Grey's Anatomy Ups Jason George to Series Regular for Season 12

Grey's Anatomy Jason George Series Regular

At least one doc definitely won’t be checking out of Grey Sloan Memorial Hospital.

Grey’s Anatomy has promoted Jason George, who plays Bailey’s husband Ben, to series regular for Season 12, TVLine has confirmed.

“Thank you, @ShondaRhimes!” the actor tweeted Friday. “Y’all are gonna have 2 deal w/me and the whole @GreysABC family for a while now!”

As TVLine first reported, the ABC drama is also set to add a new male doctor to its ensemble in a full-time capacity following Patrick Dempsey’s surprise departure.

EW.com first reported the Jason George news.

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