The setting: downtown New York in 1900, a tumultuous time of massive change and great progress. The series centers around the groundbreaking surgeons, nurses and staff at Knickerbocker Hospital, who are pushing the bounds of medicine in a time of astonishingly high mortality rates and zero antibiotics.
Thackery ignores Zinberg's advice at Mt. Sinai and undertakes a risky, alternative course of action; Cornelia confronts Henry about the family business; Barrow's actions at the hospital construction site are called into question; Gallinger ponders a
Cinemax confirmed today that The Knick has been cancelled after two seasons. The Steven Soderbergh drama last aired a new episode in 2015 and there was speculation that the show may not return with the knowledge that star Clive Owen's time on the series was up after the end of his 2-year contract.
While the critically-acclaimed series could have found a new lead actor going forward, the cable network said today that they are gearing towards returning to more action drama-related fare.