NBC Orders More Episodes for ‘St. Denis Medical’ Season 1

NBC has expanded the upcoming medical comedy “St. Denis Medical” by ordering five additional episodes for its first season. This increase brings the total count to 18 episodes.

Series Overview

“St. Denis Medical,” set to air on Tuesdays at 8/7c this fall, is a mockumentary-style comedy. The show is based in an underfunded and understaffed Oregon hospital where doctors and nurses struggle to treat patients while maintaining their sanity.

Cast and Crew

The series stars Wendi McLendon-Covey as the hospital’s executive director Joyce, David Alan Grier as emergency doctor Ron, and Allison Tolman as supervising nurse Alex. Additional cast members include Josh Lawson, Kahyun Kim, Mekki Leeper, and Kaliko Kauahi. Justin Spitzer co-creates and executive produces the series.

Production Background

Despite earning an official series order in June 2023, “St. Denis Medical” faced delays caused by industry strikes, leading to its postponement from the previous season’s schedule. The show’s premiere date is yet to be announced.

Reception and Expectations

The series is anticipated to bring humor and fresh narrative styles to NBC’s fall lineup. Viewers and critics alike are keen to see how the cast and unique mockumentary format will resonate with audiences.

Wrapping Up

NBC’s commitment to “St. Denis Medical” with additional episodes signifies high expectations for the show’s performance this fall. For more updates and detailed coverage of upcoming television shows, visit HitPlay.

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