Grey's Anatomy Creator Shonda Rhimes Sells Retro Hotel Drama to ABC
Never one to let grass grow under her feet, Shonda Rhimes — who already has two shows on ABC (Grey’s Anatomy and Private Practice) and a third (the legal drama Scandal) en route for midseason — has now sold to the network … READ MORE
Grey's Anatomy Boss' Season 8 Finale Conundrum: 'I Don't Know What I'm Going to Do'
As anyone well versed in the teachings of Shonda Rhimes knows, the Grey’s Anatomy/Private Practice boss maps out each season of her shows in reverse: First she establishes the finale’s endgame and then works backwards to the premiere.
Unfortunately, with the contracts of several core Grey’s castmembers (Patrick Dempsey, Ellen Pompeo, Sandra Oh, Justin Chambers, included) set to expire in May, the Empress of Shondaland is …READ MORE
TVLine Items: Jon Hamm's Poor Decisions, Eureka Gets Animated, Grey's Scoop, and More
Renowned “Analrapist” Tobias Fünke is about to come face-to-face with ad man Don Draper. READ MORE
Is Grey's Anatomy Entering Its Final Season? Shonda Rhimes Has Her Say
Even if Ellen Pompeo and/or Patrick Dempsey opt not to stay with Grey’s Anatomy beyond the upcoming eighth season, Seattle Grace will continue to admit patients come fall 2012 — according to series creator Shonda Rhimes. READ MORE
Shonda Rhimes Talks Private Practice Twist: What Addison Did Will Bite Her In the Butt
For a stretch there, Private Practice fans were hearing plenty about the imminent arrival of new cast member Benjamin Bratt (if not a lick about the character he’d be playing). So it’d stand to reason if Addison (Kate Walsh) decided to take a cue from her fellow Oceansiders and cut bait, skip town and flit off to Fiji with the mystery man she met at the market and was quick to mack on.
And yet she didn’t. Instead … READ MORE
Shonda Rhimes: Grey's Anatomy Finale Sets Up What May Be Original Cast's Final Run
Fans of Grey’s Anatomy‘s grand Meredith-Derek romance need to know — in the wake of the unsettling events of Thursday night’s season finale — that series creator Shonda Rhimes aims to have the end justify the means, as the ABC drama enters what may be the final season for Ellen Pompeo and Patrick Dempsey, whose deals expire in a year.
TVLine spoke with Rhimes the morning after the assorted emotional bombshells were dropped, solidly rattling Meredith’s newly official marriage, Cristina’s future with Owen, and Alex’s latest (and failed) bid to move past Izzy. READ MORE
Grey's Anatomy Shocker: The Real Story Behind The Big Der/Mer Twist
[Warning: If you have yet to watch this week's episode of Grey's Anatomy, run — don’t walk — to the nearest emergency exit. Everyone else, onward and downward….]
In what will likely be viewed as a setback for … READ MORE
Grey's Anatomy Exclusive: Season Ends With Another Shootout… But There's a Catch
Grey’s Anatomy is closing out its seventh season on May 19 much the way it did its sixth: with a lot of victims. The big difference this time is that they’ll be …READ MORE
Exclusive: Grey's Anatomy Boss Hints at 2nd Musical Event, Teases Mer's 'Weakest Moment'
Unless you’ve been in a coma for the past six months, you know that Grey’s Anatomy is about to go where few shows have gone before — headfirst into the risky television institution known as the musical episode. To mark the occasion, Shonda Rhimes — aka the the fearless architect behind the much-hyped hour (Thursday 9/8c) — shared with TVLine her most pleasant surprise while shooting the episode, floats the possibility of a sequel and previews the Mer moment that’s been a long time coming. READ MORE
Private Practice: Addison's Homecoming Is 'Powerful, Painful,' Says Shonda Rhimes
This Thursday on Private Practice (ABC, 10/9c), viewers will lay witness to the aftermath of the devastating blow dealt Addison (played by Kate Walsh) at the close of last week’s episode: that her mother, Bizzy, took her life in the wake of losing her wife Susan to cancer.
As one can imagine, “It’s a really powerful episode for Addison,” series creator Shonda Rhimes tells TVLine. READ MORE