Wednesday, August 12, 2020

NBC Sets Premiere Date for Canadian Drama 'Transplant' Starring Hamza Haq

NBC has today announced the premiere date for the upcoming original Canadian drama Transplant starring Hamza Haq.

The 13-episode first season will premiere on Tuesday, September 1 at 10/9c., following a new episode of America's Got Talent.

The drama centers on Dr. Bashir "Bash" Hamed (Haq), a Syrian doctor with battle-tested skills in emergency medicine who fled his country with his younger sister, Amira. Together they struggle to build a new life in Canada as Bash strives to rebuild his career in medicine.

In addition to Haq, the drama stars Laurence Leboeuf, John Hannah, Jim Watson and Ayisha Issa.

Joseph Kay created the drama. He executive produces with Jocelyn Deschenes, Bruno Dube, Randy Lennox, Virginia Rankin, Jeremy Spry and Tara Woodbury. NBCUniversal International Studios and Sphere Media produce.