Grey Sloan Memorial's loss is Extant's gain. Tessa Ferrer has joined the cast of CBS's Halle Berry-fronted summer series, TVGuide.com has confirmed.
Grey Sloan Memorial is losing two more members of its staff.
Tessa Ferrer and Gaius Charles, who play Leah Murphy and Shane Ross onGrey's Anatomy, will not be returning next season, sources confirm to TVGuide.com.
It's taken a while, but Grey's Anatomy's once bubbly pediatric surgeon Arizona Robbins (Jessica Capshaw) has risen from the ashes of the plane crash. With a new sense of confidence after losing her leg, Arizona has begun to accept that she is whole, even if she's missing a part of herself. Some of Arizona's growth nearly ended her marriage to Callie (Sara Ramirez), but she has come out the other side ready to move on with her life and even convinced her wife to move into a new house so the couple could really start fresh after her infidelity with Dr. Boswell (Hilarie Burton).
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But Arizona's resolve will be tested during Thursday's episode (9/8c on ABC) when she's hit by a gurney that results in the destruction of her prosthetic leg. "She has a terrible, awful, no good, very bad day," Capshaw tells TVGuide.com from the set of the ABC medical drama. "The idea behind this episode was...
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:
Grey's Anatomy fans — Calzona ones, in particular — have been riding a rough roller coaster since Arizona (Jessica Capshaw) cheated on Callie (Sara Ramirez) last season. Unfortunately, the ride doesn't show any sign of ending soon.
During last week's episode, Arizona thought she drunkenly slept with Intern Leah (Tessa Ferrer) after the fundraising gala. It turns out, they didn't, but that doesn't mean Leah isn't interested. It may come as a shock to those Calzona fans that Arizona appears to be moving on, but Capshaw insists that this new relationship isn't another betrayal. So are Callie and Arizona over? TVGuide.com turned to Capshaw to get the scoop: