ABC Eyeing Weekly Grey's/Station 19 Crossovers — Here's Why That's a Terrible, No Good, Very Bad Idea

TVLine | 6/25/2019 | Charlie Mason
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Ever since the news broke in May that not only was Grey’s Anatomy showrunner Krista Vernoff taking over Station 19 but every episode of both series was going to be a “crossover event,” I’ve been troubled. Like, deeply troubled.

It’s not that I don’t think Vernoff is beyond capable of simultaneously handling Grey’s and its spinoff or even that I have any doubt about her ability to cleverly weave the shows together. Having delighted in the way that she breathed new life into Grey’s upon being handed the reins in Season 14, I have the utmost faith in her abilities. My skepticism stems from the fact that the move to merge the TGIT dramas has all the hallmarks of a business decision, not a creative one. “Station 19’s numbers tick up every time we do a two-parter with Grey’s,” it isn’t hard to imagine a suit noticing. “So why aren’t we making every episode a crossover?”

Grey - Fans - Station - Someone

“Because not all Grey’s fans like or want to watch Station 19,” I only wish someone had replied loudly enough...
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