'Grey's Anatomy' is currently airing its eighteenth season on ABC in the US and has now been renewed for another season.
'Grey's Anatomy' thus continues to be the longest-running scripted primetime show currently airing on ABC.
Ellen Pompeo is officially signed up to return as Dr Meredith Grey for the next season.
The actress has also has been upped from co-executive producer to executive producer for Season 19.
Showrunner Krista Vernoff is back too.
Original cast members Chandra Wilson and James Pickens Jr., who play Dr Miranda Bailey and Dr Richard Webber, respectively, will also return for Season 19.
'Grey’s Anatomy' is ABC's top-rated show.
In the 18-to-49 demographic, it is tied for No. 1 as broadcast TV's top-rated drama.
Production was forced to shut down temporarily last week due to the surge of the Omicron variant of COVID-19 in Southern California where season 18 of 'Grey's Anatomy' is being filmed.
While season 17 was set in the throes of the pandemic, season 18 imagines a post-pandemic world.