Five Days at Memorial: Release date, cast, synopsis, teaser & more

‘Five Days at Memorial’ is an upcoming medical drama web series which follows the effects of Hurricane Katrina and its aftereffects on a hospital.

Release date

‘Five Days at Memorial’ is set to premiere on August 12 on Apple TV+.

Cast and creators

  • Vera Farmiga
  • Adepero Oduye
  • Cornelius Smith Jr.
  • Julie Ann Emery
  • Cherry Jones
  • Molly Hager
  • Michael Gaston
  • Joe Carroll

Directed by: Wendey Stanzler, Carlton Cuse and John Ridley

Written by: John Ridley, Carlton Cuse and Sheri Fink


“Based on actual events from Hurricane Katrina, Five Days at Memorial tells the story of the exhausted caregivers at a New Orleans hospital who were forced to make heart-wrenching decisions amidst the storm’s aftermath.”

Other details

Five Days at Memorial is a production of Disney Television Studios’ ABC Signature. The series is based on Sheri Fink’s novel of the same name. There will be a total of 8 episodes in the limited series. On Friday, August 12, the first three episodes will be released. From then until September 16, new episodes will air every Friday.


Hurricane Katrina engulfed Memorial Medical in fear and dread. The worn-out nurses struggle to tend to the ill patients confined within the hospital. An inquiry was conducted after 45 patients were discovered deceased.

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