Code Black (television) Hour-long medical drama on CBS, premiering Sep. 30, 2015 and ending Jul. 18, 2018. At the busiest, most notorious ER in the nation, a staggering influx of patients can outweigh the limited resources available to the extraordinary doctors and nurses whose job is to treat them all—creating a condition known as Code Black. Stars Marcia Gay Harden (Dr. Leanne Rorish), Bonnie Somerville (Christa Lorenson), Raza Jaffrey (Dr. Neal Hudson), Luis Guzmán (Jesse Sallander). Produced by ABC Studios in association with CBS Television Studios.