JOHN GLENN HAS HIS SIGHTS SET ON A SENATE RUN WHILE ALAN SHEPHERD DEALS
WITH A PERSONAL MATTER THAT COULD GROUND HIS CAREER FOREVER,
ON "THE ASTRONAUT WIVES CLUB" ON ABC
"In The Blind" - Astronaut John Glenn has his sights set on a political career and hits the campaign trail with wife Annie and Rene Carpenter by his side as he runs for the Ohio senate, while Alan Shepherd quietly grapples with a personal matter that could ground his career forever. Meanwhile, Betty Grissom receives an unsettling letter regarding Gus that challenges their marriage, on "The Astronaut Wives Club," THURSDAY, JULY 23 (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET) on the ABC Television Network.
"The Astronaut Wives Club" stars JoAnna Garcia Swisher as Betty Grissom; Yvonne Strahovski as Rene Carpenter; Dominique McElligott as Louise Shepard; Odette Annable as Trudy Cooper; Erin Cummings as Marge Slayton; Azure Parsons as Annie Glenn; Zoe Boyle as Jo Schirra; Desmond Harrington as Alan Shepard; Bret Harrison as Gordo Cooper; Wilson Bethel as Scott Carpenter; Kenneth Mitchell as Deke Slayton; Joel Johnstone as Gus Grissom; Sam Reid as John Glenn and Aaron McCusker as Wally Schirra.
Guest starring are Evan Handler as Duncan Porter, Alexa Havins as Pat White, Matt Lanter as Ed White and Ray Fisher as Captain Edward Dwight. "In The Blind'" was written by Nate DiMio and directed by Patrick Norris.
"The Astronaut Wives Club" is executive produced by Stephanie Savage ("Gossip Girl", "The O.C."); Josh Schwartz ("The O.C"; "Chuck"); Len Goldstein ("The Carrie Diaries", "Hart of Dixie"); Michael London ("Milk", "Appaloosa") and Janice Williams ("All Good Things", "The Hollars".)
The series is produced by ABC Studios, Fake Empire and Groundswell and is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC's selected HDTV format with 5.1 channel surround sound.