'Grey's Anatomy' Renewed For 19th Season: Here Are The Careers Launched By The Show

The 19th season of Grey's Anatomy was renewed by ABC on Monday, making it the sixth-longest-running prime time show in television history.

Shonda Rhimes and Ellen Pompeo are speaking at a panel discussion. The photo was taken by Frederick M. Brown.

The images are from the same company.

Shonda Rhimes, creator of Grey's, has gone on to become one of the most influential producers in Hollywood, bringing in more than $2 billion for ABC with additional hits like Scandal and How to Get Away with Murder.

Rhimes left ABC in order to create successful dramas like Bridgerton, which she makes at least $30 million a year for.

Ellen has become one of the highest-paid actresses in Hollywood, raking in about $550,000 per episode along with about $6 million a year in syndicated profits, totaling $19 million a year as of 2020.

In Killing Eve, Oh received three consecutive Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Emmy nominations after leaving the show.
Patrick was a two-time runner-up for People magazine's "Sexiest Man Alive" and starred in the film "Bridget Jones's Baby" after leaving Grey's.
Sara Ramirez, who played Dr. Callie Torres on Grey's for 11 seasons, is now playing Che Diaz on Sex and the City.
Chandra Wilson has reprised her role as Miranda Bailey in Grey's spinoffs Private Practice and Station-19, as well as in other medical dramas like General Hospital.
During its run, the show has welcomed many guest stars.
The show's ratings have fallen off since its heyday, but ABC says it is still its highest-rated scripted show and tied for the no. 1 broadcast drama among adults 18 to 49.
Heigl won the Outstanding Supporting Actress award for her portrayal of Izzie Stevens in 2007, which was the fifth win for the show over the course of 17 years.
She told Insider last month that she was trying to convince everyone that Grey's should end. The show is the longest-running medical drama in TV history, and is currently on ABC. Rhimes told the Hollywood Reporter that the show will continue as long as Ellen wants to do it.

During the show's early years, Dempsey was earning less money per episode than she is now. In salary negotiations, the network would often use Patrick as a leverage, according to the Hollywood Reporter. She wanted to be paid more because of her character's name in the show's title, though she said ABC never followed that demand. A guest appearance on the show was made by the man who left Grey's in 2015.