Great news, Station 19 fans! The hit ABC medical drama series has officially been renewed for its sixth season. The news comes just one day after ABC renewed Grey’s Anatomy.
Excited to share the big news, the show’s crew took to Instagram to declare, “Things aren’t cooling down in Seattle. Station 19 is getting another season, and we’re coming back February 24th with all-new episodes!”
Station 19 is notably ABC’s second-best performing fall show. As previously reported, the series earned a total of 6.27 million viewers and a 1.0 rating. The only show that did better on the network was Grey’s Anatomy, which brought in 6.67 million viewers with a 1.3 rating.
According to IMDb, the series is the spin-off of Grey’s Anatomy. It follows the lives of the men and women of firehouse 19, which is located in Seattle, Washington. Starring in the medical drama is Danielle Savre, Jaina Lee Ortiz, and Jason George. The show is by Stacy McKee. Grey’s Anatomy creator Shonda Rhimes and Betsy Beers also serve as executive producers
‘Station 19’ Executive Producer & Showrunner Krista Vernoff Sounds Off to the Series’ Renewal
Speaking about the renewal, executive producer and showrunner Krista Vernoff told Deadline, “It’s a privilege to tell stories of our heroic first responders who on our show. And in real life put their lives on the line every day to keep us all safe. I’m so grateful to Disney and ABC for the early pickup for season six of Station 19.”
Vernoff also states that the renewal is a tribute to the incredible work of our talented cast, crew, writers, and creative team, as well as the dedication of the show’s loyal fans.
Craig Erwich, President of Hulu Originals and ABC Entertainment also shared excitement for the renewal. “The riveting storytelling and passionate fan base that Station 19 continues to cultivate. [It] is a testament to the unrelenting dedication of Krista Vernoff and the incredibly talented cast and crew. Coupled with yesterday’s renewal of Grey’s Anatomy, the return of Station 19 ensures more crossover opportunities. And a thrilling night of appointment television.”
Danielle Savre Reveals How Station 19 is a Reflection of Real-Life Female Friendships & Job Choices
During a 2019 interview with Parade, Danielle Savre spoke about how Station 19 is considered a reflection of real-life female friendships, as well as job choices. “It took me a long time to find girlfriends in life,” Savre admitted. “I didn’t have a ton in high school. And as a kid. I had like one or two. Most of my friends were guys.”
Savre then added that as she got older, she started finding women that she felt like she connected with. “I just respected every single one of my girlfriends. I cherished them, I valued them, and I hold onto them.”