The doctor will be in for at least another season.
NBC has renewed its Tuesday night drama series New Amsterdam for a second season.
“We’ve been so excited to see how much audiences have embraced Dr. Max Goodwin and all the characters that make ‘New Amsterdam’ such an incredibly compelling medical series,” said Lisa Katz and Tracey Pakosta, Co-Presidents, Scripted Programming, NBC Entertainment. “Congratulations to David Schulner, Peter Horton, our writers and an amazing cast and crew who have brought these stories to life.”
New Amsterdam is inspired by Dr. Eric Manheimer’s memoir Twelve Patients: Life and Death at Bellevue Hospital and his 15 years as medical director at the hospital.
New Amsterdam is averaging a 2.5 rating in adults 18-49 and 11.9 million viewers overall in “live plus seven day” Nielsens, making it the #2 highest-rated new scripted series of the season in 18-49 behind only Manifest.
In “live plus same day” results, the series is undefeated in its Tuesday 10 p.m. ET timeslot versus regular broadcast competition, prevailing with 12 of 12 originals to date.
New Amsterdam stars Ryan Eggold, Freema Agyeman, Janet Montgomery, Jocko Sims, Anupam Kher and Tyler Labine.
David Schulner writes and executive produces. Peter Horton also executive produces. Dr. Eric Manheimer produces. Kate Dennis directed and executive produced the pilot.
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