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The first webisode will be available online tonight, November 19, following the broadcast airing of the latest episode of "Grey's Anatomy."

[via press release from ABC]


Dedicated to expanding its network and channel brands across multiple platforms and connecting viewers with their favorite shows anytime and anywhere, Disney/ABC Television Group announced the debut of a new "Grey's Anatomy" webisode series entitled "Seattle Grace: On Call." Sponsored by Bertolli, the new online series consists of six individual webisodes, each four to five minutes in length, as well as a special behind-the-scenes episode which chronicles the making of "Seattle Grace: On Call." The first webisode will be available online tonight, November 19, beginning at 10:00 p.m., ET, following the broadcast airing of the latest episode of "Grey's Anatomy."

"Our goal with the web series is to expand the �Grey's' universe by offering a unique perspective of the various happenings at Seattle Grace, while paralleling some of the same storylines seen on the show. The intent is to put everything fans love about Grey's into these short, four-minute mini-episodes that have been designed solely for the Internet," said "Grey's Anatomy" creator and executive producer Shonda Rhimes. "We hope our fans will enjoy a new take on the familiar �Grey's' world � which will appear exclusively on our website during the time our actual episodes repeat, from November through January."

Set primarily in Joe's Emerald City Bar, the popular hangout spot for doctors and interns alike, "Seattle Grace: On Call" follows the trials and tribulations of many of the familiar faces featured in "Grey's Anatomy."

Shot in a documentary-style, the webisode series stars Steven Bailey as Joe the Bartender, Mark Saul as Intern Steve, Molly Kidder as Intern Megan, Joseph Williamson as Intern Pierce, Gloria Garayua as Intern Graciella, Brandon Scott as Intern Ryan, Nora Zehtener as Reed Adamson, and Robert Baker as Charles Denman.

"Seattle Grace: On Call" webisodes will rollout as follows:
November 19, Webisode #1
December 3, Webisode #2
December 10, Webisode #3
December 17, Webisode #4
January 14, Webisode #5
January 21, Webisode #6
January 27, Behind The Scenes Extras and Making of "Seattle Grace: On Call"

About "Grey's Anatomy" � Thursdays, 9:00-10:01 p.m., ET on the ABC Television Network

The doctors of Seattle Grace Hospital deal with life-or-death consequences on a daily basis - it's in one another that they find comfort, friendship and, at times, more than friendship. Together they're discovering that neither medicine nor relationships can be defined in black and white. Real life only comes in shades of grey.

"Grey's Anatomy" stars Ellen Pompeo as Meredith Grey, Patrick Dempsey as Derek Shepherd, Sandra Oh as Cristina Yang, Katherine Heigl as Isobel "Izzie" Stevens, Justin Chambers as Alex Karev, Chandra Wilson as Miranda Bailey, James Pickens, Jr. as Richard Webber, Sara Ramirez as Callie Torres, Eric Dane as Mark Sloan, Chyler Leigh as Lexie Grey, Kevin McKidd as Owen Hunt and Jessica Capshaw as Arizona Robbins.

"Grey's Anatomy" was created and is executive produced by Shonda Rhimes ("Introducing Dorothy Dandridge"). Betsy Beers ("Casanova"), Mark Gordon ("Saving Private Ryan"), Krista Vernoff ("Law & Order"), Rob Corn ("Chicago Hope"), Mark Wilding ("Jake: 2.0") and Allan Heinberg ("The O.C.) are executive producers. "Grey's Anatomy" is an ABC Studios production.

  [november 2009]  


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