The Sony Pictures Television and ABC copro, which currently airs on ABC in the US, is set to premiere in Japan on April 2018.
The series has been a breakout hit in the States, becoming the number one rated drama of the 2017/18 season.
Sony Pictures Television and ABC’s drama is an American medical-drama television series, developed by David Shore and based on the 2013 South Korean series of the same name.
It follows Freddie Highmore as a young surgeon who has savant syndrome and relocates from quiet country life to join the surgical unit at a prestigious hospital.
Shore (House) serves as showrunner and Daniel Dae Kim is executive producer. The series is made in association with production companies Shore Z Productions, 3AD and Entermedia.
The Good Doctor was ordered to series in May. In October, ABC picked up the series for a full season of 18 episodes. The series is primarily filmed in Vancouver, British Columbia.