Maria Bello and Jessica Goldberg Team Up for NBC Drama About Doctor on a Remote Island

Bello in “Goliath

Jessica Goldberg is switching gears from Meyerism to a medical drama. “The Path” creator has a new series in development at NBC, “Relief.” The project sees her teaming up with “NCIS” star Maria Bello, who conceived the idea with her. Variety broke the news.

The potential series centers on a “successful female doctor in L.A. who delivers supplies to her estranged brother on a remote island devastated by an earthquake,” the souce writes. “ A series of dramatic events propel her decision to stay on and become part of a group of volunteers from around the world who are saving lives and healing themselves in the process.”

Goldberg will pen the teleplay. Both she and Bello are among “Relief’s” executive producers.

Other series in development about female doctors include CBS’ “Love/Sick,” a comedy based on the South Korean series “Emergency Couple,” and an untitled NBC

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