AN UNEXPECTED EVENT FORCES GEORGE AND ALEX TO SEE IF THEY HAVE
WHAT IT TAKES TO BE SURGEONS, ON ABC�S �GREY�S ANATOMY�
�Bring the Pain� -- Meredith and Dr. Shepherd have to use more than medicine when a young woman�s traditionalist, religious father forbids her to have a life-saving operation. Meanwhile, George and Alex are forced to perform surgery under less than ideal conditions in an attempt to save a patient�s life, and its decision time for Derek and the two women in his life, on �Grey�s Anatomy,� SUNDAY, OCTOBER 23 (10:01-11:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network.
�Grey�s Anatomy� stars Ellen Pompeo as Meredith Grey, Patrick Dempsey as Derek Shepherd, Sandra Oh as Cristina Yang, Isaiah Washington as Preston Burke, Katherine Heigl as Isobel �Izzie� Stevens, Justin Chambers as Alex Karev, T.R. Knight as George O�Malley, Chandra Wilson as Miranda Bailey and James Pickens, Jr. as Richard Webber.
Guest starring are Kate Walsh as Addison, Mimi Kennedy (�Dharma & Greg�) as Verna Bradley, Francois Chao as Mr. Chue, Brent Briscoe as Henry Lamott, Michelle Krusiec as Anna Chue, Daniel Bess as Pete Willoughby, Steven W. Bailey as Joe and Kate Burton as Ellis Grey.
�Bring the Pain� was written by Shonda Rhimes and was directed by Mark Tinker.
�Grey�s Anatomy� is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC�s selected HDTV format, with 5.1-channel surround sound and Spanish subtitles via secondary closed captioning.
This program carries a TV-14,D parental guideline.