Amsterdam, Max Original Season 1 Premiere Release Date, Cast, Plot And Expectations!

Medical dramas have a different kind of appeal to them. They are like gateways for us common people to see what goes on in the day-to-day life of a doctor. In this genre, the series ‘New Amsterdam’, also simply known as ‘Amsterdam’ is considered a good specimen of its king from the previous decade.

The series is soon coming to HBO Max. You can get up to speed with series by going through all the information about the series which has been provided below. Let’s start then, without any further delay.


Amsterdam Season 1

The medical drama was created by David Schulner from the story of a novel of the name ‘Twelve Patients: Life and Death at Bellevue Hospital. The author of the book is Eric Manheimer. A lot of directors have directed the series over the years.

The production though has always been handled by two principal production companies, namely the Mount Moriah Pico Creel Productions and Universal Television. The first season of the series aired on the NBC network from 25th September 2018 to 14th May 2019.

Since then, the series has completed 3 more seasons, the entire series having a total episode count of 69. So far the series was not available on any OTT platform but now HBO Max is going to release the season 1 on 20th March 2022. Moving on, our focus shifts to the cast details of the season 1 of ‘Amsterdam’.

Cast Of Amsterdam

In season 1, the main cast has 6 actors and actresses. They are Freema Agyeman as Dr. Helen Sharpe, Ryan Eggold as Dr. Max Goodwin, Jocko Sims as Dr. Floyd Reynolds, Janet Montgomery as Dr. Lauren Bloom, Anupam Kher as Dr. Vijay Kapoor and Tyler Labine as Dr. Ignatius “Iggy” Frome.

In the later seasons, more cast members join but these 6 have remained with show for its further seasons as well. The series has been able to make a special space in the medical drama genre due to am excellent plot. On that note, here are the plot details of season 1.

Amsterdam – Season 1 Plot

The series starts with the appointment of Dr. Max Goodwin as the medical director of the New Amsterdam hospital. The hospital is one of the oldest and the most reputed one in all of USA. But neglect and bureaucracy have destroyed the hospital. The hospital in a word is no longer living up to its name.

Dr. Max sees this and sets about to restore the hospital to its former glory by pulling apart the bureaucracy. His ultimate aim is to make the hospital a place that provides the best service to its patients without any indifference or favoritism among for patients.

A lot happens in season 1 but it is clear that the narrative does not reach a conclusion as there are 3 more seasons of the series. We hope that after season 1, the other 3 seasons of the series are also released soon on HBO Max.



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