When then-Grey’s Anatomy added showrunner Krista Vernoff Station 19 in 2019 introduced a major change, strengthening the ties between both series and building an integrated universe highlighted by frequent crossovers, very much in the style of Dick Wolf’s OneChicago.
The new direction was highlighted by next season’s schedule change, switching to a medical drama Grey’s Anatomywhich was broadcast at 8 p.m., and a series for rescuers Station 19which occupied the 9 p.m.
This improvement made crossovers smooth, with Station 19firefighters and paramedics during the accident and then taking patients to Gray Sloan Memorial Hospital, where doctors from Grey’s Anatomy he would heal them.
This has been the case for the last three and a half seasons, punctuated by frequent crossovers. But today ABC revealed its midseason schedule in which Station 19 IWe are moving from 8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. to make room for the drama of other rescuers 9-1-1. In a new configuration Station 19 will follow surgeons, which remains at 9 p.m. This is not conducive to integrated storylines and crossovers.
With Vernoff leaving both Grey’s Anatomy AND Station 19 it is expected that at the end of the previous season and each series will have a new showrunner, the narrative of the two series will diverge and become more independent. The change in schedule is proof of this.
For example, there is currently only one crossover planned for the upcoming shortened season, in which Grey’s Anatomy AND Station 19 Due to the double strike, they are expected to produce 10 episodes each, I hear.
Go ahead, Station 19starting in Season 7 will be less reliant Grey’s Anatomywhich is entering its twentieth season and is operating on its own, focusing on its own evolution.