Inspired by Bellevue, the oldest public hospital in America, medical drama New Amsterdam follows the brilliant and charming Dr. Max Goodwin, the institution’s newest medical director, who sets out to tear up the bureaucracy and provide exceptional care.
From NBC’s press release, May 2018…Inspired by Bellevue, the oldest public hospital in America, this unique medical drama follows the brilliant and charming Dr. Max Goodwin, the institution’s newest medical director who sets out to tear up the bureaucracy and provide exceptional care. How can he help? Well, the doctors and staff have heard this before.
Not taking ‘no’ for an answer, Dr. Goodwin must disrupt the status quo and prove he will stop at nothing to breathe new life into this understaffed, underfunded and underappreciated hospital – the only one in the world capable of treating Ebola patients, prisoners from Rikers and the President of the United States under one roof – and return it to the glory that put it on the map.
The cast includes Ryan Eggold, Freema Agyeman, Janet Montgomery, Jocko Sims, Anupam Kher and Tyler Labine.
David Schulner will write and executive produce. Kate Dennis will direct and executive produce the pilot. Peter Horton also executive produces. Dr. Eric Manheimer will produce.
USA / NBC – Universal – Pico Creek – Mount Moriah / x42 minutes / Premiere date is 25 September 2018
Ryan Eggold as Dr. Max Goodwin
Freema Agyeman as Dr. Hana Sharpe
Janet Montgomery as Dr. Laura Bloom
Jocko Sims as Dr. Floyd Pearson
Anupam Kher as Dr. Anil Kapoor
Tyler Labine as Dr. Iggy Frome
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