ABC Gives Full-Season Order to
Television’s No. 1 New Drama, ‘The Good
ABC GIVES FULL-SEASON ORDER TO
TELEVISION’S NO. 1 NEW DRAMA,
‘THE GOOD DOCTOR’
Television’s No. 1 new drama, “The Good
Doctor,” has been given a full-season order,
Channing Dungey, president, ABC
Entertainment, said today.
thrilled to announce that we are giving our
viewers additional episodes of ’The Good
Doctor,’” said Channing Dungey, president,
ABC Entertainment. “We have an amazing team
in front of and behind the camera, led by
Freddie Highmore’s incredibly nuanced
performance as Dr. Shaun Murphy, and we’re
confident the show will continue to
captivate our audience.”
date, “The Good Doctor” ranks as Monday’s
No. 1 drama broadcast show in Adults 18-49
and in Total Viewers, improving the 10
o’clock hour for ABC by 50%. The
new ABC drama is also the biggest gainer in
TV playback, with its debut telecast jumping
by 5.5 million viewers making it the biggest
debut for any new series on any network in 3
After 3 days of TV
playback, ABC’s new drama grew to 16.9
million Total Viewers from the 11.4 million
in Live + Same Day and a 3.7 rating with
Adults 18-49 from a 2.2 in Live + Same Day.
“The Good Doctor” airs Mondays at 10:00
p.m. ET on The ABC Television Network.
The series stars Freddie Highmore as Dr.
Shaun Murphy, Antonia Thomas as Dr. Claire
Browne, Nicholas Gonzalez as Dr. Neil
Melendez, Chuku Modu as Dr. Jared Kalu, Beau
Garrett as Jessica Preston, Hill Harper as
Dr. Marcus Andrews, Richard Schiff as Dr.
Aaron Glassman and Tamlyn Tomita as Allegra
The series is from Sony
Pictures Television and ABC Studios. David
Shore is writer and executive
producer. Daniel Dae Kim, David Kim and
Sebastian Lee are also executive producers.
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