L.A. Doctors

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L.A. Doctors
Created by John Lee Hancock
Starring Ken Olin
Matt Craven
Rick Roberts
Sheryl Lee
Theme music composer Jeff Rona
Composer(s) Jeff Beal
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 24
Production
Executive producer(s) Michelle Ashford
John Lee Hancock
Mark Johnson
Running time 60 minutes
Production company(s) CBS Productions
Columbia TriStar Television
Distributor Sony Pictures Television
CBS Television Distribution
Release
Original network CBS
Original release September 21, 1998 – May 10, 1999

L.A. Doctors is an American medical drama television series set in a Los Angeles primary care practice. It ran on CBS during the 1998-99 season. It replaced Brooklyn South after its cancellation in May 1998.[1]

Premise[edit]

Four Los Angeles doctors run a practice in this drama that focuses as much on the problems in the American medical system as it does on the patients.

Cast[edit]

Cancellation[edit]

The series was scheduled opposite ABC's Monday Night Football and NBC's Dateline Monday, and struggled in the ratings leading up to the shows cancellation in May 1999

Episodes[edit]

No. Title Directed by [2] Original air date Prod.
code [2]
1 "Pilot"[3] TBA September 21, 1998 (1998-09-21)[3] 100[3]
2 "Under the Radar" Dean Parisot September 28, 1998 (1998-09-28) 101
3 "A Prayer for the Lying" Peter Markle October 5, 1998 (1998-10-05) 102
4 "Fear of Flying" David Carson October 12, 1998 (1998-10-12) 104
5 "Whither Thou Goest" Graham Yost October 19, 1998 (1998-10-19) 105
6 "Classic Evan" Gary Fleder October 26, 1998 (1998-10-26) 106
7 "Maybe It's You" Ken Olin November 2, 1998 (1998-11-02) 107
8 "The Code" David Carson November 9, 1998 (1998-11-09) 108
9 "What About Bob?" Scott Brazil November 16, 1998 (1998-11-16) 109
10 "Nate Expectations" Nicole Holofcener November 30, 1998 (1998-11-30) 103
11 "Leap of Faith" Reynaldo Villalobos December 7, 1998 (1998-12-07) 110
12 "Endless Bummer" Gary Fleder December 14, 1998 (1998-12-14) 111
13 "Been There, Done That" Rick Bota January 11, 1999 (1999-01-11) 112
14 "Just Duet" Joe Napolitano January 18, 1999 (1999-01-18) 113
15 "True Believers" Ken Olin January 25, 1999 (1999-01-25) 114
16 "Baby, It's Cold Outside" Stephen Gyllenhaal February 8, 1999 (1999-02-08) 115
17 "Immaculate Deception" Joe Napolitano February 15, 1999 (1999-02-15) 116
18 "Denial" Rick Rosenthal March 1, 1999 (1999-03-01) 117
19 "Where the Rubber Meets the Road" John Lee Hancock March 8, 1999 (1999-03-08) 118
20 "The Life Lost in Living" Rick Rosenthal March 22, 1999 (1999-03-22) 119
21 "O Captain, My Captain" Ken Olin April 19, 1999 (1999-04-19) 120
22 "Que Sera, Sarah" Scott Brazil April 26, 1999 (1999-04-26) 121
23 "Every Picture Tells a Story" Alex Graves May 3, 1999 (1999-05-03) 122
24 "Forty-Eight Minutes" Ken Olin May 10, 1999 (1999-05-10) 123

Awards and nominations[edit]

The series won the 1999 People's Choice Award for Favorite New Dramatic Television Series.

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Complete Directory to Prime Time Network and Cable TV Shows, 1946-Present. Ballantine Books. 2003. p. 653. ISBN 0-345-45542-8. 
  2. ^ a b From the United States Copyright Office catalog: "Public Catalog - Copyright Catalog (1978 to present) - Basic Search [search: "LA Doctors"]". United States Copyright Office. Retrieved 2017-09-08. 
  3. ^ a b c From the United States Copyright Office catalog: "Public Catalog - Copyright Catalog (1978 to present) - Basic Search [search: "L.A. Doctors"]". United States Copyright Office. Retrieved 2017-09-08. 

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