News for Grey's Anatomy

New Intern Cast on Grey's Anatomy

Production on Season 8 of Grey's Anatomy begins tomorrow, and new developments are taking shape left and right. The latest casting news? That the medical drama will be bringing on a new intern, and not one of those know-it-all, can-do types. According to TV Line, the rookie (a male) seems over his head immediately. Meanwhile, Alex will be in a heap of new trouble when Grey's Anatomy returns in the fall. Not just with Meredith, either. Alex Karev is very much persona non grata after snitching on Meredith for her unethical decision to mess with the Alzheimer's trial.

Grey's Anatomy Casts Bevy of Minor Roles

Numerous sources report that a bevy of minor roles have been cast for the eighth season premiere of Grey's Anatomy, a two-hour episode slated to air September 22. While the people may not be major players, some of the information here may shed light on some of the plot points in the upcoming installment of the medical drama. Take a look at the casting descriptions here and see what you think:

Patrick Dempsey Has a Deep Emotional Attachment to Ellen Pompeo

Patrick Dempsey (Derek Shepherd) and Ellen Pompeo (Meredith Grey) have gazed into one another's eyes, collapsed into one another's arms, and shot the steamiest of bedroom scenes  countless times on Grey's Anatomy. After all that on-screen action, Patrick says it's hard not to fall for his co-star just a little bit. Relax, Chris Ivery: It's not a romantic connection the co-stars share, but more a deeply emotional one. "Ellen and I really have gone through a seven-year relationship," Patrick...

Chyler Leigh Speaks on Grey's Anatomy Future

During a recent red carpet appearance, Chyler Leigh spoke about Patrick Dempsey and Ellen Pompeo potentially leaving Grey's Anatomy after this season. No one wants that to happen, but if nothing else, the original cast will have one last great run this year, and Chyler - who joined the cast in Season Four and is still under contract for several more years - is ready to carry the Grey mantle if needed. She's also got a cute new hairstyle! Check it out after the jump:

Patrick Dempsey Tells David Letterman Not to Worry About His Grey's Anatomy Departure

Patrick Dempsey (Derek Shepherd) stopped by The Late Show With David Letterman to promote his new action flick, Transformers 3. Amidst tales of director Michael Bay's unparalleled fits of rage arose the topic of Patrick's potential departure from Grey's Anatomy. He explained that when he said he was "pretty much done," he meant only that his contract was up, not that he was done with the series, and told David that he was simply waiting to hear whether or not ABC would renew his contract."Should...

Chyler Leigh Dishes on Potential Grey's Anatomy Cast Exits

Although the potential loss of Grey's Anatomy's original cast members would probably mean an upgrade to title character for Chyler Leigh (Lexie Grey), the actress isn't rooting for anyone to go home. In fact, she told The Huffington Post that she hopes everyone from the original cast renews their contracts, which expire after next season: "I love the people that I work with and that doesn't always happen in this business."With the Season 8 premiere date announced, the cast is growing increasingly...

ABC Fall premiere dates announced: 'Grey's Anatomy,' 'Dancing With the Stars,' and more

If you want your ABC, have no fear. The alphabet net has officially announced their premiere dates for returning favorites like "Grey's Anatomy," "Modern Family," and of course, "Dancing With the Stars." They've also scheduled their highly anticipated new shows like "Charlie's Angels" and "Once Upon a Time."Several shows will have extended premieres. Returning comedies "The Middle" and "Modern Family" both have one-hour premiere episodes. "Last Man Standing," a new comedy, has a one-hour premiere as well. "Grey's Anatomy" will premiere with a two-hour episode, with its companion "Private Practice" premiering the following week. "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" will have a special two-hour series premiere on its old night, Sunday, before moving to Friday nights in October.Find their full premiere schedule below. Which shows do you plan to tune in for come autumn?Friday, September 16, 201110:00 p.m.:  20/20 - Season PremiereMonday, September 19, 20118:00 p.m.: DANCING WITH THE STARS - Season Premiere10:00 p.m.: CASTLE -...

'Grey's Anatomy's' Shonda Rhimes Turns Up The Heat In New Series 'Scandal'

"OK, so they told you I only have one hour, right?" It's a Thursday afternoon in early spring, and Shonda Rhimes has no time for pleasantries as she leans against the wall outside her office door in the headquarters of her production company, Shondaland.

'Grey's Anatomy: Patrick Dempsey Plots McDreamy's Departure

If his character has to leave Seattle Grace Hospital, the Dr. Derek Shepherd depicter hopes he has a romantic exit with on-screen love Meredith Grey.

Sara Ramirez: Engaged to Ryan Debolt!

Grey's Anatomy star Sara Ramirez just got engaged! Just a little over a month after her character, Callie Torres married fellow surgeon Arizona Robbins, the actress now finds herself preparing for her very own real-life wedding. Her spokesperson told E! News today: "Sara Ramirez and her longtime partner, Ryan Debolt, are thrilled today to announce their engagement, which took place in Paris, France, on June 17, 2011."