‘Gray’s Anatomy’ Renewed for Season 20 at ABC — New Showrunner
Grey’s Anatomy nonetheless has a pulse: ABC has renewed the hit medical drama for Season 20, TVLine has realized. As well as, the community introduced that government producer Meg Marinis will take the reins as showrunner subsequent season, changing the departing Krista Vernoff.
The renewal extends the present’s document because the longest-running primetime medical drama in TV historical past; Gray’s premiered on ABC again in 2005. It’s nonetheless a rankings powerhouse, rating as ABC’s prime leisure sequence in the important thing adults 18-49 demographic. The Season 19 finale is about to air Thursday, Could 18.
Marinis has been an government producer on Gray’s since Season 15; she began as a author’s manufacturing assistant on the present manner again in Season 3 and labored her manner as much as workers author after which to EP, penning a complete of 35 episodes alongside the best way. She’ll take over for Vernoff, who announced her departure from Gray’s and Station 19 again in January.
“It has been the privilege of a lifetime to be entrusted to run Gray’s Anatomy for the previous six years and Station 19 for the final 4,” Vernoff stated in an announcement. “The fervour of the devoted fandoms and the influence that these exhibits have on hearts and minds can’t be overstated. The quantity of expertise in these two extraordinary casts and these two good writers’ rooms is past measure — and these crews work magic week after week.”
Gray’s has gone via a altering of the guard in entrance of the digital camera as properly: Collection star Ellen Pompeo is now not a full-time forged member, with her final episode as a series regular airing final month. Nonetheless, she’s slated to return as Meredith Gray periodically, together with for Could’s season finale and not less than one episode previous to that.
The present forged features a slew of recent faces that had been introduced in at the beginning of Season 19 to play the brand new class of first-year surgical residents. Different regulars embrace Chandra Wilson as Miranda Bailey, James Pickens Jr. as Richard Webber, Kevin McKidd as Owen Hunt, Kim Raver as Teddy Altman, Kelly McCreary as Maggie Pierce, Anthony Hill as Winston Ndugu, Caterina Scorsone as Amelia Shepherd, Camilla Luddington as Jo Wilson, Chris Carmack as Hyperlink Lincoln and Jake Borelli as Levi Schmitt.
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