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NBC's "New Amsterdam" Promo

Discussion in 'Now Playing - TV Show Talk' started by Hcour, Sep 14, 2018.

  1. Hcour

    Hcour Well-Known Member

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    New NBC medical drama premiering this month. During the promo the new Medical Director tells his staff:

    "Any department that places billing above care will be terminated."

    Soooo, it's a fantasy?
     
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  2. series5orpremier

    series5orpremier Well-Known Member

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    Tell the audience what they want to hear. I like Ryan Eggold (from Blacklist) but medical dramas (aka soaps) aren’t my bag so I can’t picture watching it beyond the premier.
     
  3. astrohip

    astrohip Well-Known Raconteur TCF Club

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    On my list of 75 or so SPs, not a single medical show. I've never been able to stomach them.
     
  4. series5orpremier

    series5orpremier Well-Known Member

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    Me either. I’m all about crime (but not legal) dramas and sci-fi/supernatural, even better if they have a comic element to them. And sitcoms.
     
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  5. mrizzo80

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    I watch Chicago Fire and Chicago PD, but didn't bother with Chicago Med. I think I gave Code Black a few episodes before bailing in it's debut season. I never watched an episode of Gray's Anatomy or House.

    ER, however, is one of my favorite shows of all time. Seasons 1 to about 8 are terrific. It's currently streaming on Hulu.
     
  6. mlsnyc

    mlsnyc Active Member TCF Club

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    I watched “House” all the way through, even though it started to sag for me around halfway or two-thirds through its run.

    One of my top 10 shows ever is “Scrubs”.

    I can’t think of any other medical shows I tuned into.
     
  7. Howie

    Howie Out of Pocket TCF Club

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    I like medical shows, mostly. My current favorite is The Resident, but I give them all a try. I like Code Black, too. And as said above, ER was and still is a special series. I'll give this one a try, too.
     
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    mlsnyc Active Member TCF Club

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  10. mattack

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    er is one of the best shows ever. Chicago Hope was very very good too..

    I watch "The Good Doctor". I liked the "Elon Musk type runs a hospital" show (and the "Elon Musk type runs a police force") shows too....
     
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  11. That Don Guy

    That Don Guy Now with more GB

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    CBS's Pure Genius and Fox's APB, right? I watched both, but the first became a little too preachy, and, I'm trying to remember what soured me on the second; I think it ended with a storyline about how they were going to sell it to private companies rather than give it to police departments.
     
  12. mattack

    mattack Well-Known Member

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    Yes. They both had horrible ratings and weren't renewed..
     
  13. gweempose

    gweempose Well-Known Member

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    I loved that show! In fact, I only clicked on this thread because I thought perhaps they were rebooting it. Sadly, the new show is just another typical medical drama.
     
  14. ThePennyDropped

    ThePennyDropped Now I get it.

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    Has anyone been able to set up a season pass for New Amsterdam yet? I've not been able to set up passes for most of the new shows, even though their premieres are less than 2 weeks away.
     
  15. DVR_Dave

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    New Amsterdam was in my guide last night but didn't try to set up a OnePass. However, I did set up OPs for a couple of the new shows that were in the guide.
     
  16. ThePennyDropped

    ThePennyDropped Now I get it.

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    Thanks. I'll try doing it that way.
     
  17. Steveknj

    Steveknj Lost in New Joisey TCF Club

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    Like any other genre, there are some good medical shows (ER, Chicago Hope, St. Elsewhere) come to mind, and I'm generally willing to give them a shot. I'll give New Amsterdam a shot.
     
  18. midas

    midas I heard that

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    I saw the first episode a few days ago. Supposedly it's based on a true story. New Amsterdam refers to the name of the hospital and is said be Bellevue hospital in NY.

    I'm another that is not into medical dramas. I did enjoy it though. It was relatively entertaining. I doubt that I'll record it.

    Beyond that, no spoilers from me.
     
  19. pdhenry

    pdhenry Recumbent

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    Adapted from a true story, so who knows?

    Twelve Patients: Life and Death at Bellevue Hospital https://www.amazon.com/dp/B005S8O9CO/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_apa_wsfOBbSPSVEBE
     
  20. pdhenry

    pdhenry Recumbent

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    There was a TiVo banner ad promoting the show a month or so ago and you could set up a OnePass from the banner ad (a late-night promo ad was in the guide so there was something to record back then).

    So short answer, yes, I have a OP for the series.
     

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