For her next project, scribe Ilene Chaiken is tackling the “S” word — surgery.
CBS is developing the hourlong medical drama “Rhodes to Recovery,” from “The L Word” creator Chaiken.
Show centers on an openly gay female trauma surgeon and her new colleague, a straight male neurosurgeon. Their lives at work — and at home — become complicated when one starts dating the other’s ex-wife.
Chaiken is exec producing “Rhodes to Recovery” along with Eric Tannenbaum and Kim Tannenbaum. CBS TV Studios, where the Tannenbaums are based, is the studio.
At CBS, Chaiken developed the project “Deliverance Dane” last season.