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'Nightwatch' shines realistic spotlight on EMTs
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'Nightwatch' shines realistic spotlight on EMTs

"In the city of New Orleans there are as many as 1,000 emergency calls every night. These are the stories of the heroes who risk their lives to answer those calls. Police officers, firefighters, and emergency medical technicians. This is Nightwatch." — A&E narrator during opening credits.

The A&E Network television series featuring first responders in New Orleans seems to be a realistic portrayal of EMS professionals, and puts the industry in a positive light.

From reviews of the show to behind the scene interviews with cast members, stay up to speed on "Nightwatch."

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