Grey's Anatomy has recently announced that they will be tackling the coronavirus pandemic in Season 17 for a number of valid reasons and we're totally on board with the idea.
And now, news has emerged that the huge star, Sarah Drew, will be featuring in the season too.
Read on to find out exactly why the executive producer has decided to do this, and what's in store for the new series...
Grey's Anatomy has been in the spotlight for fifteen years now.
But how has it managed to defy all the odds?
But what's so different about Grey's Anatomy?
The show has managed to capture the hearts of global audiences.
And they managed to do just that.
So much so that 317 episodes later, fans are still hooked.
And now, here we are, on the brink of Season 17.
It has just been announced that the newest season will tackle the coronavirus pandemic.
The last season, sixteen, was wild enough as it is.
Meredith Grey currently finds herself in a compromising situation after getting involved in fraud.
And not only that, she also messed up the hospital's reputation completely.
Other than that, the rest of the characters have found themselves in their own awkward situations.
These kinds of storylines are important for audiences to see how doctors' personal lives affect their work ones...
The news comes after the casts of Grey's Anatomy have already spoken out about it.
And not only that but the cast and crew donated all their medical supplies to help the efforts.
via: Getty Images"At Station 19, we were lucky enough to have about 300 of the coveted N95 masks which we donated to our local fire station," said showrunner Krista Vernoff. "They were tremendously grateful. At Grey's Anatomy, we have a backstock of gowns and gloves which we are donating as well.
via: Getty Images"We are all overwhelmed with gratitude for our healthcare workers during this incredibly difficult time, and in addition to these donations, we are doing our part to help them by staying home."
But now they're planning on raising awareness on how the entire issue has impacted frontline medical staff.
The season will include 24 or 25 episodes.
She told us more:
It has been a very difficult year for all of us:
But despite the darkness.
One of the show's fan favourites is making a comeback... Enter Sarah Drew who will reprise her fan-favorite character of Dr. April Kepner in an upcoming episode.