The outlook on The Good Physician is nice.
ABC on Monday formally picked up a fifth season of the hit medical drama.
The information is hardly shocking, even with the scores erosion for The Good Physician Season 4.
Based on the newest outcomes, the collection is averaging 4.2 million viewers and a 0.6 ranking — down 32% within the demo year-to-year.
However the collection, like many others on the air, has been taking extra breaks than standard as a result of pandemic.
Episode supply occasions to the networks for a lot of exhibits take longer as a result of episodes are taking longer to provide.
The collection is the fifth-highest-rated scripted providing on ABC, coming in behind Gray’s Anatomy, Station 19, The Goldbergs, and The Conners.
It stars Freddie Highmore as Dr. Shaun Murphy, an autistic surgeon at San Jose St. Bonaventure Hospital.
The collection tackled COVID-19 early within the season, however each episode because the first two aired with a disclaimer, revealing that the collection now happens in a post-COVID-19 world.
Rounding out the solid are Antonia Thomas (as Claire Browne), Hill Harper (as Marcus Andrews), Richard Schiff (as Aaron Glassman), Christina Chang (as Audrey Lim), Fiona Gubelmann (as Morgan Reznick), and Will Yun Lee (as Alex Park).
Noah Galvin and Bria Samoné Henderson are additionally on board as recurring gamers.
ABC has already renewed Dancing With the Stars and The Bachelorette, but it surely has but to determine on any of its different scripted collection.
Gray’s Anatomy, Station 19, The Conners, The Goldbergs, Huge Sky, The Rookie, and A Million Little Issues are thought-about locks for subsequent season.
American Housewife, Residence Economics, Black-ish, Insurgent, and Combined-ish are on the bubble, however Name Your Mom and For Life are most likely not going to be again.
We should always anticipate a raft of bulletins within the coming weeks because the community’s crop of originals winds down.
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