ABC has renewed “Station 19” for season five. Executive producer and showrunner Krista Vernoff will continue to helm the series, which is one of the network’s highest-performing scripted programs. “Grey’s Anatomy” was also picked up for season 18.
“‘Station 19’ and ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ have done an incredible job of honoring real-life heroes by giving audiences an unflinching look at one of the biggest medical stories of our time,” said Craig Erwich, president, Hulu Originals & ABC Entertainment. “Krista and her team of writers have continued to deliver the compelling and compassionate storytelling that is a hallmark of these shows, and created some of the year’s most-talked-about moments in television. We’re so grateful to our talented casts and crews for their extraordinary work that connects with viewers everywhere, and we look forward to sharing even more defining moments with our fans next season.”
“The writers, directors, casts and crews of ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ and ‘Station 19’ worked so hard to bring these shows to life this past season,” said Vernoff. “Keeping each other safe on set while paying tribute to the front-line heroes and first responders has been a challenge and a privilege. I’ve been truly blown away – particularly by our tireless crews – as they reinvented the TV-making wheel. Thank you to ABC and ABC Signature for the support and extraordinary partnership through this unprecedented season. We are so grateful for the opportunity to tell more stories.”
“Station 19” ranks as the No. 1 program in the Thursday 8 p.m. hour this 2020-2021 season among Total Viewers (7.2 million) and as the highest-rated entertainment series in the hour among Adults 18-49 (1.3/8). After 35 days of viewing on linear and digital platforms, ABC’s “Station 19” is averaging over 10 million Total Viewers (10.2 million) this season and delivers a 2.58 rating with Adults 18-49.
Krista Vernoff serves as showrunner and executive producer of “Station 19.” The series was created by Stacy McKee.