With COVID-19 shutting down a lot of televison production, networks are importing shows from other countries. Enter Canadian medical drama Transplant, which premieres Tuesday, September 1 at 10 p.m. ET/PT on NBC in the United States
If you don’t have cable and you live in the US, here’s how you can watch Transplant Season 1 on your computer, phone, Roku, Fire TV, Apple TV or other streaming device:
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NBC (live in most markets) is one of the 105-plus live TV channels included in the main FuboTV bundle, which comes with a free seven-day trial:
Once signed up for FuboTV, you can watch Transplant live on your computer via the FuboTV website, or on your phone (Android and iPhone supported), tablet, Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Chromecast, or other supported device via the FuboTV app.
If you can’t watch live, FuboTV comes with 30 hours of cloud DVR space, as well as a 72-hour look-back feature, which allows you to watch most shows on-demand within three days (and sometimes longer) of their conclusion, even if you don’t record them.
NBC (live in select markets) is one of 45 live-TV channels included in Sling TV’s “Sling Blue” bundle. If you bypass the three-day free trial, you can get it for $20 for the first month (normally $30), and get Showtime, Starz and Epix included for free:
Once signed up for Sling TV, you can watch Transplant live on your computer via the Sling TV website, or on your phone (Android and iPhone supported), tablet, Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Chromecast, Xbox One, or other streaming device via the Sling TV app.
If you can’t watch live, Sling TV comes included with 10 hours of cloud DVR.
NBC (live in most markets) is included in Hulu With Live TV, which comes with 60-plus live TV channels and Hulu’s extensive on-demand library of TV shows and movies. You can watch immediately with a seven-day free trial:
If you don’t need to watch live, you can simply sign up for regular Hulu (without live TV), which will have new episodes of Transplant available the day after they air. It costs $5.99 per month and comes with a free one-month trial:
Or, if you also want the new Disney+ streaming service and ESPN+, you can get all three for $12.99 per month, which works out to about 31 percent savings:
Once signed up, you can watch Transplant live (with Hulu With Live TV) or on-demand (with either service) on your computer via the Hulu website, or on your phone (Android and iPhone supported), tablet, Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Chromecast, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, Echo Show, or other streaming device via the Hulu app.
Hulu with Live TV also comes with 50 hours of Cloud DVR storage (with the ability to upgrade to “Enhanced Cloud DVR,” which gives you 200 hours of DVR space and the ability to fast forward through commercials).
This Canadian medical drama features Hamza Haq as Dr. Bashir Hamed, a “charismatic Syrian doctor with battle-tested skills in emergency medicine, flees his war-torn homeland, he and younger sister Amira (Sirena Gulamgaus) become refugees, struggling to forge a new life in Canada. But if Bash ever wants to be a doctor again, he must redo his medical training from the ground up, and obtaining a coveted residency position is nearly impossible.”
When a horrific crash nearly kills a doctor, Bash saves the doctor’s life and earns himself a residency in the biggest Emergency Department in Toronto. But “Bash’s training is different, his life experiences are unique to him and he’s not an exact match for his new colleagues.”
The supporting cast includes Laurence Leboeuf as Dr. Magalie “Mags” LeBlanc, a ferociously analytical second-year resident who pushes herself relentlessly; Ayisha Issa as Dr. June Curtis, a reserved, ambitious surgical resident whose loyalty doesn’t come easily; and Jim Watson as Dr. Theo Hunter, a pediatric Emergency Fellow whose small-town upbringing is cracking wide open as life at the hospital changes his worldview.
The press release teases, “The team works tirelessly to save lives and win the approval of the legendary head of the Emergency Department, Dr. Jed Bishop (John Hannah), all the while managed by sharp-eyed, acerbic Dr. Wendy Atwater (Linda E. Smith) and supported by the longtime head nurse, the deadpan, confident Claire Malone (Torri Higginson).
Through it all, Bash tries to meet the demand of his new country and a new job, while trying to pay the bills, raise his little sister and carve out a new life for them both in this unfamiliar land. It’s a journey that’s universal to people everywhere. Bash aims high and is determined to succeed, and those around are quick to see that his passion and hopefulness are contagious. But will his newfound life reject him, or will this ‘transplant’ take?”
Transplant airs Tuesdays at 10 p.m. ET/PT on NBC.