DO NO HARM Set To Premiere January 31 Follow One-Hour Series Finale Of 30 ROCK
Posted by Roger Newcomb
NBC will premiere the new drama DO NO HARM on Thursday, January 31 (10-11 p.m. ET/PT) following the hour-long series finale of the Emmy Award-winning 30 ROCK (8-9 p.m. ET/PT) earlier that same night. In addition, ROCK CENTER WITH BRIAN WILLIAMS will move to Fridays beginning February 8 (10-11 p.m. ET) following “Dateline NBC” (9-10 p.m. ET/PT).
The announcements were made today by Robert Greenblatt, Chairman, NBC Entertainment.
"January 31 will be a special night as one classic series will mark its finale with a great hour-long sendoff episode while a promising new drama will make its debut on Thursdays," said Greenblatt. "30 ROCK is acclaimed as a legendary comedy and we will see a truly memorable and fitting last episode. In DO NO HARM, viewers will have a unique new dramatic storyline with an exciting new star in Steven Pasquale that takes them into dark and uncharted territory."
GRIMM will return to the schedule on Friday, March 8 (9-10 p.m. ET).
In DO NO HARM, Dr. Jason Cole (Steven Pasquale, RESCUE ME) is a highly respected neurosurgeon who has it all – a lucrative career, confident charm, the gift of compassion. But he also has a deep, dark secret. One morning when he wakes up disoriented in a wrecked hotel room amidst several near-naked women he's never seen before, he knows one thing: it's happening again. Every night at the same hour, something inside Jason changes, leaving him almost unrecognizable – seductive, devious, borderline sociopathic.
This new man is his dangerous alternate personality who goes by the name of “Ian Price.” For years he's battled Ian, keeping him in check with a powerful experimental sedative. But now his – their – body has developed a resistance to the serum, setting Ian free once again. And to make matters worse, after being suppressed for so long, Ian's hell-bent on taking revenge on his oppressor. With everyone Jason cares about at risk – patients, friends, co-workers and even the woman he loves – he's got to stop Ian once and for all. Will they find some common ground, or will they bring each other down? Hell hath no fury like an alter ego scorned.
Also starring are Alana De La Garza (LAW & ORDER), Michael Esper (A Beautiful Mind), Ruta Gedmintas (THE BORGIAS) and Phylicia Rashad (ONE LIFE TO LIVE).