Monday, April 3, 2023

FOX Gives Series Order to Drama 'Doc' Created by Barbie Kligman

FOX has today given a series order to the original drama series Doc created by Barbie Kligman (Magnum P.I., Secrets and Lies). The drama will air as part of the broadcast network's upcoming 2023-24 schedule.

Based on the Italian series Doc -- Nelle tue mani, the medical drama centers on the hard-charging, brilliant Dr. Amy Elias, Chief of Internal and Family Medicine at Westside Hospital in Minneapolis. After a brain injury erases the last eight years of her life, Amy must navigate an unfamiliar world where she has no recollection of patients she's treated, colleagues she's crossed, the soulmate she divorced, the man she now loves and the tragedy that caused her to push everyone away. She can rely only on her estranged 17-year-old daughter, whom she remembers as a 9-year-old, and a handful of devoted friends, as she struggles to continue practicing medicine, despite having lost nearly a decade of knowledge and experience.

Kligman will executive produce with Hank Steinberg and Erwin Stoff. Fox Entertainment Studios, Sony Pictures Television, Channel Road Productions and 3 Arts Entertainment will produce.

"This moving and heroic medical drama is the very definition of storytelling excellence and what audiences have come to expect from FOX," said Michael Thorn, President of Scripted Programming, FOX Entertainment. "Doc explores the raw emotion, redemption and resilience of the human spirit in ways we rarely see, and for that, we credit the creative leadership of Barbie, Hank and Erwin, who we know will bring this story to spectacular life, this extraordinary source material and our deeply valued partners at Sony."