TNT's newest medical drama series, Heartland
, is based on the high-stakes world of heart-transplant surgery. The pilot, which premiered on June 18, is produced by Warner Horizon Television.
features an organ transplant surgeon who has dedicated his life to save lives, even at the cost of his relationships, which include his ex-wife. The former couple must now work past their differences as they face the pressures of their job while working in the same hospital.
Read on to find out more about the cast.
is actor Treat Williams
who stars as Nathaniel Grant. He plays a devoted and overworked organ transplant surgeon and former husband to Kate Armstrong. Williams is best known for starring on the drama series Everwood
. He has also appeared on Brothers and Sisters
, and has worked in films like Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous
Playing the role of Nathaniel’s ex-wife Kate Armstrong is actress Kari Matchett
. Her character works as an organ-recovery coordinator who also counsels the survivors and loved ones of those who have donated organs. Armstrong is a Gemini award-winning actress who has previously appeared on 24, Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip
, and on Invasion
Other doctors on the show include Rockmond Dunbar
, popularly known for his role on Soul Food
and on Prison Break
as C-Note, Chris William Martin
as Simon Griffith, actor who appeared on Felicity
, The L Word
, and Tom Stone
, and Dabney Coleman
as Bart Jacobs, credited for films like Tootsie, Inspector Gadget,
and You’ve Got Mail
In addition, the show also features Morena Baccarin
as Jessica Kivala, and Danielle Nicolet
as Mary Singletary, as the nurses of the hospital.
Monday nights at 10/9c on TNT.
-Kris De Leon, BuddyTV Staff Columnist
(Photo Courtesy of TNT)