After what feels like the longest hiatus ever, Grey's Anatomy will finally return with 12 straight episodes beginning Thursday (9/8c, ABC) until the show's season finale in May.
When last we left the doctors of Grey Sloan Memorial, Jackson interrupted April's wedding to Matthew to declare his love for her, much to the shock and dismay of Stephanie and pretty much everyone else in attendance. Meanwhile, back at the hospital, Shane boldly and stupidly decided to be a hot shot and take the lead on an emergency surgery to fix the heart of Alex's father, which did not go well. So, what's next? TVGuide.com hit the set to get the scoop on each of the docs:
Wedding bells may be ringing during the Grey's Anatomy midseason finale on Thursday (9/8c, ABC). But there are a few hurdles for April (Sarah Drew) to get over before she says "I do" to Matthew (Justin Bruening). First on April's list will be getting her best friend and former lover Jackson (Jesse Williams) to show up. But that does not mean the quirky doc is having second thoughts about walking down the aisle.
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Love that Caroline is helping Stefan through his PTSD! Will anything romantic develop between them on The Vampire Diaries? — Ginger
NATALIE: Do we have a new love triangle on our hands? Not quite -- Stefan will be spending a lot of time with Katherine actually, as they help each other in their darkest moments. Meanwhile, Caroline will have her hands busy with someone else very soon.
How can The Following possibly bring Joe Carroll back this season? — Chris
ADAM: Through the magic of TV, of course! But rest assured, Joe will come out of last season's explosion a changed man...
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Oh, Grey's Anatomy, you had me at hello... and you lost me at Bailey's OCD.
I've stuck with the show that made Shonda Rhimes a household name through Izzie's (Katherine Heigl) ghost sex, the Alex/Ava saga, "Intern Fight Club," and even that god-awful musical episode. When people ask me why I'm still watching Grey's, currently limping through its 10th season, my response has always been: "I'm going down with that ship." But Season 10 has me on the verge of jumping overboard. Here are six reasons why I'm ready to give up on Grey's:
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Is this Alice or Alias? Something to ponder while navigating the deluxe rabbit-hole theme-park ride of ABC's Once Upon a Time in Wonderland spinoff (Thursday, 8/7c), in which a feisty and literally kick-ass Alice (Sophie Lowe) battles her way out of insane-asylum confinement with Sydney Bristow-level brio. She even has a Will Tippen-like sidekick in the sheepishly raffish Knave of Hearts (Michael Socha of the British Being Human), who stands by as Alice goes all action heroine.
Patrick Dempsey and Ellen Pompeo
Grey's Anatomy returns Thursday (9/8c, ABC) with a two-hour premiere that picks up just moments after the events of last season's finale, in which a super-storm ravaged the Grey Sloan Memorial Hospital. Meredith and Derek will be celebrating the birth of baby Bailey, Callie and Arizona will be struggling with the latter's infidelity, and Cristina and Owen will once again be on the outs. But there's oh so much more that will be happening at the hospital, so you might need a quick refresher on where we left off — and a juicy tease about what comes next in Season 10:
Things aren't looking too good for Heather (Tina Majorino) in this sneak peek of the Greys' Anatomy premiere.
After Bailey (Chandra Wilson) enlists Shane (Gaius Charles) to find Dr. Webber (James Pickens Jr.), the jealous intern lies to poor Mousey and says she's in charge of seeking out the missing surgeon.
Jerrika Hinton, Gaius Charles, Camilla Luddington, Tessa Ferrer
Love them or hate them, the interns of Grey's Anatomy are sticking around.
Camilla Luddington, Gaius Charles, Jerrika Hinton and Tessa Ferrer have been promoted to series regulars in Season 10, TVGuide.com has learned.
Over the years, Grey's Anatomy has seen its fair share of new characters — like a real hospital, there's a revolving door of incoming interns and outgoing residents. Hate them or love them, this season's interns have taken on more prominent roles. We've already shared our, ahem, opinions on the polarizing quintet, but with the ABC medical drama heading towards its ninth season finale, we're reexamining each intern to decide whether they should stick around next season...
This week's Grey's Anatomy featured a harrowing tale of a mother (Sarah Chalke) trying to get her son treatment, even though every time he was diagnosed, it ended up being wrong. The tale was meant to help viewers in case their children were afflicted with the same baffling ailment, Kawasaki Disease — which will hopefully pay off in the long run.
However, it was through this story...