The series focuses on the fictional lives of surgical interns, residents, and attendings as they gradually evolve into seasoned doctors, while trying to maintain personal lives and relationships.
The title is a play on Gray's Anatomy, a human anatomy textbook by Henry Gray.
The show's premise originated with Shonda Rhimes, who serves as an executive producer, along with Betsy Beers, Mark Gordon, Krista Vernoff, Rob Corn, Mark Wilding, and Allan Heinberg.
Ellen Pompeo stars as surgical third-year resident (as of the first season) Meredith Grey at Seattle Grace Mercy West Hospital.
In addition to the regular heyday of trying to save lives, Meredith has to contend with office politics, a famous surgeon of a mother who's shadow she must emerge from, and a complicated love triangle between two doctors known affectionately by fans as Mc Steamy (Eric Dane) and Mc Dreamy (Patrick Dempsey).
During its heyday, the combination of drama and steamy love affairs provided a lot of watercooler fodder to fans and casual tv watchers alike. It was created by Shanda Rhimes and immediately caught onto strong ratings and popularity when it premiered midseson in 2005.
The show featured an all-star cast that also included Sandra Oh (who won a Golden Globe for her role), Kate Heigl (who won an Emmy), Chandra Wilson, T.
Meet Meredith Grey, a brilliant first-year surgical intern at Seattle Grace Hospital.
Together with her fellow residents-in-training, Meredith navigates her way through the daily traumas and social land mines of the life inside the hospital and out in the real world.Grey's Anatomy is a smart and witty look at young people struggling to be doctors and doctors struggling to be human.Grey's Anatomy is an American medical drama television series that premiered on American Broadcasting Company (ABC) as a mid-season replacement on March 27, 2005.TV-channel: ABC Pilot episode: March 27, 2005 Creator: Shonda Rhimes Season 1 Episode 1: 16.25 million U. The confirmed information about the new episodes ordering will be available already in May, as exactly in that period the ABC management makes all the official renewals. The fact that the number of the fans of the given medical drama doesn’t fall below 8 million people, proves the show success and guarantees its financing for the next year. Even the strict critics agreed the TV series should be continued.