Returning: Getting On

The HBO adaptation of Jo Brand's comedy is Express from the US next week on Showcase.

2014-11-06_1232The HBO adaptation of UK comedy Getting On returns to screens next week, Express from the US.

Based on Jo Brand’s public hospital satire it again stars Laurie Metcalf, Alex Borstein, Niecy Nash and Mel Rodriguez.

Based on the BBC series of the same name, Getting On is created for American television by Mark V. Olsen and Will Scheffer (co-creators of the acclaimed HBO series “Big Love”), the show follows the daily lives of overworked nurses and doctors as they struggle with the darkly comic realities of tending compassionately to their aging charges in a rundown, red-tape-filled hospital extended-care wing, blending outrageous humor with unexpected moments of tenderness.

Tuesday November 11 at 8.00pm on Showcase.

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