Netflix announces a new Grey’s Anatomy-style show starring Justina Machado
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Netflix announces a new Grey's Anatomy-style show starring Justina Machado

Netflix recently announced it will release a new Grey’s Anatomy-style show starring Justina Machado. 

The medical procedural series titled Pulse has officially been commissioned. Production is set to begin this month in Albuquerque, but the specifics surrounding the plot and premise are as yet unknown. 

The show was created by The Equaliser’s Zoe Robyn. Robyn also serves as the showrunner and executive producer for the new medical drama and knows the program inside and out. She will be working alongside Lost’s Carlton Cuse. 

A few other cast details have been revealed. The Horror of Dolores Roach star Machado has been named as one of the first series regulars. Additionally, New Amsterdam’s Kate Dennis will be working as an executive producer on the show and has agreed to direct the first two episodes.

It has been confirmed that the show will follow a similar formula to Grey’s Anatomy, as viewers are given insight into the staff’s personal lives and can also see how they deal with medical emergencies. The show will be set in a Miami Level 1 Trauma Center. 

Machado’s character is Natalie Cruz, who has been described as “A brilliant and politically-savvy doctor, who oversees both administration and medicine in her role as the Chair of Surgery and Emergency Medicine.” 

The announcement of the series shouldn’t come as a surprise. Netflix has been keen to add more procedural dramas to its library after the success of various dramas such as NCIS and Grey’s Anatomy and Suits, all of which follow the personal and professional lives of people in different roles.

This is a developing story, as further details surrounding the series, including a release date, are still pending.