Lenox Hill (TV series)

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Lenox Hill
Lenox hill.jpg
Genre
  • Documentary
Developed by
  • Ruthie Shatz
  • Adi Barash
ComposerUri Frost
Country of originUnited States
Original languageEnglish
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes9 (list of episodes)
Production
Executive producers
Cinematography
  • Adi Barash
  • Bryant Fisher
Editors
  • Ruthie Shatz
  • Helen Yum
  • Akiko Iwakawa-Grieve
Running time48–53 minutes
Production companies
  • Netflix Studios
  • Yulari Films
DistributorNetflix
Release
Original releaseJune 10, 2020 (2020-06-10)
External links
Netflix

Lenox Hill is a documentary web television series that was developed by Ruthie Shatz and Adi Barash which premiered on Netflix on June 10, 2020. The premise mainly revolves around the lives of four medical professionals in the areas of neurosurgery, emergency medicine, and obstetrics and gynecology at the Lenox Hill Hospital.[1][2]

Release[edit]

Lenox Hill was released on June 10, 2020, on Netflix.[1]

Participants[edit]

  • David Langer: Chair of award-winning Neurosurgery department[3][4][5]
  • John Boockvar: Vice Chair of Neurosurgery[6]
  • Mirtha Macri: Emergency Physician[5]
  • Amanda Little-Richardson: Chief OB-GYN resident in her last year. She gives birth in the "Full Circle" episode.[7]

Episodes[edit]

No.TitleDirected byOriginal release date [8]
1"Growth Hurts"Adi Barash
Ruthie Shatz
June 10, 2020 (2020-06-10)
2"The Barrier"Adi Barash
Ruthie Shatz
June 10, 2020 (2020-06-10)
3"Birth"Adi Barash
Ruthie Shatz
June 10, 2020 (2020-06-10)
4"Together"Adi Barash
Ruthie Shatz
June 10, 2020 (2020-06-10)
5"Undercurrents"Adi Barash
Ruthie Shatz
June 10, 2020 (2020-06-10)
6"Night of the Dead"Adi Barash
Ruthie Shatz
June 10, 2020 (2020-06-10)
7"Pain"Adi Barash
Ruthie Shatz
June 10, 2020 (2020-06-10)
8"Full Circle"Adi Barash
Ruthie Shatz
June 10, 2020 (2020-06-10)
9"Pandemic"Adi Barash
Ruthie Shatz
June 24, 2020 (2020-06-24)
Special episode covering the March 9 to May 20, 2020 period of the COVID-19 pandemic.[9]

Reception[edit]

On review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes, the series holds an approval rating of 100% based on 15 critic reviews with an average rating of 8/10. The website's critical consensus reads, "An intimate portrait of medical professionals that explores triumphs and complications in equal measure, Lenox Hill is as engrossing as it is eye opening."[10] On Metacritic, it has a weighted average score of 87 out of 100 based on 8 reviews, indicating "universal acclaim".[11]

Daniel Fienberg of The Hollywood Reporter gave a review stating," Lenox Hill aims to inspire, and the eight-episode first season ends up more emotionally nourishing than intellectually satisfying—not that there's anything necessarily wrong with that."[12] Daniel D'Addario at Variety said, "With an openhearted curiosity about its subjects and a patient, clear eye, the series comes to no conclusions about the way we administer medical care now, but leaves its viewer with ample information to draw his or her own."[13]

In its 'Best of 2020' reviews the New York Times included Lenox Hill in it list of 'Best Shows Ending in 2020.' The Times critics called it "a riveting narrative and a modern wisdom text about the ebbs and flows of life and loss." [14]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Hart, Daniel (June 9, 2020). "Lenox Hill review – Netflix series brings a touching reflection of working lives in a hospital". Ready Steady Cut. Retrieved June 10, 2020.
  2. ^ Wheeler, Greg (June 10, 2020). "Lenox Hill – Netflix Season 1 Review". The Review Geek. Retrieved June 10, 2020.
  3. ^ "Best Hospitals: Lenox Hill Hospital". U.S. News and World Report. 2021. Retrieved August 2, 2020.
  4. ^ "NYC's Best Hospitals For 2020: Latest U.S. News Rankings". New York City, NY Patch. July 28, 2020. Retrieved August 2, 2020.
  5. ^ a b Nicolaou, Elena (June 17, 2020). "Netflix's "Lenox Hill" Was Filmed at the Hospital Where Beyoncé Delivered Blue Ivy". O Magazine. Retrieved June 22, 2020.
  6. ^ Cobb, Kayla (June 10, 2020). "'Lenox Hill' on Netflix: Who Is Dr. John Boockvar?". Decider. Retrieved June 22, 2020.
  7. ^ Nicolaou, Elena (June 11, 2020). "Why Dr. Amanda Little-Richardson of Lenox Hill Agreed to Have Her Delivery Filmed". O Magazine. Retrieved June 12, 2020.
  8. ^ "Lenox Hill – Listings". The Futon Critic. Retrieved June 22, 2020.
  9. ^ "Lenox Hill episode 9 recap – what happened in the one-off special (2020)". Ready Steady Cut. Retrieved June 25, 2020.
  10. ^ "Lenox Hill: Season 1 (2020)". Rotten Tomatoes. Retrieved January 12, 2021.
  11. ^ "Lenox Hill: Season 1". Metacritic. Retrieved July 18, 2020.
  12. ^ Fienberg, Daniel (June 9, 2020). "'Lenox Hill': TV Review". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved August 7, 2020.
  13. ^ D'Addario, Daniel (June 6, 2020). "'Lenox Hill' on Netflix: TV Review". Variety. Retrieved August 7, 2020.
  14. ^ Margaret Lyons, (December 2, 2020) "The Best Shows that Ended in 2020," https://www.nytimes.com/2020/12/01/arts/television/best-tv-shows.html

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