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Emily Owens, M.D.: Season 1 (2012-2013)



Critic Consensus: Mamie Gummer is appealing in the title role, but Emily Owens, M.D. is mostly a second-rate medical comedy in the vein of Grey's Anatomy.


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Mamie Gummer stars as awkward first-year medical intern Emily Owens in the only season of this drama set at a fictional Denver hospital. Eager to put her geeky high-school days behind her, Emily tries to balance her internship work with romance, especially when she's reunited with her medical-school crush, Will Collins (Justin Hartley). Interactions with Cassandra Kopelson (Aja Naomi King), an old high-school rival who's now a fellow intern, have Emily thinking that working in a hospital is uncomfortably similar to her cliquey high-school years.


Mamie Gummer
as Emily Owens
Justin Hartley
as Will Collins
Michael Rady
as Micah Barnes
Aja Naomi King
as Cassandra Kopelson
Kelly McCreary
as Tyra Dupre
Necar Zadegan
as Gina Bandari
Harry Lennix
as Dr. Dupre
J.R. Ramirez
as A.J. Aquino
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Critic Reviews for Emily Owens, M.D.: Season 1

All Critics (36) | Top Critics (20)

Thanks to the clever writing and a very appealing performance by Gummer, this is one of my favorites of the fall season.

October 16, 2012 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

Any show that can simultaneously work on your gut and your heart is worth a look.

October 16, 2012 | Full Review…

She [Mamie Gummer] injects the ordinary with her own unique prescription brand pick-me-ups, making Emily Owens bearable when it's not fully embraceable.

October 16, 2012 | Rating: B- | Full Review…
Top Critic

Annoying as high school and its legacy can be, at a certain point you move on. For the good of the show, Emily should.

October 16, 2012 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

[Gummer] will one day need to step out of her mother's giant shadow. At least Emily proves she's got the chops to cast a shadow of her own.

October 16, 2012 | Rating: B- | Full Review…
Top Critic

Doctor! Code green! The viewers' eyes are glazing over!

October 16, 2012 | Full Review…

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