New Amsterdam: Season 1 (2018)



Critic Consensus: Overcrowded, overwrought, and overly familiar, New Amsterdam plays more like an exquisite corpse of pre-existing shows than a breakthrough for the genre -- though that may be enough for medical drama devotees.


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Air date: Sep 25, 2018
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Inspired by Bellevue, the oldest public hospital in America, this unique medical drama follows the brilliant and charming Dr. Max Goodwin, the institution's newest medical director who sets out to tear up the bureaucracy and provide exceptional care. How can he help? Well, the doctors and staff have heard this before. Not taking "no" for an answer, Dr. Goodwin must disrupt the status quo and prove he will stop at nothing to breathe new life into this understaffed, underfunded and underappreciated hospital -- the only one in the world capable of treating Ebola patients, prisoners from Rikers and the President of the United States under one roof -- and return it to the glory that put it on the map.


Ryan Eggold
as Dr. Max Goodwin
Freema Agyeman
as Dr. Hana Sharpe
Janet Montgomery
as Dr. Laura Bloom
Jocko Sims
as Dr. Floyd Pearson
Anupam Kher
as Dr. Anil Kapoor
Tyler Labine
as Dr. Iggy Frome
Ron Rifkin
as Dean Fulton
Lisa O'Hare
as Georgia Goodwin
Nana Mensah
as Dr. Camilla Candelario
Laila Robins
as Mrs. Ryland
Sendhil Ramamurthy
as Dr. Akash Panthaki
Matthew Maher
as Ray DeMarco
Raquel Dominguez
as Janelle Mason
José Zúñiga
as Louis "Lou" Navarro
Matthew Bellows
as Dr. Clint Hartman
Mike Doyle
as Martin McIntyre
Judith Ivey
as Dr. Virginia Stauton
Jessica Frances Dukes
as Rhonda Tewkes
Olga Merediz
as Warden Gloria Salazar
Zack Robidas
as Michaela Archer
David Iacono
as Jalen Pagan
Christine Chang
as Agnes Kao
Gregory Perri
as Christopher
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All Critics (32) | Top Critics (16)

It's like The Good Doctor with cancery old guy instead of autistic young guy. It's like Grey's Anatomy with caring instead of boffing. It's like E.R. without a cardiology department. People are going to love it.

May 8, 2019 | Full Review…

Addressing medicine's many ills requires acknowledging their complexity; New Amsterdam does the opposite, leaving only frustration and fear in its wake. For a show about healing the system, it may do real harm.

Nov 28, 2018 | Full Review…

New Amsterdam the show, not just the hospital, needs a good, thorough shakeup.

Sep 25, 2018 | Rating: C+ | Full Review…
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Even if you are familiar with television's tendency to make shows about great white-dude geniuses who tell everybody else what's what and inspire the uninspired, the bluntness of the instrument at issue here might surprise you.

Sep 25, 2018 | Full Review…
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The long-term diagnosis is iffy at best, with the main characters and their cases coming off as not that special or interesting. Some creative surgery is needed, lest New Amsterdam risk expiring prematurely on its own operating table.

Sep 25, 2018 | Rating: C+ | Full Review…
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No, seriously, another network hospital show with all the same old predictable beats? Yes, sigh. Another one of those.Seriously.

Sep 20, 2018 | Rating: 1.5/4 | Full Review…
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I'd never bet against a hospital series working in Buffalo.

May 8, 2019 | Rating: 2.5/4 | Full Review…

[New Amsterdam] takes itself so, so seriously.

May 8, 2019 | Rating: 6.3/10 | Full Review…

It sure feels like something you've seen before.

Dec 18, 2018 | Full Review…

Another medical drama, which is I guess what the networks are bringing back with such force...

Dec 5, 2018 | Full Review…

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