The Mob Doctor
- 1 Season
The Mob Doctor is an American medical drama broadcast and produced by the Fox network in the U.S. Centered on the career of Doctor Grace Devlin, the show revolves around her work at one of Chicago's top hospitals as she attempts to work off the gambling debt's incurred by her brother Nate. Because of Nate's gambling debt's Grace cannot escape Chicago's Southside mob or her dysfunctional family. Created by television drama veterans Josh Berman and Rob Wright the show stars TV and film actress Jordana Spiro as the titular mob doctor, best known as P.J. Franklin on the TBS show My Boys. Spiro's character in The Mob Doctor is ordered by members of the Chicago Mafia to perform illegal operations or kill their enemies or they will kill her brother who has large gambling debts. Grace Devlin is not allowed to tell anybody outside the Chicago mob of the work she does for the criminal underworld; even her brother Nate, played by Jesse Lee Soffer is not aware that his gambling debts are being worked off by his sister. Alongside the work for the Chicago mafia the show also tells the story of the legal work completed by Devlin at Chicago's Roosevelt Medical Center. The 13 episode first season aired as part of the Fix fall season in 2012 with guest appearances by Michael Rappaport as the Chicago Mob boss Paul Moretti. Josh Berman and Rob Wright worked together on Drop Dead Diva and have television credits including Crossing Jordan and Law and Order.