Exclusive: Melrose Place Grad Michael Rady Returns to The CW in Medical Pilot First Cut

Michael Rady First CutMelrose Place alum Michael Rady is headed back to The CW in the medical-themed drama pilot First Cut, TVLine has learned exclusively.

The project, from former Gilmore Girls co-producer Jennie Snyder Urman, follows Emily, a newly-minted doctor as she discovers that life at the hospital where she works is no different than high school.

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Rady, whose credits also include recurring gigs on Greek and (more recently) The Mentalist, will play Micah, the surgical resident who helps oversee/mentor this new crop of medical interns.

Also joining the cast is Kelly McCreary (White Collar) in the role of Tyra, one of the medical interns working Emily.

Urman penned the script and serves as an exec producer along with Dan Jinks (Pushing DaisiesTraveler).

Comments (15)

  • Does anyone remember him in Melrose Place over Greek? NO NO A THOUSAND TIMES NO. Max was Casey’s best love interest until the writer’s had to make him forcibly unlikable so her reunion with Cappy could feel “right.”
    He will forever live in my heart as the best thing about Greek’s second season.

    Comment by Sam – February 22, 2012 01:02 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • I agree. I loved Max’s quirkiness of Greek. He was perfect to Casey.

      Comment by Phil – February 22, 2012 01:15 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • he was SOOOOOOOOOOO lame in melrose. i liked the remake somewhat, but good god he was dull and his fiancee. but he was incredible in sisterhood of the traveling pants role. how can that be?

      Comment by lorna – February 23, 2012 01:20 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I liked him on melrose place. If this new show gets picked up, I hope he is gonna be shirtless very often

    Comment by luke – February 22, 2012 01:20 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I will always remember him as Alexis Bledels love interest in Sisterhood Of the Traveling Pants…what does that mean for his status on The Mentalist?

    Comment by Linda – February 22, 2012 01:23 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • Means he’s getting killed off, which I figured. I just don’t get why people peddle him as an older person then he is, because he doesn’t look it.

      Comment by Danielle H – February 22, 2012 02:09 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
      • He’s wasted on The Mentalist. Hope his new show is a better fit.

        Comment by sue – February 22, 2012 09:00 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Hope his year-long stint on Mentalist maybe done after the show wraps up Season Four.

    Comment by kevin – February 22, 2012 02:01 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I liked him in Sisterhood of the Travelling Pants and I liked him on Melrose
    The CW sure likes to use actors from failed shows or actors that have guest starred on CW shows

    Comment by sarah – February 22, 2012 02:02 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Wasn’t he in that 70′s drama with Grant Show – not sure if this was pre-Greek or not? Also saw him recently on House of Lies.

    Comment by gemapet – February 22, 2012 03:28 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Season 1 of Greys Anatomy again?

    Comment by shaun – February 22, 2012 10:01 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • No interest in this show, but oh he was cute on Greek.

    Comment by Tee – February 23, 2012 05:42 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Where is the picture for kelly mccreary?
    Everwhere the headlines says “Michael rady and kelly Mccreary have been cast in First cut” yet there is only pictures of Michael Rady. Noone has thought to use kellys’ photos?

    Comment by Crow – March 3, 2012 05:40 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Necar @zadegan is also in First Cut. She is Dr Gina … a no nonsense (rockstar like) heart surgeon.

    Comment by Cynthia (@cynthia_moran) – April 18, 2012 12:06 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Okay, I found it. This guy for Spike Spiegel in Cowboy Bebop, the live action movie.

    Comment by Randall McKay – June 5, 2012 09:33 PM PDT  Reply To This Post

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