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L.A. Doctors is an American medical drama television series set in a Los Angeles primary care practice. It ran on CBS during the 1998-99 season. It replaced Brooklyn South after its cancellation in May 1998.[1]

L.A. Doctors
Created by John Lee Hancock
Starring Ken Olin
Matt Craven
Rick Roberts
Sheryl Lee
Theme music composer Jeff Rona
Composer(s) Jeff Beal
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 24
Production
Executive producer(s) Michelle Ashford
John Lee Hancock
Mark Johnson
Running time 60 minutes
Production company(s) Johnson/Hancock
CBS Productions
Columbia TriStar Television
Distributor Sony Pictures Television
CBS Television Distribution
Release
Original network CBS
Original release September 21, 1998 – May 10, 1999

Contents

PremiseEdit

Four Los Angeles doctors run a practice in this drama that focuses as much on the problems in the American medical system as it does on the patients.

CastEdit

CancellationEdit

The series was scheduled opposite ABC's Monday Night Football and NBC's Dateline Monday, and struggled in the ratings, leading up to the show's cancellation in May 1999

EpisodesEdit

No.TitleDirected by [2]Original air dateProd.
code [2]
1"Pilot"[3]Gary FlederSeptember 21, 1998 (1998-09-21)[3]100[3]
2"Under the Radar"Dean ParisotSeptember 28, 1998 (1998-09-28)101
3"A Prayer for the Lying"Peter MarkleOctober 5, 1998 (1998-10-05)102
4"Fear of Flying"David CarsonOctober 12, 1998 (1998-10-12)104
5"Whither Thou Goest"Graham YostOctober 19, 1998 (1998-10-19)105
6"Classic Evan"Gary FlederOctober 26, 1998 (1998-10-26)106
7"Maybe It's You"Ken OlinNovember 2, 1998 (1998-11-02)107
8"The Code"David CarsonNovember 9, 1998 (1998-11-09)108
9"What About Bob?"Scott BrazilNovember 16, 1998 (1998-11-16)109
10"Nate Expectations"Nicole HolofcenerNovember 30, 1998 (1998-11-30)103
11"Leap of Faith"Reynaldo VillalobosDecember 7, 1998 (1998-12-07)110
12"Endless Bummer"Gary FlederDecember 14, 1998 (1998-12-14)111
13"Been There, Done That"Rick BotaJanuary 11, 1999 (1999-01-11)112
14"Just Duet"Joe NapolitanoJanuary 18, 1999 (1999-01-18)113
15"True Believers"Ken OlinJanuary 25, 1999 (1999-01-25)114
16"Baby, It's Cold Outside"Stephen GyllenhaalFebruary 8, 1999 (1999-02-08)115
17"Immaculate Deception"Joe NapolitanoFebruary 15, 1999 (1999-02-15)116
18"Denial"Rick RosenthalMarch 1, 1999 (1999-03-01)117
19"Where the Rubber Meets the Road"John Lee HancockMarch 8, 1999 (1999-03-08)118
20"The Life Lost in Living"Rick RosenthalMarch 22, 1999 (1999-03-22)119
21"O Captain, My Captain"Ken OlinApril 19, 1999 (1999-04-19)120
22"Que Sera, Sarah"Scott BrazilApril 26, 1999 (1999-04-26)121
23"Every Picture Tells a Story"Alex GravesMay 3, 1999 (1999-05-03)122
24"Forty-Eight Minutes"Ken OlinMay 10, 1999 (1999-05-10)123

Awards and nominationsEdit

The series won the 1999 People's Choice Award for Favorite New Dramatic Television Series.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ The Complete Directory to Prime Time Network and Cable TV Shows, 1946-Present. Ballantine Books. 2003. p. 653. ISBN 0-345-45542-8. 
  2. ^ a b From the United States Copyright Office catalog: "Public Catalog - Copyright Catalog (1978 to present) - Basic Search [search: "LA Doctors"]". United States Copyright Office. Retrieved 2017-09-08. 
  3. ^ a b c From the United States Copyright Office catalog: "Public Catalog - Copyright Catalog (1978 to present) - Basic Search [search: "L.A. Doctors"]". United States Copyright Office. Retrieved 2017-09-08. 

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