It’s also a pretty shrewd format for HBO (like CNN, a unit of WarnerMedia), with back-to-back episodes to play each Sunday and Monday, taking the 24-episode show through one “week” every week over a six-week span. And while Aduba (“Orange is the New Black”) stars as Dr. Brooke Taylor, Byrne’s presence lingers, starting with a photo of the two together displayed in the fabulously posh house — complete with killer view — where she plies her trade.
As always, the casting and individual stories help carry the show, and the producers have done an exceptionally shrewd job on that score, beginning with Anthony Ramos, the “Hamilton” alum who should be even more prominent this summer with “In the Heights” to hit theaters and HBO Max.
Ramos plays Eladio, the caregiver to the disabled son of a wealthy family, which is paying for his therapy. His sessions are conducted via Zoom,