Grey’s Anatomy Becomes Longest Running Prime-time Medical Drama With 15×15 Episode
In this so called golden era of TV, shows are cancelled even before they can conclude their freshman run. (Think CW’s Life Sentence). Even the most successful ones, like the Roseanne Reboot, haven’t been able to survive, albeit due to different reasons. But what is amazing that even amid this cynically competitive era, TV has found another long running medical drama in Grey’s Anatomy. The show will soon create history with its record breaking episode. ABC is celebrating this historic achievement with its Grey’s Anatomy 15×15 episode. With the episode, the show will assume the mantle of TV’s longest-running prime-time medical drama. NBC’s ER had earlier held the record. The Grey’s Anatomy record breaking episode will air tomorrow. Ellen Pompeo
Grey’s Anatomy 15×15 Episode Creates History
Grey’s Anatomy Season 15 will premiere the series 332nd episode on Thursday, 28th February, 2019. NBC’s medical drama ER had concluded its run with a total of 331 episodes back in 2009. Anatomy has always been a pioneering show. It brought its cast on a strictly inclusive, color blind basis. And later it went on touch upon the from the most pressing to the most taboo aspects of a medical career.
The Grey’s Anatomy record breaking episode is milestone, a memory that revisits the several stories and characters that the drama has seen. Starring Ellen Pompeo as its lead face, the ABC presentation has seen a lot of entries and exits.
The Critical And Commercial Success That Led Up To Grey’s Anatomy Season 15
The Grey’s Anatomy 15×15 episode is clearly indicative of the show’s success. It ranks as ABC’s No. 1 series for the 2018-19 broadcast season with an impressive average of a 3.1 rating among the advertiser-coveted adults 18-49 demographic.
According to sources, Grey’s Anatomy is also one of the most popular shows on Netflix, often surpassing its magnum originals in terms of viewership. The show is also a critical success. Out of several nominations, Grey’s Anatomy has 5 Emmys for its 15 season run. It also has 2 Golden Globes, and it remains a regular People’s Choice Awards, and Teen’s Choice Awards winner. Now with Grey’s Anatomy record breaking episode, it can be safely said that the show has excelled both qualitatively and quantitatively.
The Legacy Of Ellen Pompeo in Grey’s Anatomy
Ellen Pompeo, the show’s leading star is also the highest paid leading lady in a primetime series. Grey’s Anatomy has also given its network two spin-offs. Private Practice concluded its six season run at abc in 2003. Station 19, on the other hand, is currently preparing for its second season at the network. Anatomy has made its executive producer an overnight success, gifting her a multi-million dollar fortune.