Fox Orders 4 More Scripts for ‘Red Band Society’

Red Band Society

The prognosis for “Red Band Society” is improving now that Fox has ordered four more script for the Amblin TV/ABC Studios drama.

“Red Band” bowed Sept. 17 in the Wednesday 9 p.m. slot behind “Hell’s Kitchen.” Fox is encouraged by the solid DVR lift the show is generating in Live Plus 3 and Live Plus 7 ratings.

Series revolves around a group of hospitalized teenagers facing life-threatening diseases. It’s based on a format from Spain. Octavia Spencer and Dave Annable lead the ensemble cast. Margaret Nagle is exec producer and Rina Mimoun is showrunner.

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  1. SW Spradley says:

    There are a lot of ‘same old’ shows on these days – some are good, most are awful. This show is exploring a topic that most of us will never experience. We see the pledge drives for children’s hospitals and read the stories but we don’t know kids or parents of kids actually experiencing serious health conditions. Then to push beyond the disease and move into how the kids are feeling and how they strive for normalcy when there day-to-day lives are anything but. Yeah – it’s not perfect but I’ll watch it and recommend it as long as it’s on. I like the characters – they play their characters really well. I have to remember that they are supposed to be teenagers who are inconsistent, emotional, irrational yet facing their diseases with incredible maturity. Keep it on!!!

  2. Seth Walker says:

    Good idea….. RED BAND SOCIETY is a great show….

  3. lance lankford says:

    Why don’t the ratings also include streaming services? I watch the show ASAP every Thursday but it doesn’t count? I’d watch it on Fox.com but I don’t want to wait 8 days.

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