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Code Black: Season 1 (2015-2016)

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Critic Consensus: While not reinventing the stethoscope, Code Black is an above-average medical drama, with appropriately theatrical storylines that make up for sometimes cheesy dialogue.

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From creator Michael Seitzman comes this medical drama that follows Residency Director Dr. Leanne Rorish (Marcia Gay Harden) as she manages four first-year residents at the overcrowded and understaffed Angels Memorial Hospital ER Room. Dr. Rorish must also navigate her relationships and occasional differences of opinion with colleagues, including Senior Nurse Jesse Sallander (Luiz Guzman), Dr. Neal Hudson (Raza Jeffrey), and Dr. Rollie Guthrie (William Allen Young), as she attempts to successfully treat patients under often stressful circumstances.

Cast

Marcia Gay Harden
as Leanne Rorish
Bonnie Somerville
as Christa Lorenson
Melanie Chandra
as Malaya Pineda
Harry M. Ford
as Angus Leighton
Luis Guzman
as Jesse Sallander
Raza Jaffrey
as Neal Hudson
William Allen Young
as Rollie Guthrie
Angela Relucio
as Risa Park
Melanie Kannokada
as Malaya Pineda
Kevin Dunn
as Dr. Mark Taylor
Ellia English
as Isabel Mendez
Jillian Murray
as Heather Pinkney
Christina Vidal
as Gina Perello
Tommy Dewey
as Mike Leighton
Cress Williams
as Cole Guthrie
Jeff Hephner
as Ed Harbert
Shiri Appleby
as Carla Niven
Maggie Grace
as Leanne Royer
Boris Kodjoe
as Will Campbell
Meagan Good
as Grace Adams
Aris Mendoza
as Paramedic
Theo Breaux
as Paramedic
Amy Stewart
as Katherine
Daniel Gerroll
as Dr. Peter Hudson
Kevin Dunn
as Dr. Mark Taylor
J.F. Davis
as Stanley
Vanessa Martinez
as Flora Saracho
Roma Chugani
as Asra Hudson
Don Creech
as Mr. Cleery
Beau Bridges
as Pete Delaney
Greg Collins
as Sheriff
Jill Andre
as Mrs. Cleery
Gail O'Grady
as Margaret O'Brien
Matthew John Armstrong
as Dylan Michael Ross
José Zúñiga
as Chef Holder
Edwin Kho
as Medic #1
Mark Atteberry
as Anesthesiologist
Sadie Stratton
as Kelly Rockman
Iris Almario
as Det. Carmody
Bruce Nozick
as Jack Irons
Lilli Birdsell
as Susan Harris
Kenneth Mitchell
as Cory Rockman
Skyler Day
as Vernoica Franco
Zach Bostrom
as Killian
Luke Donaldson
as Ethan Watney
Nikhil Pai
as JJ Coyle
Stacy Chbosky
as Joan Wright
Joe Piccuirro
as Medic #2
T.J. Linnard
as Brian Wellborn
June Squibb
as Dorothy
Jackson Pace
as Pete Irvin
Michael Trucco
as Tom Moreno
Linn Bjornland
as Basti's Mother
B.J. Clinkscales
as Deputy Sam Pace
Amy Tolsky
as Mrs. Curtis
Lamont Thompson
as Stan Oberlin
Alicia Coppola
as Karen Irvin
Julian Zane
as Pablo Saracho
Angela Lewis
as Shanni Platt
Aylam Orian
as Basti's Father
Curt Mega
as Aaron Jacobson
Kati Salowsky
as Lizzie Barnett
Ajiona Alexus
as Keesha Platt
Cathryn de Prume
as Nancy Smith
Shanti Lowry
as Tiffany
Myndy Crist
as Susan Stein
Stoney Westmoreland
as Rick Biddenger
Bryce McBratnie
as James Barnett
Doug Haley
as Darrell Bridges
Christopher Gartin
as Robert Stein
Benito Martinez
as Steve Jasso
Elaine Mani Lee
as Phlebotomist
Virginia Tucker
as Elena Hunter
Dan Martin
as Donald
JD Cullum
as Edward Darius
Elisha Henig
as Luke Barton
Tangie Ambrose
as Kayla Phelps
Jamie Luner
as Candace
Tim Guinee
as Adam Benton
Emily Bridges
as Mia Delaney
Graham Hamilton
as Henry Randall
Craig Welzbacher
as Ben Barton
Lisa Kaminir
as Lindsey Calhoon
Thomas Kopache
as Edwin Parker
Grace Van Dien
as Friend One
Courtney Ford
as Danielle Randall
L.J. Benet
as Jeremy Parker
Sprague Grayden
as Leslie Garcia
Ericka Kreutz
as OB Nurse
Peter James Smith
as Dermatologist
Sal Lopez
as Drunk Man
Dave Power
as Craig James
Steven Culp
as Desmond
Erin Way
as Debbie
C.J. Hoff
as Caesar
Jesse Wang
as Sang Han
Becky Wu
as Fannie Lee
Tracy Kay
as Debra
Rick Garcia
as News Anchor
A.J. Castro
as Ambulance Driver
Michael B. Silver
as Dr. Paul Weatherly
Kim Whalen
as Rachel
Lonny Aufrie
as Zoe Bower
Cantrell Harris
as Fire Rescue
Pat Harvey
as News Anchor
Ann Marie Lee
as Charge Nurse
Thai Douglas
as Sheriff
Juan Monsalvez
as Event Medic
Corey Mendell Parker
as Officer Combs
Daniel Robaire
as Radiology Tech
Monica Lawson
as Pediatric Nurse
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Critic Reviews for Code Black: Season 1

All Critics (41) | Top Critics (20)

Action and the beginning of character development are both good signs.

September 9, 2015 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

If you missed ER or would prefer your Grey's Anatomy without so much bed-hopping, this could be the show for you.

September 30, 2015 | Rating: B | Full Review…

Harden's unfortunate typecasting is the least of the ailments afflicting Code Black.

September 30, 2015 | Full Review…

If the writers keep showing off Harden and Guzman so well, Code Black should have a good shot at survival. The premiere's emotional payoff offers another reason to hope.

September 30, 2015 | Full Review…

Harden is a fine actress, but the show's writers too often give her heavy-handed lines that are the equivalent of cauterizing a head wound with a blow torch.

September 30, 2015 | Rating: C | Full Review…
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Code Black is a pretty good show and a pretty recognizable one too.

September 30, 2015 | Rating: B+ | Full Review…
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