A New show based in the Austin Area

Paramedics Kim Blumberg and Scott Anderson return an unoccupied stretcher to an ambulance as Austin-Travis County EMS and Seton care teams work to transfer patients from University Medical Center Brackenridge to the new Dell Seton Medical Center at UT on Sunday. Photo: Austin Community Newspapers Staff

Ride along with Austin-Travis County EMS on new A&E show premiering on Thursday

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Austin-Travis County EMS medics will be in the limelight beginning on Thursday in a new television series featuring overnight first responder shifts.

The new A&E docuseries “Nightwatch Nation” takes viewers into the lives of medics in four cities — Austin, Tucson, Yonkers and Baton Rouge — as they respond to emergencies.

Captain Holly Craghead and Paramedic Bob Luddy are two local medics who were cast on the show. Both said they were shocked when they heard they were chosen.  Because of their different shifts, Craghead and Luddy have only worked together a handful of times throughout their careers.

The Statesman has the full story here

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