'Grey's Anatomy' Season 18: Release date, spoilers and all about ABC medical drama
Love, friendship, strife and challenges will be faced by doctors in the brand new season of the popular ABC medical drama
ABC's much-adored medical drama is all set to make a return with its eighteenth season and fans cannot be more thrilled! 'Grey's Anatomy' which is making a comeback has everyone ready to watch the doctors scrub back in. Running for over 16 years now the ABC show has garnered a gigantic fan following with the love only pouring in continuously.
Following the life of surgeons from the start of their careers, the drama is filled with heartwarming comradery, competition, love, fights and more as the viewers are treated to real-life medical situations in a hospital all while exploring the personal and professional relationships of the doctors. Here's everything you need to know about Season 18 of 'Grey's Anatomy'.
Season 18 will premiere on Thursday, September 30, 2021, at 9 pm ET/PT.
Where to watch
'Grey's Anatomy' fans can watch episodes live on ABC or can download the ABC app to watch new episodes the day after they air on ABC.com. The show is also available for streaming on Hulu.
A medical-based drama centered around Meredith Grey, an aspiring surgeon and daughter of one of the best surgeons, Dr Ellis Grey, follows her rise to prominence. We see the doctors of Grey Sloan Memorial Hospital deal with life-or-death consequences on a daily basis all while overcoming personal and professional challenges. The ups and downs of a surgeon's life are explored in a manner that realistically showcases the behind-the-scenes of those in scrubs. A melting pot of nervousness, joy, fear, friendship and more is displayed in the medical background which also adopts a sex-driven and sometimes humorous treatment of its subject matter, making for a well-rounded watch of all the intriguing characters.
Depicting the real-life pandemic, Meredith spent most of the season being treated in the hospital while dealing with a severe case of Covid-19. Season 17 showed the struggles of navigating life in this whole new world. The finale ended with Meredith recovering from Covid-19 to take on the duty of training new residents. Lovebirds Maggie and Winston finally say I do with a beach wedding but not everything goes to plan as seen with Link's proposal to Amelia being met with failure. On a positive note, fan-favorite Kate Walsh is finally returning as Addison Montgomery.
Golden Globe nominee Ellen Pompeo is one of television's most beloved actresses. Pompeo's film roles include the comedy 'Old School', the superhero film 'Daredevil', the caper film 'Art Heist', and the comedy-drama 'Life of the Party'. She also received the 2007 Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Television Drama.
Chandra Danette Wilson is an American actress and director. She also played the character of Bailey on 'Private Practice' and 'Station 19'. She made her New York stage debut in 1991 and began to land guest spots on a variety of prime-time television shows. She made her first film appearance in the 1993 film 'Philadelphia'. She is best known for her role as Dr. Miranda Bailey on 'Grey's Anatomy', for which she has been nominated for the Emmy for Best Supporting Actress four times
James Pickens Jr
James Pickens Jr is an American actor. His films include 'Menace II Society', 'Home Room', 'Gridlock'd' and 'Just Wright', starring Queen Latifah and Common. He is best known for his starring role as Dr Richard Webber 'Grey's Anatomy'.
An established star of film, television and theater, Scottish actor Kevin McKidd made his feature film debut in 1996, starring in Gillies MacKinnon's 'Small Faces'. In recent years, McKidd appeared in the films 'North of Hell' and 'Tulip Fever'. He plays the role of Owen Hunt in 'Grey's Anatomy'.
Caterina Scorsone is a Canadian actress. She made her debut as a child actor on the Canadian children's program, 'Mr. Dressup'. She also appeared in a number of films, including 2010's 'Edge of Darkness' and 2014's 'The November Man'. She is best known for playing Dr Amelia Shepherd on 'Grey's Anatomy'.
Camilla Anne Luddingto is a British-American actress, best known for her role as Josephine “Jo” Wilson in the ABC medical drama series,' Grey's Anatomy'. She is also known for voicing 'Lara Croft in the Tomb Raider' video games, for which she provided the motion capture.
Kelly McCreary is a rising star in Hollywood. McCreary was seen on 'Scandal', 'Castle', 'Emily Owens', 'M.D.', 'I Just Want My Pants Back', 'White Collar', 'Rubicon' and 'Cyberchase'. She plays Dr Maggie Pierce.
Film and television star Kim Raver has a brave yet vulnerable quality to her performances that has allowed her to take on a wide variety of leading roles throughout her career. She is best known for television roles as Dr. Teddy Altman on ABC's medical drama 'Grey's Anatomy', Kim Zambrano on 'Third Watch', and Audrey Raines on '24'.
Coming off of a breakout year in 2018, Jake Borelli has rapidly made a name for himself in the entertainment industry. He can currently be seen starring as Dr. Levi Schmitt on 'Grey's Anatomy'
Chris Carmack is a talented actor, model and musician. He has guest-starred on popular dramas such as 'NCIS', 'CSI: NY', 'Desperate Housewives', 'Smallville' and more. He plays the role of Dr Atticus Lincoln.
Anthony Hill currently plays Dr. Winston Ndugu. Hill played a pivotal guest role on HBO's 'Watchmen'. He also guest-starred on the first season of the Shondaland drama 'For The People' on ABC and played a supporting role in the Lifetime TV movie 'Faith Under Fire'.
Richard Flood is an Irish actor best known for the character Tommy McConnel in the series 'Crossing Lines', James McKay in the series' Red Rock', Ford in the series 'Shameless', and is currently playing Dr Cormac Hayes on 'Grey's Anatomy'.
Kathleen Erin Walsh is an American actress. She is known for her roles as Rebecca Wright on the short-lived NBC sitcom 'Bad Judge', Olivia Baker on '13 Reasons Why', and The Handler on 'The Umbrella Academy'. Walsh returns as Dr Addison Montgomery.
'Greys's Anatomy' is created by Shonda Rhimes with her also serving as one of the executive producers alongside Betsy Beers, Mark Gordon, Krista Vernoff, Rob Corn, Mark Wilding, and Allan Heinberg, and recently, Ellen Pompeo.
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