The Good Doctor has been renewed for a fifth season at ABC.
The Freddie Highmore-starring hit medical drama is the first renewal of the season for the network.
The series follows Dr. Shaun Murphy (Highmore), a young surgeon with autism and savant syndrome, who continues to use his extraordinary medical gifts at St. Bonaventure Hospital’s surgical unit.
As his romantic relationship with Lea (Paige Spara) deepens (this season sees a baby on thway), Shaun will also face new responsibilities as a fourth-year resident when he is put in charge of supervising a new set of residents that will test him in ways he cannot predict.
Meanwhile, the team must deal with the uncertainty and pressure that the COVID-19 pandemic brings now that it has hit their hospital.
The Good Doctor also stars Antonia Thomas as Dr. Claire Browne, Hill Harper as Dr. Marcus Andrews, Richard Schiff as Dr. Aaron Glassman, Christina Chang as Dr. Audrey Lim, Fiona Gubelmann as Dr. Morgan Reznick, Will Yun Lee as Dr. Alex Park and Paige Spara as Lea Dilallo.
The series is from Sony Pictures Television and ABC Signature, and is produced by ABC Signature.
David Shore is the executive producer and showrunner.