Ahead of its annual Upfronts presentation, NBC has ordered three new dramas for the 2015/2016 season.
A spin-off from sister series Chicago Fire and Chicago PD, Chicago Med follows a team of doctors who work in the city’s hospital. Produced by Universal Television and Wolf Films, it is executive produced by Dick Wolf, Matt Olmstead, Michael Brandt, Derek Haas, Danielle Gelber, Peter Jankowski, and Joe Chappelle.
The cast includes Oliver Platt, S Epatha Merkerson, Laurie Holden, Nick Gehlfuss, and Yaya Dacosta.
Heartbreaker (fka Heart Matters) is another medical drama about Dr Alex Panttiere (Melissa George), a world-renowned heart-transplant surgeon who balances a racy personal life with breaking the boundaries of medical science.
Based on the life of Dr Kathy Magliato, it is produced by Universal Television, and executive produced by writer Jill Gordon, Amy Brenneman, Brad Silberling, and Robbie Duncan McNeill. The cast also includes Dave Annable, Don Hany, Shelley Conn, DL Hughley, Jamie Kennedy, Maya Erskine, J Louis Mills, and Joshua Leonard.
Blindspot centres on an international plot that comes to light when a woman is discovered naked in Times Square, covered in tattoos with no memory of who she is or how she got there. However, one mark is name the of an FBI agent, and he and the rest of the FBI quickly realise every one of her tattoos is an unsolved crime that leads them closer to uncovering her identity and future mysteries.
From Warner Bros Television, it is executive produced by Greg Berlanti, writer Martin Gero, Sarah Schechter, and Mark Pellington. The cast includes Sullivan Stapleton, Jaimie Alexander, Audrey Esparza, Rob Brown, Marianne Jean-Baptiste, Ukweli Roach, and Ashley Johnson.