Mercy was an NBC network medical drama TV series created by Liz Heldens that premiered on September 23, 2009 and starred Taylor Schilling, Jaime Lee Kirchner and Michelle Trachtenberg in the lead roles.

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 (after one season and 22 episodes), "Mercy" was cancelled due to low ratings.


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.


Main Cast

  • 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

Recurring Cast

  • 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

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