January 29, 2007 |
"Grey's Anatomy," Thursday, Jan. 11 and 18, 9 p.m., "Six Days." --- The premise: Intern George O'Malley (T.R. Knight) is worried because his father, Harold, having recently undergone a heart operation (aortic valve replacement), is now having an operation for esophageal cancer. The doctors don't know if the cancer has spread. Harold is told that the tumor won't be removed if it is too extensive. Harold tells the surgeon, Dr. Richard Webber (James Pickens Jr.
January 25, 2007 |
"GREY'S Anatomy" star Isaiah Washington checked into a residential treatment center Wednesday morning for psychological counseling stemming from his repeated uses of homophobic slurs, most recently at the Golden Globes award ceremony. "I regard this as a necessary step toward understanding why I did what I did and making sure it never happens again," Washington said in a statement released by his publicist.
January 24, 2007 |
Gay rights activists expressed satisfaction after meeting with "Grey's Anatomy" star Isaiah Washington, who is under fire for using a gay slur about a costar. "He seemed very sincere in his interest in working with us in an ongoing basis," said Kevin Jennings, executive director of the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network. "We emphasized that this is not a one-shot deal, but an ongoing thing. He was very open to doing this."
January 20, 2007 |
Despite a recent apology from "Grey's Anatomy" television star Isaiah Washington for homophobic slurs, pressure continues to build upon ABC and the top-rated show's creator, Shonda Rhimes, to oust the 43-year-old African American actor from the ensemble cast.
October 26, 2006 |
"Grey's Anatomy" star Isaiah Washington, 43, has publicly apologized for his behavior during an on-set scuffle with costar Patrick Dempsey. "I sincerely regret my actions and the unfortunate use of words during the recent incident on [the] set," he said in a statement to People magazine. "Both are beneath my own personal standards. ... I have nothing but respect for my co-workers ... and have apologized personally to everyone involved."
October 9, 2006 |
"Grey's Anatomy," ABC, Sept. 28. The premise: Benjamin O'Leary (Peter Paige) is a patient with a tumor pressing on the frontal and temporal lobes of his brain. As a result, he is uninhibited, saying whatever comes into his mind, calling his sister "fat" and commenting on the sexual tensions between the doctors. As Benjamin is being readied for brain surgery, 14-year-old Harly Hernandez is brought to the emergency room impaled on a large tree branch.
September 23, 2006 |
The young docs beat the forensic cops. ABC's bold move to shift "Grey's Anatomy" to one of television's most competitive nights against CBS powerhouse "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" paid off handsomely, delivering a clear ratings victory to a network that had been largely forgotten on Thursday nights for years. "Grey's Anatomy" opened its third season by drawing an estimated 25 million viewers, while "CSI" attracted 22 million, according to early data from Nielsen Media Research.
May 31, 2006 |
HE did not go gently, neither was he proud. Jeffrey Dean Morgan hoped, prayed, schemed and finally begged for life; at one point, he marched into show runner Shonda Rhimes' office, turned those big shining eyes on her and pleaded: "Please, please, just let me live."
May 29, 2006 |
The premise IN the season finale of ABC's "Grey's Anatomy," one of the surgical interns, Dr. Izzie Stevens (played by Katherine Heigl), crosses an ethical line by becoming romantically involved with a potential heart transplant patient, Denny Duquette (played by Jeffrey Dean Morgan). He has signed a Do Not Resuscitate order, but Izzie gives him hope that he will get a heart in time. When two brothers are mortally injured in a car accident, it seems as if Denny will get a heart.