‘Code Black’ Gets Additional 5 Episode Order From CBS

Network’s Wednesday night medical drama stars Marcia Gay Harden and Luis Guzman

Last Updated: November 20, 2015 @ 4:11 PM

CBS has ordered 5 additional episodes of medical drama “Code Black,” TheWrap has learned.

Marcia Gay Harden and Luis Guzman lead the series, which follows a team of doctors at the overcrowded and understaffed emergency room at L.A. County Hospital.

“Code Black” has been a solid ratings performer in its Wednesday 10 p.m. time slot. The show is averaging 6.9 million viewers per episode in addition to a 1.2 rating in the advertiser coveted adults 18-49 demographic.

CBS previously ordered six additional scripts for the show, which accompanied the announcement that they had picked up fellow freshman drama “Limitless” for a full season.

The series also stars Bonnie Somerville, Raza Jaffrey, Melanie Chandra, Harry Ford, Benjamin Hollingsworth, and William Allen Young.

Michael Seitzman, David Marshall Grant, Brett Mahoney, Molly Newman, Ryan McGarry, Marti Noxon and Linda Goldstein Knowlton serve as executive producers. The show is a production of ABC Studios and CBS Television Studios.