NBC had some good news today for fans of the medical drama series “New Amsterdam;” the show has been renewed for another season, and new episodes are on the way. The network confirmed the renewal on Monday morning, the show has been a steady performer on Tuesday nights for the network and is wrapping up its freshman season this winter. The show currently stars Ryan Eggold, Freema Agyeman, Janet Montgomery, Jocko Sims, Anupam Kher, and Tyler Labine.
“We’ve been so excited to see how much audiences have embraced Dr. Max Goodwin and all the characters that make ‘New Amsterdam’ such an incredibly compelling medical series,” said Lisa Katz and Tracey Pakosta, Co-Presidents, Scripted Programming, NBC Entertainment. “Congratulations to David Schulner, Peter Horton, our writers and an amazing cast and crew who have brought these stories to life.”
According to the network’s announcement, “New Amsterdam” is averaging a 2.5 rating in adults 18-49 and 11.9M viewers overall in “live plus seven day” Nielsen ratings. That makes “New Amsterdam” the second highest-rated new scripted series of the season in the 18-49 demo, only behind the series “Manifest.”
The show is a popular same-day streamer as well. In “live plus same day” results, “New Amsterdam” is undefeated in its Tuesday 10 p.m. ET timeslot, versus regular broadcast competition.
“New Amsterdam” is inspired by Dr. Eric Manheimer’s memoir “Twelve Patients: Life and Death at Bellevue Hospital” and his 15 years as medical director at that hospital.
David Schulner writes and executive produces the series for NBC, along with Peter Horton who also executive produces. Dr. Eric Manheimer produces as well, and Kate Dennis directed and executive produced the pilot for the network.
“New Amsterdam” is produced by Universal Television, Pico Creek Productions, and Mount Moriah.
“New Amsterdam” will return on February 12th, so you can set a reminder if you are a fan of the show.