RELATED STORIES 3 docs will certainly be staying at Grey Sloan Memorial Hospital for the foreseeable future: Camilla Luddington (aka Dr. Jo Karev), Kevin McKidd (Dr. Owen Hunt) as well as Kim Raver (Dr. Teddy Altman) have signed brand-new, three-year contracts to remain with Grey’s Anatomy, our sister site Deadline records. Should the collection be renewed beyond its upcoming 17th season, the deals will certainly keep the triad on board with Season 19.
Luddington signed up with the set in Season 9, while McKidd– that has additionally guided 27 episodes of the program– has become part of the actors considering that Season 5. Raver was a series normal for Seasons 6 to 8 before returning permanent in Season 15.
Leading lady Ellen Pompeo’s agreement is set to end at the end of following season, yet ABC head of state Karey Burke has shared passion in proceeding the program– and also Meredith’s tale. “Grey’s Anatomy will live as long as Ellen has an interest in playing Meredith Grey,” Burke stated at the Television Critics Association press excursion in January. Additionally, Burke told Deadline last month that the show’s manufacturers “definitely recognize that we would certainly like it to be component of our timetable for as lengthy as they have an interest in making more episodes.”
Just this week, Grey’s promoted 2 stars to series regulars for Season 17: Richard Flood, that joined the cast last fall as Meredith’s potential love rate of interest Dr. Cormac Hayes; and Anthony Hill, that guest-starred last season as Dr. Winston Ndugu, an old associate of Maggie’s (Kelly McCreary).
Although it is not yet clear when Grey’s will certainly return, per ABC’s “fall” timetable, it will certainly once again air on Thursdays at 9/8c when it (ultimately) returns.