NBC has fixed a bid order to “St. Denis Medical,” a drama bid hailing from “Superstore” and “American Auto” creator Justin Spitzer alongside Eric Ledgin, who besides wrote and executive produced connected some shows.
Per nan charismatic logline, nan bid is “a mockumentary astir an underfunded, understaffed Oregon infirmary wherever nan dedicated doctors and nurses effort their champion to dainty patients while maintaining their ain sanity.”
Wendi McLendon-Covey stars arsenic Joyce, St. Denis’ executive head and erstwhile oncological surgeon who has large dreams for nan early of nan hospital, though those dreams are not presently being realized. And arsenic reported exclusively by Variety, Allison Tolman will play Alex, nan supervising caregiver successful St. Denis’ emergency section who is dedicated to providing fantabulous attraction to her patients, often sacrificing her individual life to support her precocious standards.
The formed besides includes David Alan Grier, Josh Lawson, Mekki Leeper and Kahyun Kim.
NBC ordered nan aviator for “St. Denis Medical” successful February aft giving nan task a accumulation committedness successful August of 2022. “St. Denis Medical” is co-created by Spitzer and Ledgin, who some executive nutrient pinch Simon Heuer connected behalf of Spitzer Holding Company, which will nutrient nan series. Ruben Fleischer directed and executive produced nan pilot. Universal Television serves arsenic nan studio.
Spitzer and Ledgin are some nether wide deals astatine Universal Television. “American Auto,” their existent task pinch nan studio, has yet to beryllium renewed for a 3rd play astatine NBC.