A trailer should be released in the summer

THE GOOD DOCTOR is a medical drama series based in America. News has just come in the show has been renewed for a fourth series.

PUBLISHED: 15:05, Tue, Mar 3, 2020 | UPDATED: 15:08, Tue, Mar 3, 2020

The Good Doctor on ABC and Sky has proved to be extremely popular since it started back in 2017. 

The series is one of the most-watched on the channel along with Grey's Anatomy. 

ABC announced the hit drama will be renewed for a fourth season, which makes it the first ABC scripted series renewal this season.

The Good Doctor stars Freddie Highmore as Dr. Shaun Murphy, a young surgeon with autism and savant syndrome.



Jason Clodfelter, co-president of Sony Pictures Television, told Deadline: “We are incredibly thankful to ABC for all their continued support.

"And to David Shore for bringing The Good Doctor to television at the exact right moment.

"The show’s complicated, surprising and emotional journey is the perfect prescription for right now.”

A release date has not yet been announced for the new series. 

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The Good Doctor: Dr. Morgan ReznickDr. Morgan Reznick in The Good Doctor (Image: Sky)

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Freddie Highmore, who has also starred in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, takes the lead role of Dr Shaun Murphy in the series and he is set to return. 

In the third series Shaun uses his out of the ordinary medical talents at St Bonaventure Hospital’s surgical unit. 

Antonia Thomas joins Freddie as doctor Claire Browne, who forms a strong friendship with Shaun. She has previously starred in Misfits. 

Other cast members include Nicholas Gonzalez as Dr Neil Melendez and Chuku Modu as Dr Jared Kalu, a surgical resident under Dr Melendez. 

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