There’s lengthy working TV reveals, after which there’s Gray’s Anatomy. ABC’s medical drama is presently within the midst of its whopping 14th season on the community, and is exhibiting no indicators of slowing down anytime quickly. As a result of along with the flagship collection, the franchise is being expanded within the coming months. There’s already a webseries concerning the surgical program’s new interns, and a spinoff will arrive in just a few months time which specializing in the firefighters of Seattle. And with the thousands and thousands of loyal viewers who nonetheless tune into Gray’s each Thursday, it looks as if the present might run indefinitely. Now it seems to be prefer it’ll doubtless proceed via Season 16, as star and producer Ellen Pompeo has signed a brand new cope with ABC.
Ellen Pompeo has signed a deal to star in two extra season of Gray’s Anatomy. Moreover, she’ll additionally turn out to be a producer on the collection, whereas getting an EP credit score on the (nonetheless) untitled spinoff. And with Meredith Gray all the way down to return for not less than two extra seasons, it could stand to motive for ABC to resume its massively profitable collection for not less than that lengthy.
This new deal, which coms to us from Deadline, will little doubt excite the millions of hardcore Gray’s Anatomy followers on the market. Creator Shonda Rhimes has maintained that there isn’t any Gray’s with out Meredith, so Ellen Pompeo really does have a ton of energy relating to the way forward for the collection. However with Pompeo now as full fledged producer along with star, she’s definitely acquired all her playing cards within the present’s basket, serving to to maintain it alive for not less than one other two seasons.
Whereas informal TV viewers are baffled to see Gray’s Anatomy working robust, offers like this are the doubtless the rationale why the cast is so eager to proceed their lengthy tenures on the collection. Kevin McKidd is a frequent director on the collection, along with enjoying Owen Hunt. Debbie Allen has duel roles as an EP and director, whereas additionally portraying Catherine Avery. And Sarah Drew (aka April Kepner) acquired to make her directorial debut on the brand new intern-focused net collection The B-Workforce. So whereas most of the forged have been on the present for years (particularly the 4 remaining OG surgeons), they have causes to remain concerned.
It needs to be attention-grabbing to see precisely how lengthy Gray’s Anatomy lasts on ABC. Whereas the day 1 followers are doubtless prepared for a satisfying collection finale, it would not seem like that is going to be occurring anytime quickly. And whereas we’ll must droop our disbelief for Gray Sloan Memorial Hospital to endure yet one more horrifying tragedy, there’s one thing about Gray’s that also tugs at viewers’s heartstrings.