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'Monday Mornings' Alfred Molina keeps his David E. Kelly connection going

Zap2it: Your "Monday Mornings" character is the central interrogator of the surgeons at weekly meetings. How do you view that aspect of the show?Alfred Molina: They're very private, those meetings. Each department in a hospital has its own, and whatever is said in there is absolutely confidential. My character says at one point, "The real crime isn't making the mistake. The real crime is refusing to learn from it."People do die in hospitals, and doctors do make mistakes, but the effort to make sure the same mistake doesn't happen twice is the whole raison d'etre of those meetings.Zap2it: How has CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta, an executive producer of the show and the author of the novel on which it's based, been for you as a resource?Alfred Molina: Having Sanjay there was fantastic. In him, you've got the nearest thing to a Renaissance man that I know of ... he's a doctor, a writer, a broadcaster,... http://blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2013/03/monday-mornings-alfred-molina-keeps-his-david-e-kelly-connection-going.html

Monday Mornings (TNT) Episode 4 “Forks Over Knives”

The new TNT series  Monday Mornings  Episode 4  "Forks Over Knives" airs Monday, Feb. 25, at 10 p.m. (ET/PT) Episode Synopsis :  Tina’s proposal to use an unorthodox procedure to treat a young man with extreme O.C.D. divides the surgeons at the 311 conference. At the same time, Villanueva must find a way to treat a girl with critical internal bleeding who refuses care because of her religious beliefs. READ MORE...

Monday Mornings (TNT) Episode 3 “Who’s Sorry Now?”"

The new TNT series  Monday Mornings  Episode 3  "Who’s Sorry Now?"" airs Monday, Feb. 18, at 10 p.m. (ET/PT) Episode Synopsis :  Sung is forced to meet with Risk Management’s Fran Horowitz (guest star Valerie Mahaffey) after refusing to apologize to the wife of a patient who died on his table. Ty and Michelle face a moral dilemma when a seemingly schizophrenic homeless man cannot provide the informed consent needed for life-saving surgery. READ MORE...

Monday Mornings (TNT) Episode 2 “Deus Ex Machina”

The new TNT series  Monday Mornings  Episode 2  "Deus Ex Machina" airs Monday, Feb. 11, at 10 p.m. (ET/PT) Episode Synopsis:  Sung, Hooten and Villanueva join forces to convince Trisha Miller (guest star Cozi Zuehlsdorff), a 13-year-old girl with an advanced brain stem glioma, to try surgery one last time before giving up. Shaken from losing a patient, Ty turns to Dr. Tina Ridgeway (Jennifer Finnigan) for support. Meanwhile, Dr. Buck Tierney (Bill Irwin) tries to bully resident Michelle Robideux (Emily Swallow) into pronouncing a potential organ donor brain dead. And Sydney enlists Villanueva’s help diagnosing  a patient under the care of internist Dr. John Lieberman (guest star Jonathan Silverman). READ MORE...

Keong Sim Scrubs In For TNT's 'Monday Mornings'

Dr. Sung Park has a horrible bedside manner. He might be an expert at a number of medical procedures, but he's also oftentimes blunt or abrupt, and his difficulties with the English language make f... http://www.starpulse.com/news/Brittany_Frederick/2013/02/01/keong_sim_scrubs_in_for_tnts_monday_mo?ref_src=news_rss

Monday Mornings (TNT) Season Premiere “Pilot”

The new TNT series  Monday Mornings  premieres Monday, Feb. 4, at 10 p.m. (ET/PT) Episode Synopsis:  Chelsea General is home to some of the top surgeons in the world, thanks in large part to the hospital’s notorious Monday morning morbidity and mortality – or "311? – conferences . In these legendary meetings, Chief of Staff Harding Hooten (Alfred Molina) leads a harsh, closed-door review of the complications encountered and mistakes made during the course of patient care. As the series opens, Trauma Chief Jorge Villanueva (Ving Rhames) treats what appears to be an attempted suicide by car only to discover that the crash victim suffered a life-threatening brain aneurysm . Renowned neurosurgeon Dr. READ MORE...

TNT's 'Monday Mornings' Offers New Window Into Medical Dramas

The David E. Kelley drama focuses on the closed-door meetings where doctors keep each other in check. http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/thr/television/~3/xlTwq2_7yHA/story01.htm
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