Spin-off Spoiler Watch: Details Emerge

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Spin-off Spoiler Watch: Details Emerge
More spin-off details are filtering out of Grey's Anatomy headquarters.

Despite producers' efforts to keep a lid on the potential Grey's Anatomy spin-off, tentatively titled Private Practice, some more supposed plot spoilers have been exposed by the Los Angeles Times:

After reaching her personal and professional breaking point, Addison Montgomery (Kate Walsh) heads down to Santa Monica, Calif.

The plan: to seek advice from two of her old medical school friends, Naomi (Merrin Dungey) and Jackson (Taye Diggs).

This is a couple whom she believes have it all: a beautiful teen daughter, a great marriage and a highly successful health cooperative.

Addison quickly learns, though, that Jackson, also a successful TV health guru, has divorced Naomi. During her visit to California, Addison meets the rest of the gang at the cooperative - a widowed alternative medicine practitioner, a self-doubting therapist, and a male gynecologist who knows little about women - and realizes she's on familiar ground.

Figuring she's due for a change and she'd fid right in with this driven, yet quirky crew, Addison decides to bolt Seattle Grace and join the Oceanside Wellness Group - if ABC picks up the Grey's Anatomy spin-off, of course.

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After watching the 2 hour event on Thursday and having seen GA from the very start. I think that this spin off with Kate Walsh will be really good. I actually think that I would rather enjoy watching it then GA. Although I love the show! I think that they have made everyone start to look rather trashy on the show. If that's really the way that surgeons act, then I think I would rather have a nurse perform my surgery, if I ever had to have one. Anyways, looks like the same type of drama, but a little more mature. GA seems like I'm reliving high school sometimes and that gets really old.


I have to admit that although I still love "Grey's Anatomy", I also thoroughly enjoyed the spin-off concept so far. From what I've seen so far, it's got a bit more of that thirty-something sort of flare to it. As "Grey's" continues to tackle more and more of the new marriage issues and hospital intern challenges with all of its usual "mc"juicy twists and turns, it's also nice to see an opportunity for a spin-off that provides us with something for the over 20'sand 30's crowd as well. While the "Grey's" ensemble keeps us on our toes with wedding planning, proposals, and new relationships, as well as the experiences of surgical interns, I think it'd be great to have something like "Private Practice" to offer more of what it's already put out there on the table for us so far…storylines dealing with divorce, getting back into the dating game, the life choices that someone like Addison's character face when they've dedicated so much time and effort to their profession and their pursuits in life and are faced with the knowledge that they want more. I for one hope to see it get more than a fair chance. I think it's an awesome idea. Best of luck!


I loved the special 2 hour long episode of Grey's! It was great, not stealing everything from GA, not too completely insanely different. It was funny with great chemistry between Kate Walsh and Tim Daly, great music as usual, and we finally got to see a freer side of Addison. I think people are jumping to conclusions. It was ONE EPISODE. The FIRST one. Chill out and give it a chance.


Horrible the worst show I ever saw


Worst show ever! Good thing for Tivo I fast forwarded the whole thing!


Well Dr. Addison has been my all-time favorite character in GA. She is really good so I believe she'll fit perfectly anywhere. I think her character is suffering because of the situation that's leaving became an option....gudluk Kate!


I read a few more details about the new spin off at http://www.defamer.com/hollywo... "We're especially excited about the introduction of the clueless male gyno, who'll meet Addison after she accidentally walks on him in the middle of administering a pelvic exam to a woman he's asking for love-life advice, a character-establishing encounter that will be punctuated by a wisecracking nurse practitioner who declares with an eye-roll, "For a guy who spends all day staring into vaginas, you sure don't know anything about the opposite sex, doc!" Later, to the surprise of no one, Addison and the gynecologist will have an impulsive sexual encounter in an unoccupied exam room that complicates her romantic pursuit of Taye Diggs, setting up the first season's primary romantic storyline. "


I love Kate, I think it may work. Im excited about it. Greys is going alittle downhill the last few episodes. Im not thrilled with the Izzy George thing. GA either needs to "out with some of the old, in with some new" or give this new spin off a chance. I have a feeling some fans may even like it better than GA if the cast is right and the story is good... isnt anyone else getting a little bored with MERDER??


To me this is all up on the air. If it means another great show then we all win. We didn't want to see Addison with Derek but we still want her around right? I mean this show could do well cause GA does well, but how much of a good thing can really spill over into another show? ABC and the EXEC's do not have much to lose here. Grey's Anatomy will still continue to thrive and maintain their fan base regardless how well this new spin-off does, so we the audience will win there. Even if it doesn't pick up the fan base and it doesn't make it, we all know we will see Addison back in Seattle!! ABC might be on to something if you look at the business aspect of it. IF this new show does work, and new people and the Grey's Anatomers watch then more people might watch Grey's Anatomy. Look how much crap is on TV right now.....the more Shonda Rhimes TV... the better for me!!


no. no, no, no, no, no. I love Addison at SG. Not CALIFORNIA! PLUS.. i mean, hello. it's callifornia. That's one thing i like about GA. It's in seattle. It's differant. While California is great and all, i prefer Seattle. PLUS Grey's Anatomy is a MUCH better name than Private Practice.

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