|Season 1, Episode 1|
|Air date||May 27, 2014|
|Written by||Gabe Sachs & Jeff Judah|
|Directed by||Pierre Morel|
"Pilot" is the first episode of Season 1 and the series premiere of The Night Shift. It premiered on May 27, 2014 on NBC.
TC Callahan, an ex-Army medic, works the night shift at a San Antonio hospital where several other former military personnel are on staff. Jordan Alexander, TC's one-time girlfriend, has just been promoted to shift leader. TC performs a field surgery to save a car accident victim, as astonished paramedics look on. At the hospital, TC wants to operate on the uninsured victim, but Michael Ragosaa, the head of administration, wants the man transported elsewhere.
- Eoin Macken as TC Callahan
- Jill Flint as Jordan Alexander
- Ken Leung as Topher Zia
- Brendan Fehr as Drew Alister
- Daniella Alonso as Landry de la Cruz
- Robert Bailey Jr. as Paul Cummings
- Jeananne Goossen as Krista Bell-Hart
- J.R. Lemon as Kenny
- Freddy Rodriguez as Michael Ragos