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Grey’s Anatomy Season 17: What Is Known About The Coronavirus Storyline?

Grey’s Anatomy is a very long time running medical drama series. The first season landed on ABC back in 2005. It is created by Shonda Rhimes who is also the executive producer of the series alongside Allan Heinberg, Betsy Beers, Debbie Allen,
James D. Parriott, William Harper, Zoanne Clack, etc. It features stars like Ellen Pompeo, Justin Chambers, Chandra Wilson, James Pickens Jr., etc in the main lead. It’s a very top-rated series which has received love from the audiences around the globe and won multiple awards.

Season 16 of the medical series finished airing episodes back on April 9, 2020, and now fans are expecting a new season. So the great news is that Grey’s Anatomy is already renewed for season 17. The medical series was revived for two seasons back in 2019 that involves the seventeenth season. There is a new detail appeared for the plot of the new season, so keep reading to know about it:

Coronavirus Storyline For Grey’s Anatomy Season 17

Grey’s Anatomy tells the private and professional lives of five surgical interns and their supervisors. This year, it was announced that season 17 of the medical series will mention about the ongoing coronavirus pandemic situation. Coronavirus has impacted everyone’s lives and everyone is going through a lot. So we will see the existence of this situation in the upcoming season.

Showrunner Krista Vernoff earlier verified about the story of the new season and now star Giacomo Gianniotti also shared more details on it. Gianniotti said that the new season will begin around ‘a month and a half into full COVID.’ 

Grey's Anatomy
Source: ABC

Release Date For Grey’s Anatomy Season 17

The shooting of season 17 is not started yet. Season 16 was soon completed as few episodes canceled. But now the officials are planning to begin the filming for season 17 around sometime in September. The delay in the production also impacts the release of the new season.

Sources are saying that Grey’s Anatomy Season 17 will start airing episodes on ABC sometime in 2021.

Cast Details For Grey’s Anatomy Season 17

Below cast members will appear in the upcoming season:

  • Ellen Pompeo as Dr. Meredith Grey
  • Chandra Wilson as Dr. Miranda Bailey
  • James Pickens Jr. as Dr. Richard Webber
  • Kevin McKidd as Dr. Owen Hunt
  • Jesse Williams as Dr. Jackson Avery
  • Caterina Scorsone as Dr. Amelia Shepherd
  • Camilla Luddington as Dr. Jo Karev
  • Kelly McCreary as Dr. Maggie Pierce
  • Giacomo Gianniotti as Dr. Andrew DeLuca
  • Kim Raver as Dr. Teddy Altman
  • Greg Germann as Dr. Tom Koracick
  • Jake Borelli as Dr. Levi Schmitt
  • Chris Carmack as Dr. Atticus “Link” Lincoln
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