An American fascinating American television drama series created by a medical doctor and novelist Michael Crichton. The show premiered on NBC television network on 19th September 1994 and concluded on 2nd April 2009.
The series has accomplished a total of 331 episodes over a span period of fifteen seasons. The show was produced in association with Warner Bros. Television by Amblin Televisions and Constant C Productions. The show famed as ER features the inner life scenarios of an Emergency Room(ER) of a Couty General Hospital of Chicago of Illinois. It has also highlighted the various situations and issues that physicians and staff had to face inside the emergency room.
After Grey’s Anatomy, the ER medical drama is the most loved and longest-running show in the history of American television and 5th longest across the globe.
The show has two casts and characters differentiated as the original and the final season cast. The original season cast includes Anthony Edwards as Dr. Mark Greene, Sherry Stringfield as Dr. Susan Lewis, George Clooney as Dr. Doug Ross, Eriq la Salle as Dr. Peter Benton, and Noah Wyle as John Carter a Medical Student.
As the series pursued, the cast members were changed in between the seasons. As the show continues, the series has many changes in the cast as it has starred recurring cast members for the key roles.
During the continuation of the seasons the cast that changed includes the addition of Goran Visnjic as Dr. Luka Kovac, Alex Kingston as Dr. Elizabeth Corday, Maura Tierney as Dr. Abby Lockhart, Paul McCrane as Dr. Robert Romano, Scott Grimes as Dr. Archie Morris, John Stamos as intern Tony Gates, and Angella Bassett as Dr. Catherien Banfield. There are other members included in the cast of the series with different roles.
Michael Crichton, the creator, and developer of the show has enchanted the storyline to showcase the life, death and problematic situations of the Chicago Hospital’s Emergency Room. Each and every episode tells us the story of the daily ER room practices.
The show consists of day-to-day exciting, heartbreaking, and joyous tales. The creator has used furious trots, knitted plot lines, and emotional turbulences to showcase the stress and ambiguous environment of the hospital’s emergency room.
The show also portrayed the journey and focus of the medical interns to become physicians and the struggles physicians and the intern’s faces while saving the lives of their patients disregarding their personal issues.
The show has won many awards like it has won 23 Primetime Emmy Awards, Outstanding drama series award, Peabody Awards, George Foster Peabody Award, People’s Choice Award for Favourite television drama series almost every year, Screen Actors Guild Awards, Image Awards, GLAAD Media Awards, Golden Globe Awards, and numerous are there in the queue.
The show is also nominated for around 375 awards and has won approximately 116 awards from them. It is also the highest-grossing show of about $3 billion in revenue on television. Apart from these awards for the show, even its cast and characters won four Screen Actors Guild Awards for Outstanding Ensemble Performance in a Drama Series.
The show is reviewed as the best show on television with the extraordinary storyline and incredible thrilling scenarios.