Is Pure Genius saying goodbye for good? CBS has released a synopsis for the season one finale of the TV show.
The medical drama follows top doctors as they team up with cutting-edge tech experts and try to push the boundaries of modern medicine to save lives. The cast includes Dermot Mulroney, Augustus Prew, Odette Annable, Reshma Shetty, Aaron Jennings, Ward Horton, and Brenda Song.
CBS has not yet announced whether or not Pure Genius will return for a second season. However, things aren’t looking great. So far, season one is averaging an 18-49 demo rating of .87 and 5.37 million viewers, placing it third-to-last out of CBS’ scripted TV shows for the 2016-2017 season.
The season (and possibly series) finale of Pure Genius airs on January 26th at 10 p.m. ET/PT.
Read more details below:
AS ANGIE TRIES TO TREAT HER MOTHER’S ILLNESS, THE TWO WOMEN ARE AT ODDS OVER HER MOTHER’S PREFERRED TRADITIONAL METHODS VERSUS ANGIE’S RADICAL APPROACH, ON THE SEASON FINALE OF “PURE GENIUS,” THURSDAY, JAN. 26
“Lift Me Up” – Angie tries to target her mother’s illness using radical nanobot technology, but she looks to Scott for help when her mother prefers using traditional methods. Also, when a graffiti artist with a clotting disorder falls from a bridge, Walter, Malik and Zoe attempt to use suspended animation to stop his internal bleeding. And Walter is put in an awkward position when Julianna discovers James used the unapproved GSS drug on Louis Keating, on the season finale of PURE GENIUS, Thursday, Jan. 26 (10:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.
Dermot Mulroney (Dr. Walter Wallace)
Augustus Prew (James Bell)
Odette Annable (Dr. Zoe Brockett)
Reshma Shetty (Dr. Talaikha Channarayapatra)
Aaron Jennings (Dr. Malik Verlaine)
Ward Horton (Dr. Scott Strauss)
Brenda Song (Angie Cheng)
Page Leong (Mrs. Cheng)
Alexis Krause (Nina)
Dante Swain (Free)
Jordan Calloway (Henry Jones)
Brandon Rush (Ron)
Cullen Douglas (Louis Keating)
Darius De La Cruz (Digitalist)
Paul Diaz (Paramedic)
WRITTEN BY: Jon Cowan
DIRECTED BY: Norberto Barba”
What do you think? Are you watching Pure Genius? Do you think it should be renewed?