Thursdays on NBC (8:30-9 p.m. ET)
Winner of a prestigious Humanitas Prize and nominated for two Emmy Awards and a Peoples Choice Award in its debut season, Scrubs focuses on the strange experiences of fresh-faced medical intern John J.D. Dorian (Zach Braff, The Broken Hearts Club) as he embarks on his healing career in a surreal hospital crammed full of unpredictable staffers and patients where humor and tragedy can merge paths at any time.
Joining the rumpled J.D. at Sacred Heart Hospital are fellow interns Chris Turk (Donald Faison, Remember the Titans, Felicity) — J.D.s college buddy who is part of the more elite surgical group, and the beautiful but socially awkward Elliot Reid (Sarah Chalke, Roseanne).
Keeping a watchful eye over these young doctors are the caustic chief of medicine, Dr. Bob Kelso (Ken Jenkins, Courage Under Fire); the abrasive but caring Dr. Perry Cox (John C. McGinley, Wall Street, Platoon); and no-nonsense nurse Carla Espinosa (Judy Reyes, Oz). Neil Flynn (Magnolia) also portrays J.D.s nemesis, the hospital janitor, who never seems to miss an opportunity to harass his target.
Named a Future Classic by the TV Land cable network, Scrubs averaged a 5.3 rating and a 13 share among adults 18-49 in its first season and is the highest-rated new comedy series to return for the 2002-03 season.
Scrubs is produced by Touchstone Television. Bill Lawrence (Spin City) is the executive producer and creator.