Later this month, Grey's Anatomy will hit a feat seldom achieved on television when the ABC medical drama enters its 10th season as a top 10 TV show.
What started off as an interweaving tale of a group of interns struggling to stay afloat at one of America's top hospitals has evolved over nine seasons, becoming a platform for stories deconstructing the human condition, including race, sexuality and — as with any great Shondaland series — relationships. But hitting its 10th season, as well as the 200-episode mark, does raise the question of how long Grey's can continue.
Grey's Anatomy's Shonda Rhimes talks cast exits, Calzona's future and a funny Season 10
The series has proven its longevity with...
Grey's Anatomy kicks off its momentous 10th season right where we left off: during a super-storm that may have claimed the life of the Grey Sloan Memorial Hospital's most beloved doctor, Richard Webber (James Pickens Jr.). Will he survive the electrocution that left him seemingly lifeless in the closing moments the Season 9 finale?
[Warning: This story contains major spoilers from Thursday's episode of Grey's Anatomy. Read at your own risk!]
Grey's Anatomy creator Shonda Rhimes did warn Calzona fans in advance. Several warnings, in fact. So it should not have come as such a huge, jaw-dropping surprise in Thursday's episode that...
In Sunday's brilliantly entertaining finale to another splendid season of CBS' The Good Wife — we choose to forget that Kalinda's ex ever existed — Denis O'Hare returns as a judge whose sciatica keeps him off the bench, pacing around the courtroom as he presides over a late-night emergency hearing over ballot-box irregularities in the next day's neck-and-neck election for Illinois governor. (Alicia's husband Peter is sweating every single vote.) Like Judge Abernathy, you may find it difficult to stay seated as this episode (9/8c), written by series creators Robert King (who also directed) and Michelle King, takes its many clever twists and turns, specializing in mischievous misdirection and game-changing surprises up to the very last jaw-dropping minute.
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...