Grey’s Anatomy is returning this 12 months.
Weeks after being pulled from ABC’s fall schedule, the community introduced earlier as we speak that the beloved medical cleaning soap will return Thursday, November 12.
What’s extra, the premiere will likely be a two-hour affair, which is much-needed when you think about that Grey’s Anatomy Season 16 was reduce brief and concluded approach sooner than initially deliberate.
To have a good time the excellent news, ABC dropped a poster, in addition to a teaser promo.
The collection been recognized for its Meredith-centric posters through the years, and we’re completely satisfied to report that Ellen Pompeo’s beloved alter ego is the main target of the important thing artwork.
“Sometimes … all of us want saving,” reads the tagline of the poster.
Meredith appears to be like glum within the picture, and provided that the newest season wrapped together with her questioning her emotions for her ex-boyfriend, DeLuca, whereas rising nearer to Cormac Hayes, the Irish hunk Cristina despatched her approach, Meredith might be going to be caught in a love triangle.
However, the tagline might additionally trace on the world pandemic that shut the show down within the first place.
Showrunner, Krista Vernoff has confirmed the show will likely be addressing the COVID-19 pandemic, and we’re not stunned.
How might a medical drama skip it?
“We’re going to deal with this pandemic for certain,” Vernoff defined in an Emmys panel that was launched earlier this summer season.
“There’s no solution to be a long-running medical show and never do the medical story of our lifetimes.”
“The medical doctors are available, and we’re the primary individuals they’re speaking to about most of these experiences they’re having,” she teased.
“They are actually shaking and attempting to not cry, they’re pale and so they’re speaking about it as conflict — a conflict that they weren’t skilled for.”
“And that’s been considered one of our large conversations about [Kevin McKidd’s] Owen [who served in the Army], that he’s truly skilled for this in a approach that many of the different medical doctors aren’t.”
“I really feel like our show has a possibility and a duty to inform a few of these tales,” Vernoff continued.
As for the promo, it confirmed the show is returning to Thursdays, in order that’s a optimistic.
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