NBC Gives Series Order to Medical Drama New Amsterdam


NBC has made its first pilot pickup for the 2018-19 season with a series order for the medical drama New Amsterdam.

Inspired by Bellevue, the oldest public hospital in America, the series follows the brilliant and charming Dr. Max Goodwin, the institution’s newest medical director who sets out to tear up the bureaucracy and provide exceptional care. The cast includes Ryan Eggold, Freema Agyeman, Janet Montgomery, Jocko Sims, Anupam Kher and Tyler Labine.

David Schulner will write and executive produce. Kate Dennis will direct and executive produce the pilot. Peter Horton also executive produces. Dr. Eric Manheimer will produce.

New Amsterdam is produced by Universal Television, Pico Creek Productions and Mount Moriah.