleb are on edge, as neither of them want to talk about the awkward elephant in the room. Meanwhile, Emily receives a disturbing phone call and tries to find a way to see Ali.
#33 - Shear Stupidity
NYPD Blue Season 11 - Episode 3
Sinclair has brought to the stand Hector Acevedo, the man who Rodriguez roughed up when he found it was Acevedo who broke into his mother's apartment and robbed and beat her. Then he calls Det. Olivera to the stand, the one witness to Rodriguez's treatment of Acevedo. Haywood asks for a sidebar and gets sometime to prepare for this witness, whose testimony might be damaging, but Rodriguez isn't worried. The detectives are on the scene of the assault of Ron Szudarek. They interview the victim's next door neighbor, but the guilt on his face is only caused by the fact he is smoking behind his wife's back. Back at the squad there is discussion about Olivera and the trial as well as what information they've gathered on their case. Medavoy and Jones are reported to be on their way to interview Bob Drazin, an employee of the victim's barber shop. In the meantime, a woman comes into the squad to report that her husband is missing; Sipowicz and Clark agree to look into it for her, even th