Get ready to scrub in for another season because The Good Doctor has been renewed for Season 7!
After months of speculation, the good news has finally arrived! Now, the loyal fans of the medical drama series can rejoice as the popular show, which follows the life of Shaun Murphy, a young autistic surgeon, and his colleagues at San Jose St. Bonaventure Hospital, will return to our screens for yet another season of compelling stories and heartwarming moments.
We are certain that the show’s sixth season finale episode, airing on May 1, 2023, will end with a potential cliffhanger, which will once again leave the fans eagerly awaiting The Good Doctor Season 7 premiere on the ABC network. If you are also wondering about the release date of the next season, then you have reached the right place!
For your consideration, we at Web News Observer have got you covered with all the latest updates to get a closer look at what we can expect from ABC’s The Good Doctor Season 7.
After all this good news, we would also like to highlight that the prospective premiere date for the seventh season has yet to be acknowledged. But if we have to predict the potential release date of The Good Doctor Season 7, it might premiere sometime around late 2023 or early 2024 at the same time slot of 10 pm/9c, every Monday on the ABC network. This can only happen if the production starts on a proper schedule sometime in the next few months.
So, we would like to point out that at this point in time, this is just speculation!
Until there is any formal confirmation, we would suggest that the fans keep a close eye on the social media handles of the network to learn about any new updates and developments. On the other hand, check out the official renewal announcement as shared on The Good Doctor’s Twitter handle, quoting, “Get your scrubs ready, as #TheGoodDoctor is coming back for a new season.” Take a look at the official post below:
— The Good Doctor (@GoodDoctorABC) April 19, 2023
The Good Doctor Season 7: What can the fans expect to see in the new season?
It is not a surprise that the show was picked up for another season, as The Good Doctor ranks as the #1 entertainment series in Monday’s 10 p.m. hour this season among adults 18–49, tying NBC’s Quantum Leap.
The drama also grew week to week by 3% in total viewers to draw its biggest audience since January 23. It drew more than 9 million total viewers this season (9.1 million). Additionally, the series jumps nearly six times over its initial Live+Same Day rating among adults 18–49 this season, up 478% after 35 days of multiplatform viewing. For the fans who are wondering what happens next, we can assure you that as of this writing, the exact plotline for the seventh season has been kept under wraps.
But it is without a doubt clear that the plot of the next season is expected to continue from the sixth season’s finale episode, “Love’s Labor,” which will follow Shaun and Lea as they head to the delivery room and everyone from the hospital is there, except for one very important person. Meanwhile, a tragic accident involving Drs. Perez and Kalu pull everyone away, including Dr. Murphy. It is the one-hundred-and-sixteenth episode overall and will air on May 1, 2023, on ABC and later on Hulu.
The Good Doctor Season 7: Who is expected to return?
The main cast members who are expected to return in the next season are as follows: Freddie Highmore as Shaun Murphy, Fiona Gubelmann as Morgan Reznick, Will Yun Lee as Alex Park, Christina Chang as Audrey Lim, Paige Spara as Lea Dilallo, Bria Samoné Henderson as Jordan Allen, Noah Galvin as Asher Wolke, and Hill Harper as Marcus Andrews. “The Good Doctor,” is executive produced and co-show run by David Shore and Liz Friedman.
Additional executive producers include Daniel Dae Kim, Erin Gunn, Thomas L. Moran, David Hoselton, Peter Blake, Jessica Grasl, Garrett Lerner, Mike Listo, Highmore, Shawn Williamson, David Kim, and Sebastian Lee. The series hails from Sony Pictures Television and ABC Signature. All episodes of The Good Doctor Season 6 are currently available to watch on ABC, FuboTV, and Hulu Plus. It is also available to rent or buy on iTunes, Amazon Instant Video, Google Play, and Vudu.
— The Good Doctor (@GoodDoctorABC) April 18, 2023
The Good Doctor Season 6: When will the next episode air on ABC?
The synopsis of The Good Doctor Season 6 states, “As Shaun becomes a surgical resident at St. Bonaventure Hospital’s surgical unit, he faces more responsibility and pressure. He must deal with an attack on the hospital, new residents, and Lea’s high-risk pregnancy while navigating relationships to become a good leader and dad so that he can maintain his now stable life.”
Here is the official episode guide for the upcoming episode which will air before the final episode next month:
The Good Doctor Season 6 Episode 21, simply titled, “A Beautiful Day,” is scheduled to air on Monday, April 24, 2023, at the same time slot of 10 pm/9c on ABC and will later be available to stream on Hulu. The official synopsis of the episode states, “Dr. Glassman and Dr. Murphy’s relationship may be irreparably damaged following a tense moment during surgery; while Dr. Reznick struggles during her parental leave, Dr. Park may just be the one she needs the most.”
Take a look at the newly released official promo of the next episode below:
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