New Amsterdam (2018 TV series)

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New Amsterdam
Genre Medical drama
Based on Twelve Patients: Life and Death at Bellevue Hospital
by Eric Manheimer
Developed by David Schulner
Starring
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
Production
Executive producer(s)
Producer(s) Eric Manheimer
Camera setup Single-camera
Running time 60 minutes
Production company(s)
Distributor NBCUniversal Television Distribution
Release
Original network NBC

New Amsterdam is an upcoming American medical drama television series set to premiere on September 25, 2018 on NBC.

Premise[edit]

New Amsterdam follows Dr. Max Goodwin (Ryan Eggold) as he becomes the medical director of one of the United States' oldest public hospitals, aiming to reform the neglected facility to provide exceptional care to patients.[1][2]

Cast and characters[edit]

Episodes[edit]

No.Title [3]Directed byWritten byOriginal air date [3]U.S. viewers
(millions)
1"Pilot"Kate Dennis[4]David Schulner[4]September 25, 2018 (2018-09-25)TBD
2"Rituals"[5]TBATBAOctober 2, 2018 (2018-10-02)TBD
3"Every Last Minute"[6]TBATBAOctober 9, 2018 (2018-10-09)TBD

Production[edit]

Development[edit]

On September 25, 2017, it was announced that NBC had given the production, then titled Bellevue, a put pilot commitment. The pilot was written by David Schulner who also executive produces alongside Peter Horton. Dr. Eric Manheimer, MD, the former medical director at New York City’s Bellevue Hospital, is expected to serve as a producer. Production companies involved with the pilot were set to include Universal Television.[7]

On January 12, 2018, it was reported that NBC had given the production an official pilot order. It was further reported that Horton was expected to direct the pilot episode.[8]

On May 4, 2018, it was announced that NBC had given the production a series order. It was also reported that Pico Creek Productions and Mount Moriah Productions would serve as additional production companies.[9][4][10][11][12] A few days later, it was announced that the series would premiere in the fall of 2018 and air on Tuesdays at 10 p.m.[13] On June 19, 2018, it was announced that the series would officially premiere on September 25, 2018.[14]

Casting[edit]

In February 2018, it was announced that Freema Agyeman, Anupam Kher, Janet Montgomery, and Tyler Labine had been cast in lead roles in the pilot.[15][16][17] In March 2018, it was reported that Ryan Eggold and Jocko Sims had also joined the main cast.[18][19]

Release[edit]

Marketing[edit]

On May 13, 2018, NBC released the first official trailer for the series.[20]

Premiere[edit]

On June 22, 2018, a screening of the series was held during Seriesfest, an annual international television festival, at the Denver Art Museum's Lewis I. Sharp Auditorium in Denver, Colorado. The screening was followed by a question-and-answer session with series lead Ryan Eggold and executive producers David Schulner and Peter Horton. It was moderated by Vanity Fair's executive west coast editor, Krista Smith.[21] On September 10, 2018, the series will take part in the 12th annual PaleyFest Fall Television Previews which will feature a preview screening of the series.[22]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Otterson, Joe (2018-05-05). "Medical Drama 'New Amsterdam' Lands Series Order at NBC". Variety. Retrieved 2018-08-04. 
  2. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (2018-05-05). "NBC Picks Up Medical Drama 'New Amsterdam' To Series; What Does That Mean For 'Chicago Med'?". Deadline. Retrieved 2018-08-04. 
  3. ^ a b "New Amsterdam Episodes". TV Maze. Retrieved 4 July 2018. 
  4. ^ a b c Otterson, Joe (May 4, 2018). "Medical Drama 'New Amsterdam' Lands Series Order at NBC". Variety. Retrieved May 4, 2018. 
  5. ^ "(#102) "Rituals"". The Futon Critic. Retrieved September 11, 2018. 
  6. ^ "(#103) "Every Last Minute"". The Futon Critic. Retrieved September 19, 2018. 
  7. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (September 25, 2017). "NBC Nabs 'Bellevue' Medical Drama From David Schulner & Peter Horton As Put Pilot". Deadline. Retrieved May 5, 2018. 
  8. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (January 13, 2018). "NBC Orders Bellevue Medical Drama Pilot From David Schulner & Peter Horton". Deadline. Retrieved May 5, 2018. 
  9. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (May 4, 2018). "NBC Picks Up Medical Drama 'New Amsterdam' To Series; What Does That Mean For 'Chicago Med'?". Deadline. Retrieved May 4, 2018. 
  10. ^ Goldberg, Lesley (May 4, 2018). "Medical Drama 'New Amsterdam' Ordered to Series at NBC". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved May 4, 2018. 
  11. ^ Nemetz, Dave (May 4, 2018). "Ryan Eggold Drama New Amsterdam Scores Series Order at NBC". TVLine. Retrieved May 4, 2018. 
  12. ^ Surette, Tim (May 4, 2018). "Ryan Eggold Returns to NBC as a Hot Doctor". TVGuide. Retrieved May 4, 2018. 
  13. ^ Andreeva, Nellie; Petski, Denise (May 13, 2018). "NBC Fall 2018-19 Schedule: 'Chicago'-Branded Wednesday, 'SVU' To Thursday, 'The Blacklist' Held For Midseason, 'World Of Dance' Moves In-Season". Deadline. Retrieved May 13, 2018. 
  14. ^ Petski, Denise (June 19, 2018). "NBC Sets Fall 2018 Premiere Dates: 'This Is Us', 'The Voice', 'Manifest' & More". Deadline. Retrieved June 19, 2018. 
  15. ^ Petski, Denise (February 8, 2018). "Freema Agyeman & Anupam Kher Cast In NBC's Bellevue Medical Drama Pilot". Deadline. Retrieved May 4, 2018. 
  16. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (February 15, 2018). "Janet Montgomery To Star In NBC's Bellevue Medical Drama Pilot". Deadline. Retrieved May 4, 2018. 
  17. ^ Andreeva, Nellie; Petski, Denise (February 21, 2018). "Tyler Labine To Co-Star In NBC's Bellevue Medical Drama Pilot". Deadline. Retrieved May 4, 2018. 
  18. ^ Andreeva, Nellie; Petski, Denise (March 5, 2018). "Ryan Eggold To Topline NBC's David Schulner/Peter Horton Medical Drama Pilot". Deadline. Retrieved May 4, 2018. 
  19. ^ Andreeva, Nellie; Petski, Denise (March 13, 2018). "'The Last Ship's Jocko Sims To Co-Star In NBC's David Schulner Medical Drama Pilot". Deadline. Retrieved May 4, 2018. 
  20. ^ Petski, Denise (May 13, 2018). "NBC New Series Trailers: 'Manifest', 'New Amsterdam', 'I Feel Bad'". Deadline. Retrieved May 13, 2018. 
  21. ^ Ramos, Dino-Ray (May 30, 2018). "SeriesFest Unveils Initial Lineup, Sets World Premiere Of NBC Drama 'New Amsterdam'". Deadline. Retrieved May 31, 2018. 
  22. ^ Pedersen, Erik (July 24, 2018). "PaleyFest Fall TV Previews Sets Initial Lineup: Tim Allen, Sarah Silverman, Aaron Paul & More". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved July 29, 2018. 

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