A woman embarks on a unique second act after raising her children, getting divorced, and retiring from teaching: pursuing her dream of becoming a doctor. At age 50, Carol is a medical intern and must sink or swim with peers who are half her age. It’s her enthusiasm, perspective and yes, even her age, that may be exactly what will make her second act a great success.
When Carol has her first solo overnight shift at the hospital, Dr. Frost's enthusiastic help and involvement become a little more than Carol bargained for. Also, on the interns' rare night off from the hospital, Jenny takes them all out to a bar to f
CBS announced today that Carol's Second Act has been topped up with additional episodes to give it a full season. The good news comes four episodes into the comedy's freshman run. While the exact number of episodes has not been divulged, it is expected to be between five and nine on top of its original order of 13.
The half-hour series stars Patricia Heaton as Carol Kenney, a middle aged woman who has had a successful teaching career, raised her children, and been through a divorce. Now at age 50 she is embarking on a unique second act and pursuing her dream of becoming a doctor.