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Pure Genius coming to Universal Channel in November

Dermot Mulroney and Odette Annable lead the cast of the new drama.

Pure Genius
Credit: NBCUniversal

Cutting-edge medical drama Pure Genius is coming to Universal Channel in November it has been announced.

The series tells the story of young Silicon Valley tech titan James Bell (Augustus Prew) who enlists exceptional veteran surgeon Dr. Walter Wallace (Dermot Mulroney), with a controversial past, to run a state-of-the-art hospital with an ultramodern approach to medicine.

In addition to Dr. Walter Wallace as his Chief of Staff, his team of trailblazers includes Dr. Zoe Brockett (Odette Annable), an exceptional, fearlessly frank physician; Dr. Talaikha Channarayapatra (Reshma Shetty), an idealistic neurosurgeon; Dr. Malik Verlaine (Aaron Jennings), a former gang member now spearheading efforts to provide 24/7 health monitoring in poor neighborhoods via computer; Dr. Scott Strauss (Ward Horton), an intense neurologist with an Ivy league pedigree; and Angie Cheng (Brenda Song), an enthusiastic 3-D printer programming whiz.

“We’re thrilled to have secured the UK premiere of Pure Genius for Universal Channel,” comments Colin McLeod, MD, UK & Emerging Markets, NBCUniversal International Networks. “This inspiring, cutting-edge drama is a great addition to our portfolio of high-quality, character-led shows and is bound to hit home with new and existing viewers alike.”

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Pure Genius is created and written by Jason Katims.

The UK premiere of Pure Genius is Wednesday 16th November at 9pm, only on Universal Channel. Watch the trailer for the show below:


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