Consider these two facts: In 1994 and 1995, an average of 75 million Americans tuned in every Thursday night to NBC. And during entertainment president Warren Littlefield’s tenure, NBC won 168 Emmy…
A straight African-American woman finds out she's contracted HIV from her ex-husband and has to navigate how it affects her personally as well as professionally, since she works as a physician's…
With the arrival of the new year, it's time to suggest some resolutions for the television industry. Yes, there are programs and creative impulses worth celebrating, but let's face it, there are also…
Fox Searchlight might have to wash its mouth out with soap.
NBC's "ER" capped its farewell season on Sunday with a win in the drama directing category for helmer Rod Holcomb. Holcomb (pictured) deftly handled the series' two-hour closer, "And in the End,"…
"ER" closed out its 15-season run on top Thursday, drawing an average of 16.4 million viewers for its two-hour finale.
In 1994, "ER" reinvented the medical drama. It was real, raw and so compelling that within a few months, a ridiculously large swath of American television viewers made an appointment to experience…
If anything ever happened to me, I would want to go to County General," says Warner Bros. TV topper Peter Roth, in what could be construed as the highest praise for "ER," the series that set up…
In 1995, we filmed "Love's Labor Lost" about a couple -- Sean and Jodi O'Brien -- who were expecting their first baby. Dr. Mark Greene (Anthony Edwards) was the attending physician on call during…
I've been an ER nurse for more than half my life. During those years, television has gone from the irascible and lovable Marcus Welbys and Trapper Johns to "ER."
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