Grey's Anatomy renewed for season 18 with Ellen Pompeo returning

goss 11/05/2021

After a year of speculation about it's cancellation, ABC has confirmed Grey's Anatomy will return for a record breaking 18th season in 2022.

Fans have been in a fret that the show was coming to an end, but series star Ellen Pompeo will return as Meredith Grey alongside Chandra Wilson and James Pickens Jr.

"*Grey’s Anatomy has* done an incredible job of honoring real-life heroes by giving audiences an unflinching look at one of the biggest medical stories of our time,” said an ABC spokesperson on the way the show has tackled Covid-19.

“Krista *(the producer)* and her team of writers have continued to deliver the compelling and compassionate storytelling that is a hallmark of these shows, and created some of the year’s most-talked-about moments in television."

"We’re so grateful to our talented casts and crews for their extraordinary work that connects with viewers everywhere, and we look forward to sharing even more defining moments with our fans next season."

The current season of Grey's Anatomy is available to stream on Disney+.