NBC picks up 'ER' for 15th, final season

April 2, 2008 at 5:07 PM
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NEW YORK, April 2 (UPI) -- NBC announced Wednesday it is picking up the Emmy Award-winning U.S. medical drama "ER" for a 15th and final season.

The announcement was made by Ben Silverman, co-chairman of NBC Entertainment and Universal Media Studios.

"'ER' is one of the greatest shows of all time and we can't wait to deliver to the audience the fantastic stories the series is known for," Silverman said in a statement. "We will introduce new characters to the great ensemble."

The series, now in its 14th season, stars Maura Tierney, Mekhi Phifer, Parminder Nagra, Linda Cardellini, Scott Grimes and John Stamos.

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