Body of Proof is an American medical drama television series created by Chris Murphey and produced by ABC Studios. Starring Dana Delany andJeri Ryan, the series premiered March 29, 2011, at 10.00pm on ABC. On May 13, 2011, ABC renewed the series for a second season, which will premiere on Tuesday, September 20.
The series stars Dana Delany as Dr. Megan Hunt, a medical examiner. The show focuses on Hunt's efforts to balance the demands of her professional life, dealing with solving cases and analyzing bodies, with her personal life, trying to reconnect with her estranged daughter. Hunt was a top-flight neurosurgeon until she had a life-changing automobile accident and accidentally killed a patient on the operating table resulting in her resignation, and retirement from the profession altogether. Her boss is the city's Chief Medical Examiner, played by Jeri Ryan.