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St. Elsewhere is an American medical drama television series originally broadcast on NBC from October 26, 1982 to May 25, 1988. The series starred Ed Flanders, Norman Lloyd and William Daniels as teaching doctors at a low-rise Boston hospital. considered that has given interns a promising future in making crucial medical and life decisions. The series was produced by MTM Enterprises, which had success with a similar NBC series, crime drama Hill Street Blues, around the same time; the two series were often compared to each other for their use of overlapping ensemble casts and serialized storylines. St. Elsewhere was filmed at CBS/MTM Studios, known as CBS/Fox Studios at the start of the show; Coincidentally, 20th Century Fox ended up acquiring the rights to the series when it bought MTM Enterprises in the 1990s.
Known for its combination of gritty, gritty drama and dark comedy moments, St. Elsewhere gained a small but loyal following over its 6-season, 137-episode run; the series also found a strong following among Nielsen’s 18-49 age group, a young demo later known for a young, affluent audience that TV advertisers are eager to reach. The series also received critical acclaim during its run, winning 13 Emmy Awards for its writing, acting, and direction. St. Elsewhere was ranked No. 20 on TV Guide’s 2002 list of “50 Greatest TV Shows of All Time”, with the magazine also selecting it as the best drama series of the 1980s in a 1993 issue.