Ellen Pompeo wanted to be done with Grey’s Anatomy, but the new contract offered to her by the production seems to have convinced her otherwise. As a result, the series will have a season 19. The star will reprise her role as Meredith Gray and go from executive co-producer to executive producer, according to
The amount of this deal has not been revealed, but in 2017, Ellen Pompeo had obtained, when renewing her contract, $ 20 million per year. She had become the highest paid actress on television.
Always a success
It must be said that the series has made the heyday of the ABC channel since its first broadcast. Grey’s Anatomy remains the best rated show among 18-49 year olds. The first episode of season 18 was viewed by 4.77 million people in the United States alone, for a total of 14.2 million viewers by adding streaming broadcasts as relayed by TVFanatic.
What to offer to the star of the program, Ellen Pompeo, what she asks for and not to be too offended when she declares, in several interviews, that she is trying to “convince everyone that the series must end” . This is what she had launched at the end of last year, probably at the same time as she was renegotiating her contract behind the scenes, while remaining cautious. “I have a strong relationship with the channel and they were very, very good to me and convinced me to stay. Miraculously, we always find a way to have a good reason to stay and if there is a reason, then we stay ”, she added to