Private Practice Granted a Full Season By ABC

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It's official! The Grey's Anatomy spinoff, Private Practice, has earned the trust of ABC and has been picked up for a full season, according to E! Online.

This is just the second new series to get picked up for a full 2007-08 television series. The CW's Gossip Girl was the first.

Sam and Addison

This week's episode of Private Practice, "In Which Addison Has a Very Casual Get Together," averaged approximately 12 million viewers, down from its premiere, but solidifying it as a bona fide success after just four episodes.

We hear that David Sutcliffe was also recently cast as a possible new love interest for Dr. Addison Montgomery (Kate Walsh). Very interesting!

Congrats to Kate, the whole Private Practice cast and its writing team. We're looking forward to a full season - and hopefully many more.

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Congrats to Shonda and the entire cast of Private Practice. I'm loving the show. I missed it last Wednesday because I went to a lecture at my friends school, but my mother taped it for me. I haven't had a chance to watch it yet but I'm going to tonight so I can catch up on my favorite neo-natal surgeon and her new group of friends. So far, this show looks like it may surpass Grey's as my favorite show. I guess either way, Shonda wins, right?

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Darn it ... This is awesome! Glad that Private Practice will continue for a full season which means I can see Addie for a whole lot more!

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Congratulations!!!
I'm really glad we'll see more of Addie and her lot. Loved her on Grey's, and really think she has great dramatical potential...just one thing missing...more sexy, slow and hoooottttt kisses ;) Just keep on :)