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“Five Days at Memorial” premiering Friday, August 26.


Apple TV+ is excited to unveil a sneak peek clip from the fifth episode of the limited series “Five Days at Memorial” premiering Friday, August 26. Adapted from the book by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Sheri Fink and starring Vera Farmiga, Cornelius Smith Jr., and Cherry Jones, “Five Days at Memorial ''chronicles the impact of Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath on a local hospital.

Episode 5 - “Day Five”

Mulderick and the staff attempt to carry out an evacuation. With pressures mounting to abandon the hospital, staff members make drastic decisions.


Hailing from Academy Award winner John Ridley and Emmy Award winner Carlton Cuse, “Five Days at Memorial” chronicles the impact of Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath on a local hospital. When the floodwaters rose, power failed, and heat soared, exhausted caregivers at a New Orleans hospital were forced to make decisions that would follow them for years to come. 


In addition to Farmiga, Smith Jr., and Jones, the limited series stars Robert Pine (“CHiPs”), Julie Ann Emery (“Better Call Saul,” “Preacher”), Adepero Oduye (“The Falcon and the Winter Soldier,”“Pariah”), Molly Hager (“Happyish,” “It’s Kind of a Funny Story”), Michael Gaston (“Blindspot,” “The Leftovers”) and W. Earl Brown (“Deadwood,” “Preacher”).


“Five Days at Memorial” is executive produced and written by Cuse and Ridley, the series is directed by Cuse, Ridley, and Wendey Stanzler (“For All Mankind,” “Dispatches From Elsewhere”). The series hails from ABC Signature, a part of Disney Television Studios.


"Five Days at Memorial" Screeners

Episodes 101-108 of “Five Days at Memorial” are now available in the Apple TV+ Press Screening Room. If you need to activate your account, please email us as soon as possible. 


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