James Pickens Jr., Justin Chambers and Ellen Pompeo in a scene from the season 15 finale of "Grey's Anatomy." The Shonda Rhimes medical drama has been renewed for seasons 16 and 17.
Photo: ABC/Jessica Brooks/ABC
Photo: ABC/Jessica Brooks/ABC

Shonda Rhimes' medical drama 'Grey's Anatomy' renewed for 2 more seasons

Variety reported that the Shonda Rhimes-created prime-time medical drama “Grey’s Anatomy” has been renewed by ABC for two more seasons, meaning Ellen Pompeo will continue to star.

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Two other Shondaland shows on the network’s TGIT lineup -- “Grey’s” firefighter spinoff “Station 19” and “How to Get Away With Murder” -- are also returning for seasons three and six, respectively. Rhimes’ other ABC show, “For the People,” was canceled after two seasons.

Deadline reported that the renewal means “Grey’s” will continue its run as the longest-running prime-time medical drama in TV history. It surpassed “ER” with its 332nd episode in its current and 15th season.

In addition to Pompeo, “Grey’s Anatomy” stars Justin Chambers, Chandra Wilson, James Pickens Jr., Kevin McKidd, Jesse Williams, Caterina Scorsone, Camilla Luddington, Kelly McCreary, Kim Raver and Giacomo Gianniotti. Rhimes executive produces the show.

Rhimes also executive produces “How to Get Away With Murder,” which stars Viola Davis, Billy Brown, Aja Naomi King, Amirah Vann, Jack Falahee, Charlie Weber, Matt McGorry, Liza Weil, Conrad Ricamora, Rome Flynn and Timothy Hutton.

The season 15 finale of “Grey’s Anatomy” airs May 16 at 8 p.m.

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