Watch Friday Night In with The Morgans
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Friday Night In with The Morgans is a talk show series that premiered on AMC in April 2020. The show features married couple Hilarie Burton and Jeffrey Dean Morgan, both of whom are actors, on a weekly basis as they invite guests for a virtual night in where they discuss a range of topics. The show is produced remotely, from the Morgansâ farm in upstate New York, during the COVID-19 pandemic. Friday Night in with The Morgans has an informal, relaxed and easy-going vibe. The show is less of an interview show and more a conversation amongst friends, touching on the topics of the day. Each week, Hilarie and Jeffrey bring on a different set of guests which includes their friends, colleagues, and industry professionals. In their discussions, they talk about everything from parenting, politics to coping with the uncertainty brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. The show is unique, as it offers viewers an intimate look into the lives of the couple, especially their life at home, during the lockdown. The Morgansâ farm becomes a key feature of the show, and they often discuss the various activities and projects they are working on, be it gardening or animal husbandry on their farm or their acting careers. The show has had an impressive array of guests since it began; from actors and actresses, including Christian Serratos, Samantha Morton and Lennie James, to other popular celebrities, such as Dr. Sharagim Kemp, the NYPD Officer and founder of the Survive and Thrive Advocacy Center. In many of the episodes, itâs interesting to see how the guests share their own experiences with adapting to the new normal brought on by the pandemic, the challenges of home learning and working from home, as well as ongoing issues around racial inequality and social justice. Friday Night in with The Morgans is not just a talk show but also an extension of their lives. They often share personal stories, as well as anecdotes about their two kids, Gus and George. These stories are often heartwarming and humorous, and they make you feel like you are part of the conversation, even though itâs all playing out on your screen. One of the standout episodes in the series was episode 4 when Jeffrey had to film from Vancouver where he was working on The Walking Dead. The episode gave insight into what it was like working on a television show during COVID-19, the safety protocols, and how challenging it can be for those having to work away from their families . The love and admiration the Morgans have for their family and each other was evident in their conversations. One of the best things about Friday Night In is that it is a show in step with the times. It transitions effortlessly between talking about the lighter things such as food, wine, and hobbies to discussing the more serious and heart-wrenching matters of the time. Hilarie and Jeffrey have done an excellent job of balancing the showâs tone, making it light-hearted, witty and educational all in one go. Overall, Friday Night In with The Morgans is a wholesome, enjoyable and occasionally thought-provoking talk show featuring a celebrity couple that makes you feel more connected to them as real people, which is not always the case in the entertainment industry. The showâs honest conversations and camaraderie are endearing, and itâs an entertaining way to pass the time amidst the crisis happening outside.