Oct. 27, 2016
Final Season
60 min.
CBS TV Network

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Pure Genius

A young Silicon Valley tech titan billionaire builds the ultimate cutting-edge hospital that treats only the most rare and insurmountable medical mysteries. Lending credibility to this new venture is a maverick veteran surgeon with a controversial past who’s the first to discover that his boss’s mission is to get bureaucracy out of medicine, use the most forward thinkers in technology, and just save lives—including his own.

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Pure Genius To End After 13 Episodes

It is being reported that CBS has decided against ordering any additional episodes of freshman series Pure Genius. The decision comes as no real surprise, as the medical drama has made little impact in the ratings since its late October premiere, and currently ranks as the network's lowest-rated new series of the 2016-2017 season.
Pure Genius was created by Jason Katims, known for past audience favorites Friday Night Lights and Parenthood. This latest effort, which follows a tech billionaire who creates a cutting-edge hospital to treat the rarest of medical mysteries, unfortunately did not seem to catch on with viewers the same way as his more-successful shows have.
CBS currently plans to air all 13 originally-ordered episodes of Pure Genius, leaving nine still left in its run. However with it being the network's only new series not to receive any more episodes, there appears to be little hope of it getting a second season.

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  • This will be Reshma Shetty's first medical drama since Royal Pains. Reshma Shetty did eight season in Royal Pains (2009-2016).
  • This will be CBS' first medical drama since Code Black.
  • This will be Odette Annable's first medical drama since House.
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