Yes, next season really is the last season of ER
When NBC revealed their new schedule a little early yesterday, it was announced that ER will indeed be back for a 15th season. Now it has been announced that this indeed will be the last season of the long running medical drama.
This current season was supposed to be the last season of the show, but it had sort of a rejuvenation this year, which made NBC completely rework their Thursday at 10 time slot. While they tried a couple of different strategies in that time period, it turned out that the old show ER was actually the most successful.
Now, this won't be the usual 22 (or so) episode season that ends next May. The show will actually conclude its run next February after 19 episodes. After the show ends, its Thursday time slot will be taken by a new season of Celebrity Apprentice.
Now since we know this is the last season, we can all start guessing which old cast members are going to make a cameo appearance and who isn't.