Grey's Anatomy will return with a two-hour premiere episode of season 10 in September that will take viewers back to all the drama at Grey Sloan Memorial Hospital in Seattle. according to ABC's fall TV schedule announced Tuesday.
The medical drama will return for its tenth season on Thursday, Sept. 26 at 9 p.m. ET, its regular timeslot. Table reads for the season have already begun and the show's creator, Shonda Rhimes, uploaded on Monday photos onto Twitter of the cast together going over scripts. She captioned the images "Table read!" and collectively the pictures feature Ellen Pompeo, Patrick Dempsey, Justin Chambers, Sara Ramirez and more.
The cast on Monday also got together for dinner to celebrate the show's 10th-season return.
Filming for Grey's Anatomy has already begun, with actress Camilla Luddington (Jo Wilson) tweeting on Tuesday that she is staying up late to learn her lines before her call tomorrow on set. She added about what fans can expect in season 10, "Just found out all about next season. Wow. There's A LOT to take in."
A recent spoiler regarding season 10 stated that the premiere episode will involve a group of firefighters serving several guest-starring roles.
The show's writers are still hard at work despite the fact that cameras have began rolling. Tony Phelan, a Grey's Anatomy writer/producer/director, tweeted Tuesday that the crew is still looking over scripts as he joked, "Ahh Greys Writers Room: Where else in the world can you have long and impassioned arguments about the most twisted sexual/medical cases?"
Episode 4 of season 10 marks the 200th episode overall for Grey's Anatomy. Rhimes said in a May interview that season 9 was the "season of romance" but that season 10 will be the "season of break-ups."
Grey's Anatomy also stars Sandra Oh, Jessica Capshaw, Jesse Williams, Sara Drew, Chandra Wilson, Kevin McKidd and James Pickens Jr..