September 25, 2008

Jada Pinkett Smith to Join the Women on TNT

Jada Pinkett Smith will star in and executive produce a pilot for TNT, Time Heals. Smith will play a nursing director and single mother (widow) in the show created by John Masius (St. Elsewhere).

From the press release:

TIME HEALS takes place at Charlotte Mercy Hospital in North Carolina, where the strong but caring Nancy Hawthorne (Pinkett Smith) continuously fights a battle she often knows she won’t win. Whether treating the homeless woman in front of the hospital like a human being or trying to talk a suicidal cancer patient off the ledge, Nancy must challenge hospital administrators, heartless doctors, apathetic colleagues and a system that sometimes forgets it’s there to serve the sick.
Sounds like a great addition to The Closer and Saving Grace. TNT is getting very smart with its programming.
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