25th anniversary of ER.
Always Be Watching is written by Dan Barrett who scrubbed in for this newsletter.
On September 19, 1999, ER debuted on NBC. Today marks its 25th anniversary. You should start seeing a bunch of retrospective articles appearing throughout the next 24 hours, but perhaps start with this look back by Variety who interviewed former NBC programming chief Warren Littlefield.
Initially ER debuted with a 2-hour movie on a Monday night, then set…