ABC’s megahit medical drama The Good Doctor is about to go on break, but fear not; the show will be back with new episodes before you know it!
After this coming Monday’s new episode Dr. Shaun Murphy and the rest of the San Jose St. Bonaventure staff will be away from the hospital until January 14th, 2019.
The Good Doctor‘s second season has continued to be a successful run for the series. Earlier this week, the show was nominated for a Humanitas Prize, and the ratings have been holding steady each week. According to a press release from ABC, “The Good Doctor ranks among the season’s Top 3 broadcast gainers in delayed viewing among Adults 18-49, spiking by +136% from Live+Same Day to Live+7 Day. In fact, the sophomore ABC drama has posted triple-digit L+7 increases on each of its 6 telecasts this season with Adults 18-49, scoring its best yet in its 6th week with a massive +150% jump over its L+SD rating. “The Good Doctor” averages 12.6 million Total Viewers and a 2.4/10 in Adults 18-49 this season.”
The Good Doctor stars Freddie Highmore as Dr. Shaun Murphy, a young surgeon at San Jose St. Bonaventure Hospital with autism and savant syndrome. In addition to Highmore, the series also stars Antonia Thomas as Dr. Claire Browne, Nicholas Gonzalez as Dr. Neil Melendez, Hill Harper as Dr. Marcus Andrews, Richard Schiff as Dr. Aaron Glassman, Tamlyn Tomita as Allegra Aoki, Christina Chang as Dr. Audrey Lim, Fiona Gubelmann as Dr. Morgan Reznick, Will Yun Lee as Dr. Alex Park and Paige Spara as Lea. The series is created by David Shore who also serves executive producer along with Daniel Dae Kim, David Kim, Erin Gunn, and Sebastian Lee.
The Good Doctor airs Monday nights on ABC at 10/9c. After Monday’s winter finale, the show will return with all new episodes on January 14th, 2019.