Season two of Fox’s medical drama The Resident has just extended its run by nine additional episodes. The second season, which premiered on September 24th, will now consist of 22 new episodes.
Season two airs on Mondays at 8pm ET/PT.
The Resident stars Matt Czuchry (The Good Wife), Bruce Greenwood (The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story), Manish Dayal (Halt and Catch Fire), Emily VanCamp (Revenge), Shaunette Renée Wilson (Billions), Malcolm-Jamal Warner (The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story), Jane Leeves (Frazier) and Glenn Morshower (24). Todd Harthan, Amy Holden Jones, Rob Corn, Antoine Fuqua, David Boorstein, Oly Obst, and Phillip Noyce are the executive producers.
“Amy Holden Jones, Todd Harthan and the amazing team behind The Resident have brilliantly offered viewers the ability to see the medical industry through a different lens,” stated Michael Thorn, President, Entertainment, Fox Broadcasting Company. “We can’t wait to watch the exceptional cast, as they continue to roam the halls of Chastain Memorial Hospital.”
Season two’s first episode drew in 8.9 million viewers. Along with the network’s 9-1-1, The Resident season two episode one gave Fox its most-watched Monday of the fall season in four years.
The Resident Season 2 Plot:
“Season two finds star resident Dr. Conrad Hawkins (Czuchry) continuing to make difficult calls in the best interests of his patients. But, having rekindled a romantic relationship with nurse Nicolette ‘Nic’ Nevins (VanCamp), the two now must face unresolved issues from their past.
Conrad’s father, Marshall Winthrop (Morshower), has taken over as head of Chastain, and comes into direct conflict with the hospital’s newly minted CEO, Dr. Randolph Bell (Greenwood). Meanwhile, Dr. Mina Okafor (Wilson) continues to work with her larger-than-life mentor, Dr. AJ Austin (Warner). However, the skills of new ortho surgeon Dr. Kitt Voss (Leeves) could lead Mina on a different path. First-year resident Dr. Devon Pravesh (Dayal) becomes intrigued by new medical device rep Julian Booth (guest star Jenna Dewan, Step Up), whose presence at the hospital will upend business as usual for everyone there.”