Shonda Rhimes has no plans to end ‘Grey’s Anatomy,’ or to add a new character to ‘Scandal’

07.15.14 4 years ago

Shonda Rhimes has no plans to end “Grey”s Anatomy,” or to add a new character to “Scandal”
Asked about ending “Grey”s,” which enters its 11th season next year, Rhimes responded: “Right now, as long as I am still interested in what happens next, I am not thinking about that.” She also said that there are no plans to add a new Gladiator in the wake of Columbus Short”s exit.

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“Masters of Sex” returns slightly down, “Ray Donovan” has an impressive return
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ABC “a little disappointed” with “Rising Star”s” ratings
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ABC pressed on why “The Goldbergs” isn”t more Jewish
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ABC regrets not airing spinoff “Wonderland” in “Once Upon a Time”s” timeslot
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Joss Whedon follows up his “Buffy” drawing with a “Firefly” napkin drawing
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“The Hotwives of Orlando” hits Hulu
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