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Acclaimed Medical Drama Transplant To Return For Its Fourth Season On Universal TV From 22 January

Acclaimed Medical Drama Transplant To Return For Its Fourth Season On Universal TV From 22 January

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The 10-part drama stars Hamza Haq, Laurence Leboeuf, Ayisha Issa, and Jim Watson

By Underground Press

Published Thursday, 18 January 2024 09:55

Johannesburg, 18 January 2023 - NBCUniversal International Networks & Direct-To-Consumer today announced the highly anticipated South African premiere of Transplant season 4 on Universal TV. The 10-episode, one-hour procedural will air Mondays at 20:00 SAST from Monday 22 January, exclusively on Universal TV (DStv 117) with episodes available on Universal+ immediately thereafter. Transplant is produced by Sphere Media in association with CTV and Universal International Studios, a division of Universal Studio Group.

Transplant, a gripping medical drama that has garnered a dedicated global fan base, follows the life and career of Bashir “Bash” Hamed, portrayed by Hamza Haq (My Salinger Year). Season 4 finds everyone at York Memorial encountering bold emotional medical cases while also facing personal upheaval and unexpected new beginnings, which sees the final chapter of Bash’s journey concluded. Now a Canadian citizen and months away from officially re-qualifying as a doctor, Bash is still trying, with everything he has, to build a new life for himself and his sister Amira, portrayed by Sirena Gulamgaus (Orphan Black), in their adopted country.

Season 4 stars Hamza Haq (My Salinger Year) as Dr. Bashir “Bash” Hamed; Laurence Leboeuf (19-2) as Dr. Magalie “Mags” Leblanc; Ayisha Issa (Polar) as Dr. June Curtis; Jim Watson (Designated Survivor) as Dr. Theo Hunter; Rekha Sharma (Yellowjackets) as Dr. Neeta Devi; Sirena Gulamgaus (Orphan Black) as Amira Hamed; Torri Higginson (Dark Matter) as Claire Malone; Kenny Wong (Pretty Hard Cases) as Arnold de Luca; Sugith Varughese (Kim’s Convenience) as Dr. Aajay Singh; and Gord Rand (Orphan Black) as Dr. Mark Novak.

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Writers on Season 4 of Transplant include Joseph Kay, who is also Executive Producer and Showrunner; Rachel Langer (EP); Kinana Issa (Executive Story Editor); Ahmad Meree (Executive Story Editor); and Basheer Amin (Junior Story Editor). Directors are Stefan Pleszczynski, who also serves as Executive Producer, Chloé Robichaud, Jeanne Leblanc, Caroline Labreche, and Samir Rhem.

Cultural consultants on Season 4 of Transplant, providing valuable insight and feedback on scripts and character development, include Ahmad Meree, Kinana Issa, Bahar Ahmadi, and Kutaiba Hajirah.

Transplant is created by Joseph Kay who also serves as Executive Producer and Showrunner. For Sphere Media, Executive Producers are Bruno Dubé, Jocelyn Deschênes, Josée Vallée, Rachel Langer, Stefan Pleszczynski, and Sarah Timmins. For Bell Media, Rachel Goldstein-Couto is Head of Development; Rachel Ferguson is Production Executive, Original Programming; Sarah Fowlie is Head of Production, Original Programming; Carlyn Klebuc is General Manager, Original Programming; Pat DiVittorio is Vice-President, CTV and Specialty Programming. Justin Stockman is Vice-President, Content Development & Programming, Bell Media. Karine Moses is Senior Vice-President, Content Development & News, Bell Media and Vice Chair, Québec, Bell.

All distribution rights for Transplant are handled by NBCUniversal Global Distribution. The series is produced with the participation of the Canada Media Fund, provincial and federal tax credits, and the Bell Fund.

Transplant season 4 premieres on Universal TV on 22 January, airing Mondays at 20:00 SAST, with episodes available on Universal+ immediately thereafter.

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>> Thursday, 18 January 2024 10:00

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About Transplant

An ER doctor, who fled his native Syria to come to Canada, must overcome numerous obstacles to resume a career in the high stakes world of emergency medicine.