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ER is an American medical drama television series created by novelist and medical doctor Michael Crichton that aired on NBC from September 19, 1994, to April 2, 2009. It was produced by Constant c Productions and Amblin Television, in association with Warner Bros. Television. ER follows the inner life of the emergency room (ER) of fictional County General Hospital in Chicago, Illinois, and various critical issues faced by the room's physicians and staff. The show ran for 15 seasons with a total of 331 episodes, becoming the longest-running primetime medical drama in American television history. It won 23 Primetime Emmy Awards, including the 1996 Outstanding Drama Series award, and received 124 Emmy nominations, which makes it the most nominated drama program in history. ER won 116 awards in total, including the Peabody Award, while the cast earned four Screen Actors Guild Awards for Outstanding Ensemble Performance in a Drama Series.

Highlights
Leslie Moonves on the process of audience testing for ER
04:38
Warren Littlefield on the development of ER
08:23
Marla Gibbs on her guest role on ER
01:41
Paris Barclay on directing a pivotal episode of ER
04:43
Piper Laurie on guest-starring on ER
01:56
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Paris Barclay

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Paris Barclay on directing a pivotal episode of ER
04:43
Paris Barclay on directing several episodes of ER
02:57

Bonnie Bartlett

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Bonnie Bartlett on guest-starring on ER
02:02

Hector Elizondo

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Hector Elizondo on Chicago Hope competing with ER and the popularity of the show
03:39

Sally Field

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Sally Field on her Emmy-winning guest performance on ER
03:57

Marla Gibbs

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Marla Gibbs on her guest role on ER
01:41

Kathryn Joosten

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Kathryn Joosten on her first big break in acting - on E.R.
01:19

Piper Laurie

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Piper Laurie on guest-starring on ER
01:56

Warren Littlefield

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Warren Littlefield on the development of ER
08:23

William H. Macy

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William H. Macy on playing "Dr. David Morgenstern" on ER
01:18
William H. Macy on the length of and medical details in ER scripts
01:49
William H. Macy on his ER character, "Dr. David Morgenstern"
03:12
William H. Macy on the live episode of ER
02:17
William H. Macy on returning to ER in its final season
00:39
William H. Macy on his 1997 Emmy nomination for ER
00:21
William H. Macy on working with the ensemble cast of ER
01:11
William H. Macy on the legacy of ER
01:09

Leslie Moonves

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Leslie Moonves on the process of audience testing for ER
04:38
Leslie Moonves on the development of ER
02:31
Leslie Moonves on the casting and scheduling of ER
05:26
Leslie Moonves on "stealing" ER from NBC
01:35

Garrett Morris

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Garrett Morris on his dramatic work including appearances on ER and Hill Street Blues and Hunter
00:47

Don Ohlmeyer

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Don Ohlmeyer on ER and Chicago Hope
03:19
Don Ohlmeyer on the slow start of ER
01:08
Executive Don Ohlmeyer on the costly negotiations to keep ER at NBC
02:28

Tom Poston

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Tom Poston on guest-starring on ER
02:50

Thomas Del Ruth

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Thomas Del Ruth on acting as director of photography for the pilot of ER and the use of the steadicam
04:57
Thomas Del Ruth on working with executive producer John Wells on the ER pilot
03:28
Thomas Del Ruth on acting as director of photography for ER episodes subsequent to the pilot
03:28

Thomas Schlamme

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Thomas Schlamme on directing "Ambush", a live episode of ER
03:16

Nina Tassler

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Nina Tassler on the development and casting of ER
07:08
Nina Tassler on ER and Chicago Hope going up against each other when both shows debuted
02:08

John Wells

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John Wells on how ER came about and Michael Crichton's original idea for the show
05:48
John Wells on the casting process for ER
02:44
John Wells on shooting the pilot for ER and the subsequent look and tone of the series
06:10
John Wells on the writing of ER and the use of real medical terminology in the scripts
07:10
John Wells on observing real life emergency rooms to write for ER
03:56
John Wells on network notes about ER
02:04
John Wells on coming up with new ideas over ER's fifteen-year run and the public getting medical information from the show
06:27
John Wells on issues the ER producers had with some advertisers
04:47
John Wells on the large number of cast changes on ER over fifteen seasons, including George Clooney leaving the show after five years
06:56
John Wells on the end of ER and writing the finale
03:39
John Wells on the legacy of ER
02:36

Jeff Zucker

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Jeff Zucker on his affinity for ER as a viewer and an executive
02:17

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