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Monday, February 4, 2013

Monday Mornings: TV Review

Did anyone else tune in to TNT's new sobering medical drama, based on the writings of neurosurgeon and CNN correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta, and find that they now need a stiff drink, stat? I can guess what you're thinking — “Wait, but what's the name of more
Entertainment Weekly (blog) ( 2/4/2013 7:02:12 PM -08:00 )

TV review: “Monday Mornings” doesn't create believable characters
A medical drama on cable is a little bit different than a medical drama on a broadcast network. At least in terms of who lives and who dies. To be deliberately vague so as not to spoil the debut of "Monday Mornings" (Monday, 7 and 10:05 p.m., TNT), in one of more
Salt Lake Tribune (blog) ( 2/4/2013 12:33:03 PM -08:00 )

"Monday Mornings" Requires Patience
When you combine the writing skills of CNN Medical Correspondent Sanjay Gupta with the producing skills of David E. Kelley, you get a TV series with some very high credentials. This is the case with "Monday Mornings" the new TNT series which is based on more
Huffington Post (blog) ( 2/4/2013 8:52:52 AM -08:00 )

'Monday Mornings' review: Doctors, dissected
In brief: "Monday Mornings" is a well-acted but grim medical drama about the fatal mistakes made by the hotshot surgeons of Portland, Ore.'s Chelsea General Hospital. It's relatively free of the quirk that is the trademark of creator David E. Kelley's productions, more
The Star-Ledger - ( 2/4/2013 8:10:01 AM -08:00 )

Sanjay Gupta: The doctor is in drama, too
Sanjay Gupta: The doctor is in drama, tooThere are multitaskers and then there's Dr. Sanjay Gupta. A neurosurgeon and CNN's chief medical correspondent, Gupta had already written two nonfiction best sellers when last year he added novelist to his titles with the publication of "Monday Mornings. more
Philadelphia Inquirer (blog) ( 2/4/2013 8:09:55 AM -08:00 )

Q&A: Dr. Sanjay Gupta, Executive Producer of Monday Mornings
Q&A: Dr. Sanjay Gupta, Executive Producer of Monday MorningsDr. Sanjay Gupta (right), Executive Producer of 'Monday Mornings', with Ving Rhames, who plays Dr. Jorge Villaneuva, the trauma chief in the show. TNT. Email · Print; Share. Facebook · Twitter · Tumblr · LinkedIn · StumbleUpon · Reddit · Digg · Mixx more
TIME ( 2/4/2013 8:06:21 AM -08:00 )

Monday TV Picks: The new 'Monday Mornings' on TNT
TV picks for Monday, Feb. 4, 2013, include the new “Monday Mornings” on TNT, “Bones” on Fox and “Castle” on ABC. PREV of NEXT. The ensemble cast of “Monday Mornings.” Enlarge this photo. Martin Schoeller. The ensemble cast of “Monday Mornings.” more
The Seattle Times ( 2/4/2013 5:31:22 AM -08:00 )

Review: Surgeons in the hot seat on 'Monday Mornings'
"Monday Mornings," a medical drama premiering Monday night on TNT, brings TV producer and writer David E. Kelley ("Ally McBeal," "Boston Legal") together with neurosurgeon and media personality Dr. Sanjay Gupta, whose 2012 hospital-life novel is its more
Los Angeles Times ( 2/4/2013 5:19:19 AM -08:00 )

Today on TV: Monday Mornings: stuff of great drama
It's not often that Monday delivers a pleasant surprise, but there you have it. Monday Mornings, the new hospital drama from David E. Kelley and CNN chief medical correspondent Sanjay Gupta is the most moving, gut-wrenching and at times profound pilot more
Ottawa Citizen ( 2/4/2013 4:46:49 AM -08:00 )

TV review: 'Monday Mornings'
TV review: "Monday Mornings” doesn't break major new ground in TV medical dramas. It has a couple of nice twists and does a couple of familiar things well. Most notably, it has Alfred Molina as the unfortunately named Dr. Harding Hooten. He's chief of surgery at more
New York Daily News ( 2/4/2013 3:07:42 AM -08:00 )

A doctor show with a difference
At first glance, the names David E. Kelley and Sanjay Gupta make an odd pairing. Kelley, a former self-described "recovering attorney," is one of television's most prolific and critically lauded writer-producers, with a long list of generation-defining credits that more
Vancouver Sun ( 2/4/2013 12:39:25 AM -08:00 )

'Monday Mornings': Doctors, you know the types
It sounds like a nightmare. You are responsible for the death of someone, somehow, and the remorse is churning your soul and burning on your face. How did this happen? A loud, cold voice is speaking to you in front of everyone you know, shaming and more
Boston Globe ( 2/3/2013 11:08:12 PM -08:00 )

TNT's 'Monday Mornings' needs some new blood
TNT's medical drama is based on Sanjay Gupta's experiences and his book. Monday Morning. Ving Rhames as trauma chief Jorge Villanueva in TNT's new medical drama 'Monday Mornings.' (Photo: Doug Hyun AP) more
USA TODAY ( 2/3/2013 5:04:34 PM -08:00 )

TNT's Monday Mornings: David E. Kelley Brings the Courtroom Into the Hospital
Almost everyone involved with Monday Mornings, the new TNT medical drama from David E. Kelley, knows the audience might be hesitant to scrub into another hourlong TV program set in a hospital. Winter TV: Get scoop on all the must-see new shows more
Seattle Post Intelligencer ( 2/3/2013 5:01:47 PM -08:00 )

TV Review: Hank Stuever on 'Monday Mornings'
What's left to do in a hospital, TV-wise? Sadly not much, unless someone finally launches a much-deserved drama about the billing department or the cafeteria. Meanwhile, patients come, patients go — dying or surviving in accordance with the alt-rock ballad more
Washington Post ( 2/3/2013 3:45:38 PM -08:00 )

New medical drama debuts in Canada
Monday Mornings Cast WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - JANUARY 24: (L-R) Dr. Sanjay Gupta, actresses Jennifer Finnigan and Sarayu Rao, President, Head of Programming for TNT, TBS and Turner Classic Movies Michael Wright, and actor Jamie Bamber attend more
Toronto Sun ( 2/3/2013 12:22:31 PM -08:00 )

CNN's Sanjay Gupta adds fiction to his workload
LOS ANGELES — When doctors get called on the carpet by other doctors, it's productive but not always pretty, as neurosurgeon Sanjay Gupta describes it. Closed-door meetings in which physicians candidly dissect cases that went awry can verge on more
Boston Herald ( 2/2/2013 8:01:11 AM -08:00 )

For David E. Kelley, 'Monday Mornings' is a fresh start
Hot seats don't come much hotter than the one at center stage of TNT's new medical series "Monday Mornings." Anchoring the drama are the morbidity and mortality forums in which doctors at fictional Chelsea General Hospital face-off against their colleagues more
Los Angeles Times ( 2/2/2013 6:02:40 AM -08:00 )

'Monday Mornings' promises fresh take on the medical profession
Alfred Molina and Jennifer Finnigan. The show's title comes from the weekly conference where doctors are called to account for their treatment of patients. Alfred Molina and Jennifer Finnigan. The show´s title comes from the weekly conference Gallery: more
Philadelphia Inquirer ( 2/2/2013 12:14:00 AM -08:00 )

'Monday Mornings' examines what goes wrong when surgeons gamble in the OR
TORONTO - It's the failings — not the triumphs — that are on display in the new medical show "Monday Mornings," and that's what sets it apart from other doctor-driven dramas, says its Montreal-bred star Jennifer Finnigan. Bracing herself for inevitable more
Vancouver Sun ( 2/1/2013 10:58:23 AM -08:00 )