NBC’s hit medical drama New Amsterdam returns for its winter premiere on January 8, 2019 at 10pm ET/PT. The new episode is titled “Six or Seven Minutes” and finds Sharpe having a difficult time keeping Max’s condition from his co-workers.
The cast of season one includes Ryan Eggold as Dr. Max Goodwin, Janet Montgomery (Salem, This Is Us) as Dr. Lauren Bloom, Tyler Labine (Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency) as Dr. Iggy Frome, and Jocko Sims (The Last Ship, Masters of Sex) as Dr. Floyd Reynolds. Freema Agyeman (Sense8, The Carrie Diaries) is Dr. Helen Sharpe and J Anupam Kher (The Indian Detective) plays Dr. Vijay Kapoor.
Guest starring are Ron Rifkin as Dean Fulton, Lisa O’Hare as Georgia Goodwin, Zabryna Guevara as Dora, Alejandro Hernandez as Casey, Sendhil Ramamurthy as Dr. Akash Panthaki, and Dierdre Friel as Ella.
The “Six or Seven Minutes Plot: Winter Premiere – As Max (Eggold) fights for his life, New Amsterdam is in full swing with a pertinent heart surgery that is not covered by insurance and a potential nurses walk out. As the team feels Max’s absence and the doctors find out that they may have to treat one of their own, Sharpe (Agyeman) must finally come clean about Max’s condition.
The Season 1 Plot:
“Inspired by Bellevue, the oldest public hospital in America, this unique medical drama follows the brilliant and charming Dr. Max Goodwin (Eggold), the institution’s newest medical director who sets out to tear up the bureaucracy and provide exceptional care. How can he help? Well, the doctors and staff have heard this before. Not taking “no” for an answer, Dr. Goodwin must disrupt the status quo and prove he will stop at nothing to breathe new life into this understaffed, underfunded and underappreciated hospital — the only one in the world capable of treating Ebola patients, prisoners from Rikers and the President of the United States under one roof — and return it to the glory that put it on the map.”