Articles for Trauma Season 1

After its initial announcement last month about the shows it would pick up, today NBC revealed its official 2009-2010 schedule and also made several official cancellations.My Name is Earl and Medium are both gone, though there are possibilities that both shows could be picked up by rival networks.  For My Name is Earl, it‘s especially difficult since the season ended with a cliffhanger.More Fall Lineups:FOXABCNBCCBSThe CW Read more »
Joining the fray of medical-themed series in television today is Trauma, which, says NBC, is "the first high-octane medical drama series to live exclusively in the field where the real action is."  From those who made fellow NBC product and critics‘ darling Friday Night Lights, Trauma takes viewers to one of the most dangerous medical professions in the world - first responder paramedics.  The NBC series stars Derek Luke, Cliff Curtis, Anastasia Griffith, Aimee Garcia, Kevin Rankin, and Jamey Sheridan as belonging to a trauma team from San Francisco General who travels by land, by sea, or by air to reach victims in time.Zap2it reports, however, that critics haven‘t been nearly as kind to Trauma as they were to Friday Night Lights.  "NBC‘s new drama about paramedics in San Francisco looks to be a flashy mix of medical drama and action, like ER after a hypo full of adrenalin.  We‘re talking exploding tanker trucks, helicopter crashes, reckless driving -- pretty fun stuff." Read more »
NBC has already announced the premiere dates for its fall shows, kicking off the highly anticipated, The Jay Leno Show, on Monday, September 14 at 10pm---a week before the official start of the 2009-10 TV season. The Biggest Loser will also get an early start this fall as it kicks off the news season with a two-hour episode on Tuesday, September 15.  Read more »
After picking up full seasons of Mercy, Community and Parks and Recreation just last week, NBC has decided to cancel Trauma, the fall TV series about a group of paramedics in San Francisco, California just a month following its September 28 premiere. According to the Hollywood Reporter, however, the network will finish producing the rest of the original 13-episode order of the medical drama, which stars Derek Luke, Cliff Curtis, and Anastasia Griffith among others. Read more »
After a midseason kickoff last season, Chuck is back on NBC‘s fall calendar, prematurely leaked by The Hollywood Reporter. Chuck returns to its old Monday 8pm slot, followed by two rookies: global-conspiracy-theory drama The Event and another action drama, this time about a team of US Marshalls who track down fugitives, Chase.See More:The CW‘s Fall Lineup>>CBS‘ Fall Lineup>>ABC‘s Fall Lineup>>FOX‘s Fall Lineup>>Wednesday, meanwhile, is Law and Order night, featuring the spin-off Law & Order: Los Angeles at 10, while J.J. Abrams drama Undercovers and Law & Order: SVU open the night. Mercy and Trauma, as well as former NBC flagship Heroes, are nowhere in sight, although network execs are reportedly in talks to give both Heroes and Law & Order "special event" or two-hour finale send-offs next fall. Read more »
The CW lineup is about to get even hunkier, if that was even possible, with two new recurring roles on The Vampire Diaries and Life Unexpected.Last year was rough for stars Taylor Kinney (Trauma) and Shaun Sipos (Melrose Place). Both of their shows failed, but now both are getting a second shot on the CW‘s hot new shows.  Read more »

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