AFTER SPENDING TIME WITH A FELLOW CANCER PATIENT, IZZIE DEBATES
WHETHER OR NOT TO MOVE FORWARD WITH A RISKY SURGERY,
AND GEORGE DELIVERS SOME STUNNING NEWS THAT SENDS SHOCKWAVES
THROUGH THE HOSPITAL, ON ABC'S "GREY'S ANATOMY"
Guest Starring Liza Weil ("Gilmore Girls") in the Penultimate Episode of the Season
"Grey's Anatomy" sets the stage for the new season with an encore of last season's two-part finale, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 17 (8:00-10:02 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network. (Rebroadcast: OAD: 5/14/09). In the first part, entitled "Here's to Future Days" (8:00-9:00 p.m.), Izzie spends time with a fellow cancer patient and contemplates whether or not to undergo a risky surgery, as Mark is ready to take his relationship with Lexie to the next level and a patient makes Owen reassess his place at Seattle Grace. In the second part, "Now or Never" (9:00-10:02 p.m.), George delivers stunning news to Bailey, sending shockwaves throughout the hospital, and Izzie's friends anxiously await her recovery from surgery. Meanwhile Bailey is surprisingly displeased after being accepted into the pediatric fellowship program, and the victim of a near-fatal traffic accident brings the talents of Seattle Grace's doctors together.
"Grey's Anatomy" stars Ellen Pompeo as Meredith Grey, Patrick Dempsey as Derek Shepherd, Sandra Oh as Cristina Yang, Katherine Heigl as Isobel "Izzie" Stevens, Justin Chambers as Alex Karev, T.R. Knight as George O'Malley, Chandra Wilson as Miranda Bailey, James Pickens, Jr. as Richard Webber, Sara Ramirez as Callie Torres, Eric Dane as Mark Sloan, Chyler Leigh as Lexie Grey and Kevin McKidd as Owen Hunt.
"Here's to Future days" was written by Allen Heinberg and directed by Bill D'Elia.
"Now or Never" was written by Debora Cahn and directed by Rob Corn.
"Grey's Anatomy" is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC's selected HDTV format, with 5.1-channel surround sound and Spanish audio via SAP. These programs carry a TV-14,L parental guideline.
For more information on "Grey's Anatomy," visit ABC.com.