Fall TV Preview

NBC Acquires Canadian Medical Drama Nurses, From Saving Hope and Rookie Blue EPs — Find Out When It'll Premiere

Nurses American Premiere Date NBC

In response to the global pandemic, NBC has in bringing in some reinforcement Nurses from the North.

The Peacock net has acquired Nurses, a drama that follows five of the titular medical professionals as they work in a busy Toronto hospital and try to manage their high-stress jobs along with their involved personal lives, TVLine has learned.

Nurses preview episodes will air for two Mondays, Dec. 7 and Dec. 14, at 10/9c before moving to its regular time slot on Tuesday, Jan. 5, at 10.

The series — which TVLine recently singled out as a Hidden Canadian Gem — counts among its executive producers Ilana Frank (Saving Hope, Rookie Blue) and Tassie Cameron (Rookie BlueMary Kills PeopleTen Days in the Valley). It recently completed filming Season 2 in Toronto. In Canada, it airs on Global TV.

The cast includes Tiera Skovbye (Riverdale), Natasha Calis (The Good Doctor), Jordan Johnson-Hinds (Blindspot, Suits), Sandy Sidhu (Home Before Dark) and Donald MacLean Jr. (October Faction).

The acquisition is NBC’s second from America’s neighbor to the north; Transplant, another Canadian medical drama, debuted on the network in September and airs Tuesdays at 10/9c.

Are you planning on making an appointment with Nurses? Are there any other Canadian series you’d like to see air on American networks? Hit the comments and let us know!