Grey's Anatomy actor Jeff Perry has been cast in Shonda Rhimes' drama pilot Damage Control.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, casting is now complete on the ABC project that follows the follows the life and work of a professional fixer, Olivia Price, and her dysfunctional staff. Kerry Washington stars as Price, who is based on the career of legendary crisis management consultant Judy Smith.
Gotta admit, when I first heard ABC's Grey's Anatomy was staging a musical episode, I had serious doubts about what Patrick Dempsey (Derek) jokingly refers to as "Glee M.D." And I wasn't the only one.
"Ellen Pompeo [Meredith] was very much like, 'Tell me we're not going to sing and dance in the hall. This is crazy!'" recalls creator Shonda Rhimes, who dreamed up the risky concept as a love letter to fans. But after the cast's first script read-through, Rhimes says Ellen "came up to me and said, 'I never say I'm wrong, but I was wrong and I want to sing more!' She's having so much fun with it."
I'm sold, too...
Audra McDonald will leave Private Practice at the end of Season 4 so she can be closer to her New York-based family, TVGuide.com has confirmed.
Exclusive: Paul Adelstein to direct an episode of Private Practice
McDonald, who has commuted between New York and Los Angeles over the past four years, may ...
Kerry Washington will headline Shonda Rhimes' new ABC drama pilot, Deadline reports.
Based on famous crisis management consultant Judy Smith, In Crisis follows the life and work of a professional ...
Grey's Anatomy star Kevin McKidd steps behind the camera this week to direct an episode, which he says is "one of the scariest things I've ever done in my life."
Thursday's episode will include the launch of Derek's Alzheimer's clinical trial, Bailey tweeting from the operating room, and the beginning of parenthood for Mark, Callie and Arizona. How did his directorial debut go over? McKidd dishes:
Kevin McKidd reveals songs from the Grey's musical episode
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Caroline Dhavernas' last show on TV, the cult favorite Wonderfalls, was killed after just 13 episodes. So, it's not surprising that she wasn't exactly eager to go back to series television.
"It was really too bad because it was such a different and quirky show and the fans loved it," Dhavernas says of the Bryan Fuller-produced series that followed a philosophy graduate working in a gift shop where the wax figurines urge her to help people in need.
Is Off the Map more than Grey's Anatomy in the jungle?
Six years of bit parts in Canadian films and guest roles on crime procedurals passed. Then, while on a beach in Bali, she read the script for Off the Map, a near-surefire hit from the team behind Grey's Anatomy and Private Practice. The show was a medical drama set in the South American jungle.
"[Going to Bali] was the first time that I had traveled on my own, for a whole month," she says. "That's also one of the reasons why Off the Map appealed to me, because I was on the beach surrounded by coconuts and sand and ocean. I was reading something that took place exactly in that setting and was like...
Off The Map
President Barack Obama's speech at the Tucson, Ariz., memorial for the victims of last weekend's shooting skewed Wednesday's prime-time ratings, throwing people off the trail of their regular shows.
Off the Map
You've heard the phrase "Physician, heal thyself." In Off the Map, the latest and most exotic medical romance to emerge from the Shonda Rhimes assembly line, you could add, "And sun yourself while you're at it."
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The relationship between Grey's Anatomy's Dr. Miranda Bailey and Dr. Ben Warren may not have worked out, but there's a good reason: actor Jason George is moving on to play another doctor, this time on ABC's Off the Map (also produced by Grey's Shonda Rimes), premiering January 12.
"I would love to [return to Grey's], but I can easily see where the network and Shonda may have problems with that," George told TV Guide Magazine at the ABC TCA party on January 10. "With this show launching as big as it's launching right now, it's easiest to just have my face associated ...
Caroline Dhavernas, Tessa Thompson, Martin Henderson
Off the Map may seem like Grey's Anatomy in the jungle, especially with executive producer Shonda Rhimes attached. But series creator Jenna Bans tells TVGuide.com that the show will set itself apart.
How? Jungle medicine.
Map centers on three doctors, portrayed by Caroline Dhavernas, Zach Gilford and Mamie Gummer, who venture to South America to work at a clinic with less than hospitable surroundings and a natural lack of resources. "Here, it's 1952: You don't have high-tech, you don't have big pharma, you have your brain, you have your instincts," Dr. Ben (Martin Henderson) explains to the new doctors after he punches a guy in the face to act as anesthesia in the pilot's opening moments.
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"From the first frame of the show you see that this is not...