It’s not long until Grey’s Anatomy, ABC’s long-running medical drama series, returns for season 14.
The season 13 finale saw a fire almost claim the life of Steph (Jerrika Hinton), leaving her with severe burns. She made the decision to quit working at the hospital and find something else to do with her life.
As we eagerly wait for season 14 to arrive, we’ve rounded up all of the latest news about the season so you know what to expect!
When is the Grey’s Anatomy season 14 premiere?
Grey’s Anatomy season 14 will kick off in the US with a 2-hour premiere on Thursday 28th September at 8/9c. Debbie Allen, who plays Dr. Catherine Avery directs the first part titled Break Down the House. The episode is written by Krista Vernoff who has returned to the show after leaving following the seventh season.
The UK premiere will be on Sky Living HD but at the moment there is no confirmation as to how soon after the US it will air.
Which characters are season regulars for season 14?
Ellen Pompeo as Dr. Meredith Grey, Justin Chambers as Dr. Alex Karev, Chandra Wilson as Dr. Miranda Bailey, James Pickens Jr. as Dr. Richard Webber, Kevin McKidd as Dr. Owen Hunt, Jessica Capshaw as Dr. Arizona Robbins, Sarah Drew as Dr. April Kepner, Jesse Williams as Dr. Jackson Avery, Caterina Scorsone as Dr. Amelia Shepherd, Camilla Luddington as Dr. Jo Wilson, Kelly McCreary as Dr. Maggie Pierce, Jason George as Dr. Ben Warren, Martin Henderson as Dr. Nathan Riggs and Giacomo Gianniotti as Dr. Andrew DeLuca.
Which characters are leaving Grey’s Anatomy?
Dr. Stephanie Edwards (Jerrika Hinton) will not return for the 14th season nor will Dr. Eliza Minnick (Marika Dominczyk). Steph announced her departure in the season 13 finale after surviving the hospital fire and deciding that she wanted to do something else, other than be a doctor. Eliza was fired by Bailey (Chandra Wilson) after mishandling the fire situation and it’s safe to assume when the show returns her relationship with Arizona (Jessica Capshaw) will be over.
Which characters are returning to Grey’s Anatomy?
Kim Raver will reprise her role as Dr. Teddy Altman in a recurring capacity during season 14. She originally appeared in season 6 to 8 of Grey’s Anatomy as a former love interest and good friend of Owen (Kevin McKidd).
Megan Hunt, Owen’s sister, will be back but she’s be played by a different actress. In the flashback episode during season 13, Megan was played by Bridget Regan but for season 14 she’s been recast with Timeless actress Abigail Spencer.
Matthew Morrison will reprise his role as Dr. Paul Stadler after appearing in one episode during season 13. Alex (Justin Chambers) tracked Paul down after deciding to investigate Jo’s (Camilla Luddington) mysterious abusive husband. The two interacted and Alex imagined various scenarios that could have taken place during the confrontation.
Who are the new Grey’s Anatomy characters?
Stefania Spampinato has been confirmed to play Dr. Carina DeLuca, the sister of DeLuca (Giacomo Gianniotti). She is believed to have a ‘controversial’ specialty and her arrival will cause problems for DeLuca.
Grey’s Anatomy will return for season 14 in the US on Thursday 28th September with a UK premiere on Sky Living HD to be confirmed.