Ex-SUPERNATURAL Showrunner’s Medical Project Set Up at ABC

…But why does it sound so familiar?

ABC Nabs Sera Gamble/Greg Berlanti Medical Drama With Penalty – by Nellie Andreeva

In Berlanti Prods.’ first sale this development season, the Warner Bros. TV-based company has set up a medical drama at ABC. The project, written/executive produced by former Supernatural co-showrunner Sera Gambleand executive produced by Greg Berlanti, centers on world-renowned neurosurgeon Dr. Steven Saylor who becomes a medical anomaly himself after suffering a traumatic brain injury. He’s forced to re-specialize as an internist at the hospital where he was once king. The untitled drama, produced by Berlanti Prods. and WBTV, has received a script commitment with penalty. Melissa Kellner Berman co-executive produces.

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We’re into heavy deja vu territory here. Maybe it’s just the “surgeon must adapt to being a mere physician” thing since it’s been around once or twice…or maybe a dozen times…before. Maybe it’s something else? Anybody out there having the same feeling? Can you tell us why?