HBO announced today that the network’s adaptation of the acclaimed UK medical comedy Getting On will debut Sunday, November 24th at 10pm. The US version of the show follows the put-upon nurses and doctors of a Long Beach extended-care facility the show is set in the women’s extended-care facility as they care for the elderly and struggle with the healthcare system. Laurie Metcalf, Alex Borstein, Niecy Nash, and Mel Rodriguez star, with Molly Shannon, Daniel Stern, Harry Dean Stanton, June Squibb and Irma P. Hall set to guest star.
Big Love creators Mark V. Olsen and Will Scheffer wrote the adaptation. The original series ran for three seasons on BBC Four from 2009 to 2012 and was created by Jo Brand, Joanna Scanlan, and Vicki Pepperdine, who also played the lead roles. Australian comedian Chris Lilley’s new show, Ja’mie: Private School Girl, also starts on HBO November 24th, airing after Getting On at 10:30pm.