NBC has released the Official Synopsis of Heartbeat episode “Permanent Glitter” (1.07) that will be aired on Wednesday, May 4 at 08:00-09:00 PM.
When a transgender woman is diagnosed with breast cancer, Alex (Melissa George) and Ji-Sung (Maya Erskine) fight to save her life and her identity. Meanwhile, a beautiful consultant from another hospital forces Jesse (Don Hany) to confront his feelings for Alex.
Also starring Dave Annable, Shelley Conn, Joshua Leonard and D.L. Hughley. Guest starring Candis Cayne, Brianne Davis, Andrew T. Lee, Caitlyn Larimore, Rudy Martinez, and Megan McNulty.
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.