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‘Lenox Hill’: TV Review

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‘Lenox Hill’: TV Review
That doctors have difficult jobs is among the points TV has made most forcefully throughout the medium’s existence. The genre has long since entered its baroque period, larding on helicopter crashes (“ER”), medical mysteries (“House”) and bombs inside patients (the still-running “Grey’s Anatomy”) to gin up increasingly unsatisfying excitement and over-prove the case that working in a hospital is hard.

What’s so striking about “Lenox Hill,” Netflix’s new documentary series and among the best shows released so far this year, is the way it shows the excitement and the stress of the utterly quotidian. Released into a world in which our understanding of the pressures hospitals face has been newly reinforced, “Lenox Hill” was shot before the Covid-19 pandemic. It depicts a seemingly well-funded, competently staffed hospital in which the best of times are still grindingly tough, and introduces four characters whose un-reality-tv-ish aversion to high dudgeon
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TV News Roundup: Netflix Releases Trailer for Jo Koy’s New Comedy Special (Watch)

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TV News Roundup: Netflix Releases Trailer for Jo Koy’s New Comedy Special (Watch)
In today’s TV News Roundup, Netflix released a trailer for Jo Koy’s new comedy special, and ABC announced impressive ratings for the 16th season finale of “Grey’s Anatomy.”

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Disney Plus has announced that its original movie “Secret Society of Second-Born Royals” will debut on the streamer on July 17. The film follows stars Peyton Elizabeth Lee as Sam, a teenage royal learning how to control her developing superpowers at a boarding school for other misfits. Zanne Devine, Mike Karz and Austin Winsberg serve as executive producers with Juliana Janes as a co-producer. Watch a trailer for the film below.

First Looks

Netflix has released a trailer for Jo Koy’s new comedy special. The special, titled “Jo Koy: In His Elements,“ features Koy performing in the Philippines alongside other Filipino American performers. It premieres on the streamer on June 12. Watch the trailer below.

Netflix has also released a
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‘Lenox Hill’ Doc Series Follows New York Health Workers: Watch the Trailer

‘Lenox Hill’ Doc Series Follows New York Health Workers: Watch the Trailer
Netflix has released the trailer for a new documentary series that will take an intimate look at the lives of four New York doctors. Lenox Hill, named after the Upper East Side hospital where the series takes place, will premiere June 10th on the streaming platform.

Four doctors — brain surgeons David Langer and John Boockvar, emergency-room physician Mirtha Macri, and chief resident Ob/Gyn Amanda Little-Richardson — will be the focus of the series as they navigate the day-to-day challenges of caring for patients at Lenox Hill Hospital and struggle to
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Netflix's Lenox Hill Gives Viewers a Unique Look Inside the Lives of Physicians

Netflix's Lenox Hill Gives Viewers a Unique Look Inside the Lives of Physicians
Could this Netflix docuseries come be any more timely? Lenox Hill, a new series that follows four doctors—two brain surgeons, an emergency room physician and the chief Obgyn resident—as they navigate working at New York City's renowned Lenox Hill Hospital. While seeing life and death and those who stand on the front lines might not be the kind of entertainment many want to watch during a global pandemic, the show aims to provide an unflinching eye at the struggle these doctors go through to balance it all in their personal and professional lives, as well as the journey of patients. The eight 50-minute episodes premiere June 10 and were directed by Adi Barash and Ruthie Shatz. Get a glimpse at...
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Haigh, Barthes & Terence Nance Among Ifp Independent Film Week Participants

The premiere post-tiff destination (September 20-25th) in the film community and a major leg up for narrative and non-fiction films in development, the Independent Filmmaker Project (Ifp) announced a whopping 140 projects selected for the Project Forum at the upcoming Ifp Independent Film Week. Made up of several sections (Rbc’s Emerging Storytellers program, No Borders International Co-Production Market and Spotlight on Documentaries), we find latest updates from the likes of docu-helmers Doug Block (112 Weddings) and Lana Wilson (After Tiller), and among the narrative items we find headliners in Andrew Haigh (coming off the well received 45 Years), Sophie Barthes (Cold Souls and Madame Bovary), Terence Nance (An Oversimplification of Her Beauty), Lawrence Michael Levine (Wild Canaries), Jorge Michel Grau (We Are What We Are), Eleanor Burke and Ron Eyal (Stranger Things) and new faces in Sundance’s large family in Charles Poekel (Christmas, Again) and Olivia Newman (First Match). Here
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