Grey’s Anatomy season 19: UK release date, how to watch on Disney+, full cast including Glee’s Harry Shum Jr.

The 19th instalment of the long-running Grey’s Anatomy is available to watch now on Disney+ and sees new members join the cast including Glee’s Harry Shum Jr.
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Rejoice! Lovers of the Grey-Sloan Memorial Hospital, Grey’s Anatomy will be pleased to know that Season 19 is now available to watch in the UK. The latest season will see a host of new members join the cast including Glee’s Harry Shum Jr. and Neighbours actress Adelaide Kane.

Grey’s Anatomy is an American medical drama created by Shonda Rhimes and narrated by Ellen Pompeo who plays Dr. Meredith Grey. The show centres around the drama, friendships and romantic interests of the staff who work at a fictional Seattle hospital.

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The long-running drama aired for the first time in the US in 2002 and celebrated its 400th episode on May 26, 2022. On the 9 to 5ish with theSkimm podcast, writer Shonda Rhimes revealed that the show was heavily criticised by executives after it’s pilot episode saw Dr. Meredith Grey (Ellen Pompeo) sleep with a new surgeon, she said: "I remember getting called into a room full of old men to tell me that the show was a problem.

“Because nobody was gonna watch a show about a woman who would sleep with a man the night before her first day of work, and they were dead serious." Twenty years later the show continues to pull in millions of viewers.

Pompeo - who is an executive producer of the show - will take a reduced role in the new season and will be joined by a record number of series regulars including Alexis Floyd, Niko Terho, Midori Francis, Adelaide Kane, and Harry Shum Jr. Here’s how to watch the new season of Grey’s Anatomy and the full cast.

When is Grey’s Anatomy season 19 being released in the UK?

Season 19 of Grey’s Anatomy - which aired in the US on October 6 - premieres in the UK on Wednesday, October 26 2022 on Disney+ with episodes airing weekly from October 26. If you have a subscription to the streaming service, then you will be able to watch the new series now via the Disney+ website and app.

What is Grey’s Anatomy season 19 about?

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An official synopsis by ABC for Episode 1 ‘Everything has Changed’ reads: “After a long six months, Grey Sloan Memorial has reinstated its residency program. A group of talented and striving young interns has been recruited as the attending surgeons work to rebuild the program to its former glory.

“Meredith, still functioning as the interim chief, sees Nick for the first time since she rejected his offer to move to Minnesota. Meanwhile, Bailey tells Richard she is not ready to return to work; Levi works up the courage to break disappointing news to Jo, and things turn awkward when Link realises he has met one of the interns already.

Show’s lead Ellen Pompeo is taking a reduced role in the new series of Grey’s Anatomy Show’s lead Ellen Pompeo is taking a reduced role in the new series of Grey’s Anatomy
Show’s lead Ellen Pompeo is taking a reduced role in the new series of Grey’s Anatomy

“With Amelia and Maggie’s help, the new doctors are thrown into their first day on the job dealing with injuries from a recent tornado.”

Full cast for Grey’s Anatomy season 19

The show’s lead Dr. Meredith Grey will take a back seat in this new season while the Grey Sloan Memorial hospital invites a host of new interns and staff. Here’s the full cast for Grey’s Anatomy season 19:

  • Ellen Pompeo as Dr Meredith Grey
  • Chandra Wilson as Dr Miranda Bailey
  • James Pickens Jr. as Dr Richard Webber
  • Caterina Scorsone as Dr Amelia Shepherd
  • Camilla Luddington as Dr Jo Wilson
  • Kelly McCreary as Dr Maggie Pierce
  • Kim Raver as Dr Teddy Altman
  • Jake Borelli as Dr Levi Schmitt
  • Chris Carmack as Dr Atticus "Link" Lincoln
  • Anthony Hill as Dr Winston Ndugu
  • Alexis Floyd as Dr Simone Griffin
  • Niko Terho as Dr Lucas Adams
  • Midori Francis as Dr Mika Yasuda
  • Adelaide Kane as Dr Jules Millin
  • Harry Shum Jr. as Dr Daniel "Blue" Kwan
  • Scott Speedman as Dr Nick Marsh

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