Mercy is a American medical drama television series created by Liz Heldens starring Taylor Schilling, Jaime Lee Kirchner and Michelle Trachtenberg in the lead roles. It was produced by BermanBraun, Selfish Mermaid, Open 4 Business Productions and Universal Media Studios, also distributed by NBC Universal Television Distribution.
The series was aired on September 23, 2009 and concluded on May 12, 2010, lasting only one season and 22 episodes.
The series initially aired on Wednesday at 8:00 pm (ET) as part of the 2009 fall season, but it was pushed back to 9:00 pm in April. On October 23, 2009, 'Mercy" was picked up for a full 22-episode first season.
On May 14, 2010, NBC decided to cancelled the series after one season.
The show was an ensemble drama set that was set in the fictional Mercy Hospital in Jersey City, New Jersey.
The show focuses on the lives of three nurses: Veronica Flanagan Callahan, who has just returned from a tour of duty in Iraq, Veronica's best friend, Sonia Jimenez who has become seriously involved with a police officer and Chloe Payne, a recent nursing graduate who is thrown into the world of nursing and is unprepared for what it entails.
- Taylor Schilling as Nurse Veronica Callahan
- Jaime Lee Kirchner as Nurse Sonia Jimenez
- Michelle Trachtenberg as Nurse Chloe Payne
- James Tupper as Dr. Chris Sands
- Diego Klattenhoff as Mike Callahan
- Guillermo Diaz as Nurse Angel Lopez
- James LeGros as Dr. Dan Harris
Extended/Recurring Cast Edit
- David Call as Paul Kempton
- Delroy Lindo as Dr. Alfred Parks
- Kate Mulgrew as Jeannie Flanagan
- Peter Gerety as Jim Flanagan
- Michael Chernus as Ryan Flanagan
- Patch Darragh as Tim Flanagan
- Johnny Hopkins as Bobby Flanagan
- Charlie Semine as Nick Valentino
- K.K. Moggie as Dr. Gillian Jelani
- Margo Martindale as Helen Klowden
- Jill Flint as Simone Sands
- James Van Der Beek as Dr. Joe Briggs
- Mary Stuart Masterson as Dr. Denise Cabe
- Kelly Bishop as Lauren Kempton