In Royal Pains, which premieres in early June on USA, Mark Feuerstein plays a reluctant doctor to the rich and famous. His character, Hank, is a young medical superstar living swanky in New York— until, that is, he makes a fateful mistake that leaves a hospital trustee dead. Feeling that all is lost, he goes for a long weekend in the Hamptons with his brother (Paulo Costanzo), and before he knows it, he's making house calls — well, make that mansion-calls — to the elite.
It's kind of odd to see a show about the fabulously rich premiere at a time when so many networks are readying shows about the recession, but this sounds like it could be some fun, lighter Summer entertainment. And I've always kind of rooted for Feuerstein (when he was on The West Wing, I was a big fan), so I'm glad to see him back on TV.
I'm not in love with the show yet based on this first trailer, but I'll check out some episodes and see what I think when Royal Pains premieres June 4. What about you? To watch the promo, just
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