‘Transplant’ in excellent health as NBC medical drama renewed for Season 2
Canadian Import Is a Stateside Hit and Will Return With More Tales from York Memorial Hospital
UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. – Dec. 11, 2020 – NBC’s hit medical drama “Transplant,” one of the biggest success stories of the year, is returning for a second season.
The series centers on Dr. Bashir “Bash” Hamed (Hamza Haq), a Syrian doctor with battle-tested skills in emergency medicine who fled his country with his younger sister, Amira. Together they struggle to build a new life in Canada as Bash strives to rebuild his career in medicine.
When ‘Transplant’ premiered in September on NBC, the Wall Street Journal said, ‘The series will make its debut as the best medical show on American television’ while the Hollywood Reporter called the ‘Transplant’ pilot ‘especially good.’ TV Guide labeled the series ‘compelling.’
The show was created by Joseph Kay, who served as executive producer on season one along with Jocelyn Deschenes, Bruno Dube, Randy Lennox, Virginia Rankin, Jeremy Spry and Tara Woodbury.