Thanks to Hulu, there will now always be a doctor in the house. All 330 episodes of medical drama “ER” are available on the streaming platform as of today.
Hulu’s deal with Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution marks the first time the most-nominated drama in Emmy Awards history will be available via streaming.
For those who didn’t have a pulse between 1994 and 2009, “ER” follows the inner workings of an urban teaching hospital in Chicago and the critical issues faced by the dedicated physicians and staff of its overburdened emergency room. Readers can remember the series via the video above.
“ER,” which made stars out of George Clooney, Anthony Edwards, Julianna Margulies and Noah Wyle, among others, was created by Michael Crichton — yes, the guy who wrote “Jurassic Park” and the original “Westworld.” The show was produced by Constant c Productions and Stephen Spielberg’s Amblin Television, in association with Warner Bros. Television.
“It was such an honor to be a part of this show. I was lucky to have worked with so many writers, actors and directors all at the top of their game,” Clooney said in a Sunday media release timed to the Television Critics Association press tour. “Most importantly I’ve made friends for a lifetime. I’m excited it will finally be streaming on Hulu.”
Clooney, by the way, just closed his own deal with Hulu to executive-produce, direct and star in a six-part limited series adaptation of Joseph Heller’s classic novel, “Catch-22.” He’ll play Colonel Cathcart on the Paramount Television and Anonymous Content show.
“Catch-22” is the story of the incomparable, artful dodger, Yossarian, a U.S. Air Force bombardier in World War II who is furious because thousands of people he has never met are trying to kill him.