When news broke that Red Band Society's first season will end with 13 episodes, the creative team wasn't upset. In fact, it's the length they always thought would best suit the series. But with the series being pulled off the schedule — hopefully temporarily! — after 10 episodes and a Season 2 renewal looking slim, executive producer Rina Mimoun says fans will be disappointed if Wednesday's fall finale really is the end.
For the hospital kids of Red Band Society, death may be around the corner, but life is just beginning.
Set in the children's ward of a Los Angeles hospital, Red Band Society (premieres Wednesday, 9/8c, Fox) is about an unlikely group of friends who've come together — some begrudgingly — to face their life-threatening sicknesses. Zoe Levin, Charlie Rowe, Brian "Astro" Bradley, Ciara Bravo and Nolan Sotillo make up the Breakfast Club-like gang, while Griffin Gluck stars as a coma patient from whose perspective and narrative the story is told.
Fox is aiming to establish a new kind of "brat pack" with its coming-of-age drama Red Band Society.
Set in the children's ward of a Los Angeles hospital, Red Band Society follows a Breakfast Club-esque group of patients as they such face life-changing — and life-threatening — challenges. Zoe Levin, Charlie Rowe, Astro, Ciara Bravo, and Nolan Sotillo star as the unlikely group of friends. Dave Annable, Rebecca Rittenhouse and Oscar winner Octavia Spencer take on the adult roles of the doctors and nurses who mentor them through the ups and downs of adolescence.read more