‘Code Black’: First Look at Rob Lowe as Angels Memorial’s New Doctor

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Rob Lowe—and his new blond hair—joins the medical drama in Season 2 as Col. Ethan Willis. Dr. Willis has the best of intentions when he brings new techniques learned in combat to Angels Memorial Hospital, but he still manages to clash with some of the staff, primarily Dr. Campbell (Boris Kodjoe).

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“Rob plays mavericks really well,” says executive producer Michael Seitzman. “He adds some charm to them. Actually, he’s incapable of not being charming, so he’s just perfect in that regard.”

Here’s Lowe and Marcia Gay Harden talking about why he joined the CBS hospital drama:

Code Black, Season Premiere, Wednesday, September 28, 10/9c, CBS.