Carol Kenney enthusiastically begins her first day as an internal medicine intern, but has a rocky start when she disregards direct orders from her boss in order to help a patient. Also, Carol meets Dr. Frost, a senior attending physician who may be the ally Carol needs in her second act.
Episode Viewers and Ratings
Season 1 Episode 1 of Carol's Second Act was watched by 5,970,000 viewers, resulting in a 0.70 rating in the 18-49 demographic.
At age 50, Carol Kenney has raised her children, gotten divorced and retired from teaching. Instead of kicking up her heels and taking a well-earned break, she decides it's time to start over, committing to the pursuit of her dream of becoming a doctor. As the oldest medical intern - by a lot - she must sink or swim with peers who are half her age. Luckily for her, her enthusiasm, perspective and even her age may be exactly what makes her second act a great success.