In my opinion, Steven Soderbergh's The Knick is one of the best written and directed series on TV. I love this show, and I wish that more people would give it a chance, but I guess it's one of those things that's not for everyone. Soderbergh directed the entire 10-episode first season, and he returned to direct the entire 10-episode second season. Will he go for a third? I sure hope so! This next season sure looks like it's going to be crazy.
The series stars Clive Owen and is set in 1900 New York. It focuses "on Knickerbocker Hospital and the groundbreaking surgeons, nurses and staff, who push the bounds of medicine in a time of astonishingly high mortality rates and zero antibiotics."
This series is brilliant, and I can't wait to see where the second season takes the story and characters. Season 2 is set to premiere on Cinemax on October 16th, 2015. The show also stars Andre Holland, Jeremy Bobb, Juliet Rylance, Eve Hewson, Michael Angarano, Chris Sullivan, Cara Seymour, Eric Johnson, David Fierro, and Maya Kazan.