NBC has released the Official Synopsis of Heartbeat episode “The Land of Normal” (1.05) that will be aired on Wednesday, April 20 at 08:00-09:00 PM.
On the anniversary of her sister’s death, Alex (Melissa George) performs state-of-the-art heart surgery on a patient who doubts her ability to leave personal grief outside the OR. Meanwhile, Millicent (Shelley Conn) dates a sexy artist, and Pierce (Dave Annable) wants to be a bigger part of Alex’s family.
Also starring Don Hany, Joshua Leonard, Jamie Kennedy, Maya Erskine and JLouis Mills. Guest starring Wilson Cruz, Sara Paxton and Christopher Gorham.
In Heartbeat, a unique character-driven medical drama follows Dr. Alex Panttiere, an outspoken world-renowned heart transplant surgeon and one of the few women in her field. Stubborn and fearless, Alex always operates on her own terms. She revels in a racy personal life that’s a full-time job in itself, manages the daily demands of skeptical faculty and dutiful interns, and pushes the boundaries of medical science to impressive new heights.
Heartbeat is produced by Universal Television for NBC. Jill Gordon serves as writer and executive producer. Amy Brenneman, Brad Silberling and Director Robbie Duncan McNeill executive produce, while Susan Carlson, Eric Carlson, Kelly Meyer and Dr. Kathy Magliato serve as co-executive producers.