End clap for one of the best-selling medical series in the United States. Broadcast on the other side of the Atlantic on NBC and in France as a bonus on TF1, New Amsterdam will say goodbye in 2023 after a shortened season 5. The medical series, centered around the daily life of a young doctor taking the head of one of the oldest American hospitals located in New York, will only be entitled to 13 episodes to say goodbye to the fans.
Advertised by Deadline, this news was confirmed by NBC in a press release. “ The story of Max Goodwin and his unwavering commitment to the patients of New Amsterdam has been inspiring. We are so grateful to David Schulner, Peter Horton, our cast and crew for their talent, collaboration and incredible dedication “said Lisa Katz, the American channel’s president of scripted content.
« When I first read the pilot script of New Amsterdam, I knew we had a winner. We applauded the uproar caused by Max and when he asked his patients this simple but profound question which was ‘How can I help?’. Over the past four seasons, David, Peter and our amazing cast have tackled important, thought-provoking stories that tackled the human condition but also made us laugh and filled us with hope. We are so proud of this series and are indebted to everyone who helped bring this to life. New Amsterdam. Bravo “, reacted for her part Erin Underhill, the president of Universal Television.
Acclaimed at its highest by more than 10 million followers, New Amsterdam has been hailed for its impact on public health issues both through its storylines and off-screen. Some of its actors have thus mobilized to defend the importance of vaccines. The series has also received a letter of congratulations from Christopher Bailey, head of the Arts and Health department of the World Health Organization, for its treatment and approach to certain public health issues different from other medical series. , particularly on the subject of the ecological impact of hospitals. The series team also distinguished itself during the pandemic by delivering masks and other medical equipment to the New York Department of Health when a shortage of such equipment was possible.