FOX International Channels (FIC) will premiere the star-studded medical drama,Monday Mornings, on FOX, channel 125 on DStv and on StarTimes from Wednesday, 3 July at 8pm WAT.
FIC will be the exclusive first window pay TV broadcaster in Africa. The show takes viewers to Chelsea General. Home to some of the top surgeons in the world, thanks to the hospital’s notorious Monday morning morbidity and mortality – or “311” – conferences. In these legendary meetings, Chief of Staff Harding Hooten leads a harsh, closed-door review of the complications encountered and mistakes made during the course of patient care.
As the series opens, Trauma Chief Jorge Villanueva treats what appears to be an attempted suicide by car only to discover that the crash victim suffered a life-threatening brain aneurysm. Renowned neurosurgeon Dr. Ty Wilson is shaken by the case of 11-year-old Quinn McDaniels, whose soccer injury reveals a much graver problem. Workaholic Dr. Sydney Napur solves a case that had the rest of the hospital staff stumped. Meanwhile, Dr. Sung Park performs high-tech deep brain stimulation on a patient with uncontrollable hand tremors.
“The new series extends the appeal of medical dramas, which is growing on the African continent. We have brought viewers world class shows like the Grey’s Anatomy franchise and see Monday Mornings continuing on the trend of providing viewers with non-stop entertainment,” said director: Broadcasting and Sales of Fox International Channels, Thandi Davids.