The series features an ensemble cast with Ellen Pompeo serving as titular character Meredith Grey, who provides narration for a majority of the series' episodes.On May 16, 2006, ABC announced plans to relocate Grey's Anatomy from Sunday evenings to Thursdays to anchor the network's Thursday evening programming, by airing Thursdays at 9 p.m. In 2007, Rhimes created and produced the Grey's Anatomy spin-off series Private Practice, which debuted September 26, 2007, on ABC. Addison Montgomery (Kate Walsh) as she left Seattle Grace Hospital for Los Angeles to join a private practice.
It's like asking "Why all the black people on your shows". For Shonda, it was a great challenge to lose her weight. Caption: Before and After picture of Shonda Rhimes who looks gorgeous after losing weight of 117-lb.
(Which is, in fact, why there are also a lot of people of color on my shows . She explained that being a mother to three daughters motivated her to change her eating habits and lifestyle that helped her in weight loss.
Rhimes credits her early success, in part, to mentors such as this prominent African-American producer, and she worked at Denzel Washington's company, Mundy Lane Entertainment.
To make ends meet, Rhimes worked at a variety of day jobs, including as office administrator, and then a counselor at a job center that taught job skills to mentally ill and homeless people.
She obtained a Master of Fine Arts degree from the USC School of Cinematic Arts.
While at USC, Rhimes was hired as an intern by Debra Martin Chase.
During this period, Rhimes worked as research director on the documentary, Hank Aaron: Chasing the Dream (1995), which won the 1995 Peabody Award.
Rhimes next worked on writing Disney’s sequel to its popular movie, The Princess Diaries (2001).
To be the father figure and mother figure to the children requires a lot of courage and strength.
But Shonda has done it and established herself as an example who can bring up the family without any male assistance.
She is best known as the showrunner—creator, head writer, and executive producer—of the television medical drama Grey's Anatomy, its spin-off Private Practice, and the political thriller series Scandal.