First Look: Mamie Gummer Joins Manhattan and Cast Describes Season 2 at NY TV Fest (VIDEOS)

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Neve Campbell and Mamie Gummer join WGN America’s original drama Manhattan next week, and we've got an early peek.

In the episode "The Threshold," viewers are introduced to recurring characters Kitty Oppenheimer (Campbell) and Women's Army Corps recruit Nora (Gummer). The hour offers a flashback look at the days before Pearl Harbor, including the early stories of Liza (Olivia Williams) and Frank (John Benjamin Hickey).

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"The Threshold," written by Lila Byock and Vinnie Wilhelm (and directed by Andrew Bernstein), airs Tuesday, Oct. 27 at 9/8c. Here's a first look:

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Hickey and Gummer joined fellow stars Ashley Zukerman, Rachel Brosnahan, Michael Chernus and Katja Herbers at an Oct. 19 New York Television Festival panel showcasing the show's second season.

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Series creator/executive producer Sam Shaw and director/executive producer Thomas Schlamme also appeared; here's a video from the event: