Gray’s Anatomy made historical past final night time.
The long-running ABC drama, now in its 14th season, aired its 300th episode, making the Shonda Rhimes-created medical cleaning soap the primary collection within the community’s historical past to ever hit one of the vital rarefied milestones in TV. The collection now joins a selective membership that counts different prolific reveals reminiscent of Regulation & Order: SVU, NCIS and CSI amongst its members. (One forged member even predicts it will be the final TV present to ever do it, too.) And as showrunner Krista Vernoff shared on Twitter following the large episode’s debut, the best way Gray’s did it’s record-breaking in its personal proper.
“Expensive Hollywood,” her tweet started. “Concerning #GreysAnatomy #Greys300.” Hooked up was an empowering notice in regards to the sheer magnitude of ladies operating the present, whereas she additionally identified the variations between Gray’s and people different fashionable reveals within the 300 membership. “Tonight’s 300th episode of Gray’s Anatomy was Written by a girl, Directed by a girl, Created by a girl, Line Produced by a girl, Edited by a girl, Showrun by ladies and starred an entire lot of ladies together with the namesake lead Meredith Gray as performed by Ellen Pompeo,” she started. “It focuses on tales of friendship and loss and love and grief and celebration and victory and inspiration and forgiveness and charm.
“There aren’t any murders, there was no capturing, the feminine characters weren’t secondary. It was (and will likely be) seen by many, many hundreds of thousands of individuals worldwide. It is going to be found by 200,000 new youngsters a month on Netflix. It makes some huge cash for ABC. Don’t inform me that feminine artists aren’t bankable. Don’t inform me that Hollywood is as it’s for any purpose aside from stuckness. I’m SO PROUD of this present, and of this hour of tv!”
We could not have mentioned it higher ourselves.
Gray’s Anatomy airs Thursdays at eight p.m. on ABC.