After a hugely successful run with Burn Notice, producer Matt Nix is back with the drama/thriller Complications. Jason O’Mara is John Ellison, a doctor whose life is torn asunder due to his daughter’s passing. When he saves a young boy from a drive-by shooting, Ellison is introduced to a world outside his suburban confines.
Series stars O’Mara and Jessica Szohr (she plays a grace under pressure nurse named Gretchen) are both television veterans. As a huge fan of “Life on Mars” (O’Mara) and “Gossip Girl” (Szohr), I asked the pair what it takes to make a successful show.
The video below starts off in a humorous note, as O’Mara humorously remarks that Szohr would now the answer to the question. The two spend most of the clip discussing the compelling and addictive nature of Complications:
Complications, which also stars Beth Riesgraf as Ellison’s wife, premieres Thursday night on USA Network (9 pm et/pt).