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Turner Greenlights Reality Series ‘M.D. Live’

10 Two-Hour Episodes Ordered

TNT has ordered 10 episodes of a two-hour weekly reality series from Lionsgate Television for 2019 tentatively titled “M.D. Live,” which will feature patients battling various ailments that are undiagnosed, misdiagnosed, or uncured. A recurring panel of highly accredited doctors will discuss potential diagnoses before throwing live to the crowd for additional feedback, solutions and support. T 0 episodes of the series from Lionsgate Television.

The logline: This multi-platform television series will also feature breaking medical alerts, cutting-edge medical breakthroughs, and live remotes from across the country and around the world. The series will enable a team of top medical experts to help diagnose and/or treat patients on location throughout the country. “M.D. Live” is also working with a top bio-ethicist to ensure the medical team is able to provide the best patient-forward support.

Through an online experience and interactive components including live, second-screen experiences, audiences can share their thoughts on what’s happening in the show in real time.

“M.D. Live” is produced by B17 Entertainment and Motiv8 Media in association with Lionsgate Television with Brien Meagher, Rhett Bachner, Kara Kurcz, and Brian Lee serving as executive producers.

Written by Marc Berman

Marc Berman

Marc Berman has been writing professionally since 1999 and is the author of the “Mr. Television” for Campaign US (www.campaignlive.com). Most recently, Berman was the creator and Editor-in-Chief of website and newsletter TV Media Insights for Cross MediaWorks. From 1999-2011, he was the Senior Editor for Mediaweek and has also written for The New York Daily News, Variety, The Hollywood Reporter and Emmy Magazine, among others. Berman has also appeared on “Entertainment Tonight,” “Extra,” “Access Hollywood,” “Inside Edition,” “The CBS Evening News,” E!, CNN, CNBC, Fox News and MSNBC.

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