February 17, 1999 |
When Dr. Doug Ross walks out of County General Memorial Hospital on Thursday night's much-publicized episode of "ER," marking the official end of George Clooney's duties at the Chicago medical center, it will no doubt be, as NBC has promised for weeks, an emotional moment. It will not, however, be the end of the No. 1-rated show on television. If anything, more people are likely to tune in--at least for a few weeks--to witness the aftermath.