In Treatment is an American television drama series produced and developed by Rodrigo Garcia and based on the Israeli series BeTipul, created by Hagai Levi, about a psychotherapist, 53-year-old Dr. Paul Weston, and his weekly sessions with patients.
The series premiered in the USA on HBO on 28 January, 2008.
In Treatment premiered in South Africa on DStv's M-Net Series channel on Wednesday 26 November 2008, at 22h00. See "Seasons" below for seasonal broadcast dates and times.
Season 3 premiered on M-Net Series on Friday 25 March 2011, at 22h30. Double episodes broadcast back-to-back, weekly. There are 28 episodes in the third season.
Saturdays: 04h30, 10h30, 16h30
Season Three of In Treatment follows psychoanalyst Paul Weston over seven consecutive weeks of therapy - for his patients, and himself.
Frances is a former stage and screen star, struggling with her lines for a major Broadway role, while coping with her sister's terminal breast cancer - and the implications this might have on her own health.
Sunil, a native of Calcutta, has moved in with his son in Brooklyn, but struggles with life in America. He disapproves of the way his son and daughter-in-law are raising their children - and suspects his daughter-in-law may be cheating on his son.
Jesse, a gay teen, wrestles with his identity and his relationship with his adoptive parents. His birth mother reintroduces herself into his life with tragic consequences.
Paul himself seeks the guidance of a younger psychoanalyst, Adele. Recent struggles with insomnia and a recurrent dream are telling Paul he may have inherited Parkinson's disease from his father. He's frustrated with his patients, coming to terms with his recent divorce, and his teenage son Max has moved in with him.
In Treatment offers an intimate look at the tangled mind of a man who counsels others for a living.
Gabriel Byrne returns as Dr. Paul Weston, joined by new cast members Dane DeHaan, Irrfan Khan, Amy Ryan and Debra Winger.
The executive producers of In Treatment are Stephen Levinson, Mark Wahlberg, Anya Epstein, Dan Futterman, Paris Barclay and Hagai Levi; consulting producer, Eric Overmyer; co-executive producer, Noa Tishby; supervising producer, Sarah Treem; producers, Sarah Lum and Mark Baker.
Series exclusive to M-Net Series
Season 1 (43 episodes)
Premiere: 26 November 2008 | Finale: 22 April 2009 | Wednesdays, 22h00 (double bill)
Season 2 (35 episodes)
Premiere: 7 October 2009 | Finale: 3 February 2010 | Wednesdays, 22h00 (double bill)
Season 3 (28 episodes)
Premiere: 25 March 2011 | Finale: 24 June 2011 | Fridays, 22h30 (double bill)