Emily Owens, M.D. is an American medical drama television series created by Jennie Snyder Urman. It was picked up by The CW on May 11, 2012. It premiered on The CW on October 16, 2012, and airs on Tuesdays at 9:00 pm Eastern/8:00 pm Central. On November 28, 2012, the series was canceled by The CW, but all 13 episodes will air


The series follows the life of Emily Owens (Mamie Gummer), who is a first-year intern at Denver Memorial Hospital, where she realizes that her med-school crush Will Collins (Justin Hartley) and her high school nemesis Cassandra Kopelson (Aja Naomi King) also work. Emily is not only the new kid once again, but real life is also just as awkward as high school.

Cast and CharactersEdit

Development and productionEdit

In May 2012, The CW placed an order the series under the original title First Cut. The pilot was available on, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Hulu, iTunes and on Mobile App, about three weeks before its premiere on The CW, and on YouTube a week before the premiere.

Series overviewEdit


No. in series No. in season Title Directed by Written by Original airdate U.S. viewers (in million)
1 1 Pilot Bharat Nalluri Jennie Snyder Urman October 16, 2012 1.67
2 2 Emily and... the Alan Zolman Incident Bharat Nalluri Jennie Snyder Urman October 23, 2012 1.11
3 3 Emily and... the Alan Zolman Incident David Warren Joanna Johnson October 30, 2012 1.03
4 4 Emily and ... the Predator Bharat Nalluri John C. Kelley November 13, 2012 1.38
5 5 Emily and ... the Tell-Tale Heart Howard Deutch David Babcock November 20, 2012 1.29
6 6 Emily and ... the Question of Faith Jamie Babbit Paul Sciarrotta November 27, 2012 1.05
7 7 Emily...and the Good and the Bad Liz Allen Caitlin Parrish December 4, 2012 1.41
8 8 Emily and..the Car and The Cards January 1, 2013
9 9 Emily and the Social Experiment
10 10 Emily and the Love of Larping
11 11
12 12
13 13


# Title Original air date Nielsen ratings - Rating/Share (18–49) Viewers (millions)
1 "Pilot" October 16, 2012 0.5/1 1.67
2 "Emily and the Alan Zolman Incident" October 23, 2012 0.3/1 1.11
3 "Emily and the Outbreak" October 30, 2012 0.3/1 1.03
4 "Emily and the Predator" November 13, 2012 0.4/1 1.38
5 "Emily and the Tell-Tale Heart" November 20, 2012 0.4/1 1.29
6 "Emily and the Question of Faith" November 27, 2012 0.3/1 1.05
7 "Emily and the Good and the Bad" December 4, 2012 0.4/1 1.41


E! Online described it as a mix between Grey's Anatomy and Mean Girls. On the review aggregator website Metacritic, the show scored 47/100.

International BroadcastEdit

The series has been picked up in Canada by CTV Two and will air in simulcast. Network Ten will air the series in Australia. ETC aired the series in the Philippines.

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