NBC has announced that medical drama New Amsterdam has been renewed 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 of scripted programming of NBC Entertainment. “Congratulations to David Schulner, Peter Horton, our writers and an amazing cast and crew who have brought these stories to life.”
Based on the book Twelve Patients: Life and Death at Bellevue Hospital by Eric Manheimer and developed for television by David Schulner (Desperate Housewives), New Amsterdam follows Dr. Max Goodwin, the institution’s newest medical director who sets out to tear up the bureaucracy, disrupt the understaffed hospital’s status quo, and breathe new life into an underappreciated space that has seen better days.
The third scripted series NBC has renewed for 2019-20 following Will & Grace and The Good Place, the series, currently the second highest rated freshman of the year behind Manifest, stars Ryan Eggold (The Blacklist), Freema Agyeman (The Carrie Diaries), Janet Montgomery (Salem), Jocko Sims (The Last Ship), Anupam Kher (Sense8), and Tyler Labine (Reaper).
New Amsterdam airs Tuesdays at 10:00 on NBC.