Mary Elizabeth Winstead stars on the historical medical drama television series, ‘Mercy Street.’

While many people may have diverse political and lifestyle views, they can still bond over the natural desire to help others who are in need. That’s certainly the case for the opposing sides of the medical television series, ‘Mercy Street.’ The historical drama, which is set during the American Civil War,’ stars Mary Elizabeth Winstead as the real-life nurse-abolitionist, Mary Phinney. The fictionalized version of the nurse volunteers at the Mansion House Hospital in Alexandria, Virginia, where people from both the North and South vow to overcome their differences to instead focus on healing the sick and wounded.

The show, which originally aired on PBS, is now being broadcast on the Drama channel on Filmon TV. The latest episode of ‘Mercy Street’ is set to stream on Filmon tonight at 8:40-9:45pm local time. It can be watched live, or recorded and watched at a later time.

The fifth episode from season 1, which is titled ‘The Dead Room,’ was written by Rob Hanning, and directed by Jeremy Webb. The episode shows how the unexpected visit of a hospital inspector throws the staff into disarray.

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By Karen Benardello

As a graduate of LIU Post with a B.F.A in Journalism, Print and Electronic, Karen Benardello serves as ShockYa's Senior Movies & Television Editor. Her duties include interviewing filmmakers and musicians, and scribing movie, television and music reviews and news articles. As a New York City-area based journalist, she's a member of the guilds, New York Film Critics Online and the Women Film Critics Circle.

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