"Grey's Anatomy" Sets Date For Ellen Pompeo's Farewell Episode

GREY'S ANATOMY, Ellen Pompeo, 'Take The Lead', (Season 8, ep. 803, aired Sept. 29, 2010), 2005-. photo: Jordin Althaus / ABC / courtesy Everett Collection

Fans of “Grey’s Anatomy” know the present will not be the identical with out Ellen Pompeo’s Meredith Grey, however her farewell is rapidly approaching. As beforehand reported by Variety, viewers have seen loads much less of Dr. Grey in season 19 as a result of actor’s position in a brand new untitled Hulu present primarily based on actual occasions. Although it is going to be nice to see Pompeo in a brand new half, it signifies that she’s taken a again seat within the long-running ABC drama. Pompeo remains to be narrating each episode and continues to function one of many present’s government producers, however she’ll formally say goodbye to her character (for now that’s) subsequent 12 months.

ABC has set a date for Pompeo’s ultimate episode: Feb. 23. Her departure might be featured within the present’s winter return. Following its fall finale, which aired on Nov. 10, “Grey’s Anatomy” launched a promo teaser for season 19’s continuation, sharing a glimpse of Pompeo’s ultimate episode: the winter premiere. For these following the present, Pompeo’s Meredith publicizes her goodbye by sharing that she’s leaving for a job alternative in Boston to work on a remedy for Alzheimer’s.

As for Pompeo’s upcoming Hulu position, all we all know proper now could be that the streamer has green-lit eight episodes centered round a Midwestern household who undertake who they assume is an 8-year-old lady with a uncommon type of dwarfism. However, they quickly start to query her id, throwing their very own relationships into turmoil as they uncover that she may not be precisely who she says she is. In addition to appearing within the present, Pompeo additionally serves as an government producer, working alongside Katie Robbins (“The Affair”), Erin Levy (“Mad Men”), and some different members of her Calamity Jane manufacturing firm.

So whereas this will imply much less display time for Meredith Grey, this definitely is not the tip for Pompeo.

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