Shonda Rhimes returns to address the question of the future of Grey’s Anatomy, the longest-running medical drama on television: how long will it remain on the air?
When it will end Grey’s Anatomy? Shonda Rhimes returns to address the dreaded question and this time goes further, explaining that he has little say in the matter and that the longevity of the medical drama in Italy available in streaming on Disney+ it mostly depends on the public request. Aired since 2005, the TV series set in Seattle accompanied the career of for almost 20 years Ellen Pompeoas well as fueled the passion of the public in a story arc that can currently rely on 19 seasons and a twentieth already ordered. What will become of Grey’s Anatomy?
Grey’s Anatomy, Shonda Rhimes turns the future of the medical drama south
Shonda Rhimes is no longer afraid of the question, because she is convinced that everything will depend on the response (and demand) of the public. In a recent interview with AND! Newsthe creator of the medical drama explained that it is the fandom to have the last word in the chapter.
I may be a very old lady when the final season airs, because the show just doesn’t seem to want to stop, which is wonderful. I feel like this world really belongs to the fans, who have been very clear about what they want. It’s such an amazing series and it’s going so well as it goes along with the storytelling. I’ll see how it goes and where it goes. The series will air as long as everyone wants it, as long as the fans want it.
It is not easy to imagine the future of Grey’s Anatomy without its pillar. Ellen Pompeo decided to follow the example of his colleagues by loosening his grip, taking a break after twenty years of service in the medical drama. Currently the actress is focusing on new projectsma he did not rule out a return in Grey’s Anatomy. In regards to his decision, Shonda Rhimes opened up about how he dealt with hers Until we meet again. He revealed:
Ellen’s exit was heartbreaking for everyone, but knowing that she could come back at any time was also important to me. I wanted to make sure everyone understood that the door is always open, for all characters from the past. Ellen is an amazing person. We talked all the time, including when it came time and how we felt about it. We’ve always had that kind of conversation because I’ve always wanted her to be excited and involved and to have as much fun as she was in the beginning. It was a bit of a heartbreaking moment, but at the same time I realized that she wasn’t really leaving, she’s not out of the show yet, she’s still doing the voiceover, so she’s still there.