‘The Resident’ Canceled After 6 Seasons: Details

All good issues should come to an finish. The Resident has been canceled at Fox after six seasons. 

Viewers have stated their closing goodbye to the docs and nurses at Chasten Memorial Hospital, the community revealed on Thursday, April 6. The sequence, which premiered in January 2018, adopted Matt Czuchry as Dr. Conrad Hawkins as he confronted private {and professional} challenges whereas combating for his affected person’s well being. Bruce Greenwood (Dr. Randolph Bell), Manish Dayal (Dr. Devon Pravesh), Malcolm-Jamal Warner (Dr. AJ Austin), Jane Leeves (Dr. Equipment Voss), Jessica Lucas (Dr. Billie Sutton), Anuja Joshi (Leela Devi) and Miles Fowler (Trevor) additionally starred. 

Season 6, which completed airing in January, was down 27 % in rankings in its main demographic from 2022 and 69 % from the present’s premiere season, which was comprised of solely 13 episodes. On the time, government producer Andrew Chapman advised TV Insider that he seemingly wouldn’t know the present’s destiny till April or Could. 

“[We] actually thought exhausting about how we’d assemble storylines that might give closure to the season, but when it needed to be a sequence finale, would give our viewers and our followers some closure to the entire sequence, too,” Chapman defined to the outlet. 

In August 2021, information broke that Emily VanCamp — who starred on the sequence as Dr. Nic Nevin —  was leaving the present after 4 seasons. Within the second episode of season 5, Nic suffered a mind harm from a automobile accident that in the end took her life. VanCamp, 36, in the end returned for the season 5 finale in Could 2022 to wrap up her character’s story line.

“As a result of a lot of the season thematically had been about grief and loss and coming to phrases with mortality and the way Conrad is transferring on from his relationship together with her and the time soar and being a single dad with Gigi, it felt like the correct factor to do,” Chapman defined throughout an interview with ET Canada on the time. “We reached out to her and she or he was tremendous excited to come back again. She had not had an opportunity to say goodbye to all people on the present, the crew, all the opposite actors.”

He continued, “The start of the season, we knew that we have been going to lose Emily on this season, however we didn’t know after we have been going to lose her. We misplaced her in episode 3 and we actually needed to scramble, and it didn’t give us the closure of the connection that we had needed,” he shared. “We thought we have been going to have her for a pair extra episodes and it wasn’t anyone’s fault. She had a medical challenge and she or he needed to cope with it, and we totally understood. However we actually didn’t get to shut the loop together with her, so to talk.”

The cancellation of The Resident comes days after Fox ordered a brand new medical drama, titled Doc, straight to sequence for the 2023-24 season, per Selection. The present will deal with Dr. Amy Elias, Chief of Inside and Household Drugs on the fictional Westside Hospital in Minneapolis, as she navigates her life after a mind harm erases her reminiscence of the final eight years. She should face an unfamiliar world the place she has no recollection of sufferers she’s handled, colleagues she’s crossed, the soulmate she divorced, the person she now loves and the tragedy that brought about her to push everybody away.