The pilot is based on Dr. Julie Holland's memoir and follows a psychiatrist in charge of Bellevue Hospital's psychiatric unit on the weekend shift. McTeer will play Bellevue's head of psychiatry.
A Tony Award winner for A Doll's House and a nominee for Mary Stuart, McTeer has also appeared on Broadway in God of Carnage. She appeared in A Doll's House and God of Carnage in London's West End and in Mary Stuart at the Donmar Warehouse. A Golden Globe winner and Oscar nominee for the film "Tumbleweeds," she also earned Golden Globe and Emmy nominations for the HBO film "Into the Storm."