TNT Green Lights David E. Kelley Medical Drama

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TNT has given the green light to Monday Mornings, a new medical drama produced by David E. Kelley and based on a book by CNN chief medical correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta.

Monday Mornings Book

The series will be set in Chelsea General Hospital in Portland, Oregon and center on Alfred Molina as Dr. Harding Hooten, along with:

  • Ving Rhamas Dr. Jorge "El Gato" Villanueva
  • Jamie Bamber as Dr. Tyler Wilson
  • Jennifer Finnigan as Dr. Tina Ridgeway
  • Bill Irwin as Dr. Buck Tierney (Irwin)
  • Keong Sim as Dr. Sung Park
  • Sarayu Rao as Dr. Sydney Napur (Rao)
  • Emily Swallow as Dr. Michelle Robidaux

Monday Mornings is a superb drama brought to life with passion by a gifted ensemble cast and some of the best creative minds working in television today," said Michael Wright, president, head of programming for TNT, TBS and Turner Classic Movies (TCM). "David, Sanjay and their team have given us an outstanding addition to TNT’s stable of high-profile dramas, and we’re very proud to have it on the network."

No premiere date has been set for Monday Mornings.

Earlier this month, TNT renewed Southland for a fifth season.

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Farsia2010

oh who can forget Ving Rhamas and his Diamond Dog character in Con Air, or his role in Mission Impossible!
Jamie Bamber and his roles in Hornblower and Law and Order UK!
it will also have Tara Summers, loved her in Boston Legal!
Eyal Podell, talk about hottie alert!
plus Mason Cook, he was so adorable in Spy kids! the cutest kid ever!
all in all it is a golden cast!!!!!!

Farsia2010

can't wait as well!! i LOVE Alfred Molina!!! fell in love ever since i saw him "Chocolate" and then watched ALL of his movies. Plus this is Kelly's creation! aside from Harry's law created some of my fav TV shows of all time. Boston Legal anyone?!! on a side note, i liked Harry's Law for the entire first season, i think they should have stuck with working out of a shoe store and solving neighborhood probs, it had an original spin.

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Can't wait to see if TNT drama pilot "Scent of the Missing", starring Tricia Gelfer, Eric Winter and the beautiful and talented Summer Glau (Firefly, Terminator : The Sarah Connor chronicles) is going to series.

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