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NBC Acquires Canadian Medical Drama


NBC has acquired the medical series Transplant, which has been a hit on Canada’s CTV network.

The 13-episode series centers on Dr. Bashir “Bash” Hamed, a Syrian doctor with battle-tested skills in emergency medicine who fled his country with his younger sister, Amira. Together they struggle to build a new life in Canada as Bash strives to rebuild his career in medicine.

Transplant stars Hamza Haq (Quantico), Laurence Leboeuf (The Disappearance), John Hannah (Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.), Jim Watson (Mary Kills People) and Ayisha Issa (Polar). Developed at CTV, Transplant is produced by Sphère Média Plus in association with CTV and NBCUniversal International Studios. NBCUniversal Global Distribution handles worldwide distribution for the series.

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