ABC Ending 'Combat Hospital' a Week Early; Shelves One Episode

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August 24th, 2011

ABC is replacing the episode of Combat Hospital originally scheduled for Tuesday, August 30 ('Brothers in Arms') and replacing it with the episode that was originally scheduled for September 6 ('Triage').  The season finale ('Triage') which was originally scheduled for September 13 moves to September 6. That leaves one episode ("Brothers in Arms") on the shelf.

via press releases:

**EPISODE CHANGE**

REBECCA IS TORN BETWEEN ORDERS AND INSTINCT WHEN SHE FINDS
HERSELF IN CHARGE OF TRIAGE, ON ABC’S “COMBAT HOSPITAL”

“Triage” – When Colonel Marks is injured in an explosion, Rebecca takes responsibility for triage. As the pressure mounts, she must decide whether to follow her own judgment -- even if it means going against her commanding officer -- on “Combat Hospital,” TUESDAY, AUGUST 30 (10:00-11:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network.

Note: This episode replaces “Brothers in Arms.”

“Combat Hospital” stars Elias Koteas as Colonel Marks, Michelle Borth as Canadian surgeon Dr. Rebecca Gordon, Luke Mably as neurosurgeon Dr. Simon Hill, Deborah Kara Unger as Australian Army psychiatrist Major Grace Pedersen, MD, Terry Chen as trauma team leader Captain Bobby Trang and Arnold Pinnock as Commander Will Royal, Chief of Nursing.

Guest starring are Gordon Kennedy as Captain Fitz and Ryan Allen as Sergeant Selvidge

“Brothers in Arms” is directed by Paul Unwin and written by Gub Neal.

“Combat Hospital” is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC’s selected HDTV format, with 5.1 channel surround sound. A TV parental guideline will be assigned closer to airdate.

For more information on “Combat Hospital,” please visit ABC.com.

**FINALE DATE CHANGE**

THE WOMEN’S CLINIC IS ATTACKED,
ON THE SEASON FINALE OF ABC’S “COMBAT HOSPITAL”

Do No Harm” -- An attack on the Women’s Clinic takes its toll, as Major Samizay, Rebecca, Pedersen, Suzy and Pam fall under siege. The Role 3 hospital must then contend with significant losses while at the same time fighting to save the life of the wounded assailant, on the Season Finale of “Combat Hospital,” TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 6 (10:00-11:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network.

Note: This episode replaces “Triage,” which moves to August 30, replacing “Brothers in Arms.”

“Combat Hospital” stars Elias Koteas as Colonel Marks, Michelle Borth as Canadian surgeon Dr. Rebecca Gordon, Luke Mably as neurosurgeon Dr. Simon Hill, Deborah Kara Unger as Australian Army psychiatrist Major Grace Pedersen, MD, Terry Chen as trauma team leader Captain Bobby Trang and Arnold Pinnock as Commander Will Royal, Chief of Nursing.

Guest starring are Conrad Coates as Oga Civilian and Martin Roach as Lt. Cliffgood.

Do No Harm” is directed by Ken Girotti and written by Daniel Petrie, Jr.

“Combat Hospital” is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC’s selected HDTV format, with 5.1 channel surround sound. A TV parental guideline will be assigned closer to airdate.

For more information on “Combat Hospital,” please visit ABC.com.

 
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