Katherine Heigl is gone from Grey's Anatomy, but not forgotten. This is particularly true for her co-star and on-screen husband. "I miss her all the time," Justin Chambers told E! at the Maui Film Festival. "Katherine's such a great actor. She's so fun to work off of. I really miss working with her." We've seen the last of their on-screen romance ... but we haven't heard the last of it. As we know, Alex called out for Izzie when he was shot in the Season Six finale. "I think that's a couple on TV that people will always remember," he said. "There's not much Alex without her. I think he'll be mourning Izzie for the next two seasons." To Read More Click Here .
The promotion of Sarah Drew (April) to full-time series regular status on Grey's Anatomy next season understandably elicited mixed reactions from legions of fans. Being obsessed with Derek wasn't a good way to get in viewers' good books, and nearly getting him killed during the harrowing hostage-themed finale didnât help. You can count Sarah Drew herself among April's critics. In a Q&A with Entertainment Weekly, the actress reflects on her roller-coaster first year on the show and what we might see from her this fall. Excerpts below: On being "part of the tribe" after the finale: I definitely had that feeling. April was kind of annoying this past season. [Laughs] Neurotic and really insecure." To Read More Click Here .
News that Grey's Anatomy has promoted Jesse Williams (Jackson) and Sarah Drew (April) to full-time series regulars next season has elicited mixed reactions from viewers. Yay for Jackson - but not so much for his Mercy West cohort, who hasn't exactly endeared herself to viewers. The fact that she nearly got Derek killed in last month's harrowing hostage-themed finale certainly didn't help. Among April's biggest critics: Drew herself! In the following Q&A, the beloved Everwood alum weighs in on her polarizing alter ego, discusses the possibility of an April/Derek/Mer triangle, and reflects on her roller-coaster year. To Read More Click Here .
Today's deadline day for Emmy voters to turn in their ballots, and based on her gut-wrenching performance in last month's Grey's Anatomy finale, I'm guessing Chandra Wilson's name will be checked off a lot in the supporting actress race. As Bailey helplessly looked on as fellow doc Percy's life slipped away, her breakdown was as shocking as it was haunting. In this exclusive interview, the four-time Emmy nominee reflects on what it was like shooting the nerve-wracking episode, speculates on the fallout for her character, and opens up about the one Grey's storyline she hopes never happens. To Read More Click Here .
It was just one kiss, people. Newly regularized Jesse Williams tells Entertainment Weekly that he doesn't see "Jastina" (that's Jackson-Cristina - yes) in the cards next season on Grey's Anatomy, at least as far as his hunch goes. "If I were to get a love interest, it would be someone new," he says. "I feel like everyone has been with everyone and most people seem secure in their relationships for now. But I really like working with Sandra, so it would be fine by me." Which is ... old news. Shonda Rhimes previously said that, "We don't think anything more will happen with Christina and Jackson," so we can shut up about that. The Jastina pairing, probably a little less loathed than Towen (that's Teddy and Owen - yes), stemmed from an inebriated kiss last season. It didn't really go anywhere though, as the Grey's Anatomy writers seemed more interested in pursuing the triangle between Owen (Kevin McKidd), Cristina (Sandra Oh) and Teddy (Kim Raver). To Read More Click Here .
Grey's Anatomy alum T.R. Knight is heading back to Broadway, according to The Associated Press. Knight, who played Dr. George O'Malley for five seasons on ABC's hit medical drama, will star in David Mamet's A Life in the Theatre as John, a novice actor who's counseled by a veteran performer (Patrick Stewart). Rehearsals for the play are scheduled for August, and previews are slated to begin in September. Source Here
Following this week's welcome news about Jesse Williams becoming a series regular on Greyâs Anatomy, the discussion must inevitably turn to his character's possibilities. Specifically, Jackson's romantic chemistry with Cristina (Sandra Oh). Cristina and Owen (Kevin McKidd) certainly have had their share of rough patches, and there was already a Jackson-Cristina kiss in Season Six that had fans buzzing. For now, Williams' gut says it probably won't progress beyond that. To Read More Click here .
It's official: Sarah Drew has been welcomed into Grey's Anatomy's elite Series-Regular Society. An ABC rep confirms that Drew's deal - which kicks in this fall with the start of season 7 - was finalized this morning. News of the former Everwood actress' promotion comes 48 hours after fellow Grey's rookie Jesse Williams joined the full-time ranks at Seattle Grace. It's safe to say that fans will be slower to embrace Drew's new status, given the mostly chilly reception her character - Mercy West alum/McDreamy-obsessive April - has received. But don't underestimate the redemptive powers of both fast-rising star Drew and series creator Shonda Rhimes. And if you're looking for Exhibit A, grab some Kleenex and rewatch April's emotional heart-to-heart with Mer in the season finale. Source Here
McPrettyEyes is looking at a long-term future at Seattle Grace. Sources confirm to me exclusively that Grey's Anatomy has officially upgraded Jesse Williams to a full-time series regular. His promotion kicks in this fall with the start of season 7. Williams, who joined Grey's last October as part of the polarizing Mercy West merger plot, was quickly pegged as the Invader Most Likely to See Another Season. Those hypnotic baby blues certainly didn't hurt. In my exclusive Q&A with Shonda Rhimes last month, the Grey's boss all but confirmed that Williams - as well as fellow rookie Sarah Drew - would be back next fall. "April and Jackson have really been folded into the group," she told me. "It'll depend on what the studio and the network decide to do with those actors, but I fully advocate to have them [stick around]." I'm told Drew's deal for next season is still being worked on, so stay tuned. Source Here
Welcome to a new week of TV! If you missed any of your SideReel editorial team's columns last week, and/or want to check out our bios and more, visit our editorial team page: ''' Reel Critics '' As summer TV kicks off, don't forget to check our list of premieres each week like this week's Sink Your Teeth Into This Week's Summer Premieres, All Leading Up to True Blood! , and keep track of all the upcoming summer premieres on our full Summer Premiere Schedule ! What I'm Excited for this Week on TV: We're right in that TV limbo zone where it's time for the final fall show finale of the season, and to start kicking off the summer TV season! I'm excited for new episodes of Burn Notice , Royal Pains , and more this week, but my biggest TV highlights of the week are... Glee - As is the case with all season finales, this comes with a grain of salt. I'm super excited to see all the stops Glee will pull out for the season finale, but it also means the sadness of a glee-less summer. Despite that, I'm excited to see what will happen to our fav glee club now that it's finally time for regionals, and what drama will be stirred up, settled down, or concluded among all the characters. While there has been a lot of character drama since the fall finale, this past episode didn't have a lot of developments beyond Will and Terri's divorce getting finalized and Rachel officially getting her heart broken by Jesse. For the fall finale, I was hyped to see what would happen with all the couplings hanging in the air, but for this finale... what will happen besides the drama of regionals?? Guess we'll just have to wait and see! True Blood - While this thrilling premiere isn't coming until Sunday, I've been excited for it since the moment the 2nd season ended last summer! This show has made summer TV pretty much single-handedly, and it has made my TV-lovin' self actually sad to see summer TV go the last few seasons! I wasn't crazy about last season's focus on the Maryann craziness, but overall the show was still fantastic, so since the plot is looking cool this season including the drama around Bill's kidnapping plus some great new characters like a hottie werewolf played by Joe Manganiello, it looks like it's shape(shifting)up to be a great season! Get a reminder of where we left off last season and more on what's coming up this season on our new episode of This Week in TV 6.06.10 . What are you most excited for this week on TV? Summer Catch-Up Time Now that I'm spending about 20 hours less a week on new episodes of fall TV, there's plenty of time for some serious TV catch-up. (Seriously!) Grey's Anatomy - I did it! I really, really did it! Not only did I catch up on 10 episodes of Grey's Anatomy over the weekend (okay, that's a little embarrassing...) but I got away with waiting an entire 15 days after the dramatic, widely gabbed about Grey's season finale without... any... spoilers. Well, I did know there was something going on with a shooter in the finale, but considering that's all I heard, without a hint about who lived and died or any other plot points, I'd say that's pretty good for someone who spends all day on SideReel, Facebook, and Twitter. I'd lost track of Grey's in February because I just got tired of it, like many a fan did back in the day when they realized there was nothing new or interesting happening, and all the characters had become annoying. But, since I heard the finale was insane and I hadn't heard anyone talk about Grey's that way for years, I had to dig in and catch up with my spare TV time! I found it well worth the catch-up time though it meant staying up far too late after watching the intense finale all alone late at night! So, overall, I'd assume no one is reading this who didn't see the finale yet, so I won't recommend catching up if you haven't, but I would love to hear any thoughts on the finale since I've been avoiding all the chatter about it for weeks! Did you think it was awesome and got Grey's back on track, or was just a hyped up finale for a show that'll go back to the dull norm next season? Breaking Bad - While this one is actually still airing due to its random AMC schedule, it's another one I'd gotten behind on, but this time due entirely to waiting for my Breaking Bad watching comrade to catch up with me, and certainly not due to lack of interest in the show since it's absolutely edge-of-your-seat fantastic all the time! We're still working our way through the new season, which I was getting afraid was slowing down on its greatness and uniqueness until I got through Episode 5 of Season 3 where the plot stepped it up from dragged out family pain for Walt after quitting his meth cooking and selling to him diving head-first back into it with no good family-support intentions this time around! Can't wait to keep catching up through the end of the season coming all too soon on June 13th. What's on your summer catch-up list? The SideReel Editorial Team is on Twitter! Follow Kendra @sidereelKendra Follow Rachel @sidereelRachel Follow Alex @sidereelAlex Follow Dom @animereel Last Week's Editorial Columns Kendra's TV Hotspots of the Week: Glee, Burn Notice, Royal Pains & Summer Marathon Plans! Alex's Reality Rant: Sizing Up This Season's Bachelorette Hopefuls!