Grey's Anatomy Season 11: All About Meredith!

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Her Person is gone. Her husband may soon be joining her.

But Meredith Grey will not be going anywhere on Grey's Anatomy Season 11. Creator Shonda Rhimes has made that very clear.

"Right now, if you were in the writers’ room, you would probably tell me that the theme is ‘Meredith,’” Rhimes tells TV Line of Season 11. “Because all I keep saying is, ‘The show is just about Meredith Grey!"

A New Assitant

Don't expect a time jump to take place when the series returns on September 25, but do look forward to what Rhimes describes as a “Meredith-centric season."

And a lot of that focus will have to do with Maggie, Meredith's half-sister (courtesy of Richard) who was formerly introduced as such on the Grey's Anatomy Season 10 finale.

“What Webber does with the information is going to be very interesting,” Rhimes teases to TV Guide. "Whether Richard admits his part in it at all is going to be very interesting. It's very earth-shattering information. It undoes everything Meredith thought to be true about her past and her childhood."

As for other fan favorites this fall?

Look for Bailey to not respond well to Yang giving her board position to Alex; for April and Jackson “to grow up in a way that’s amazing” in the wake of their pregnancy news; and for Calzona to face "problems" via the concept of their surrogate.

We know what you're thinking: Is it September 25 yet?!?

While you await the premiere, you can always watch Grey's Anatomy online and relive your favorite episodes.

Matt Richenthal is the Editor in Chief of TV Fanatic. Follow him on Twitter and on Google+.

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Grey's Anatomy Quotes

The brain is the human body's most mysterious organ. It learns. It changes. It adapts. It tells us what we see, what we hear. It lets us feel love. I think it holds our soul. And no matter how much research we do, no one can really say how all that delicate grey matter inside our skull works. And, when it's hurt, when the human brain is traumatized, well, that's when it gets even more mysterious.


[narrating] "At some point, you have to make a decision. Boundaries don't keep other people out, they fence you in. Life is messy, that's how we're made. So you can waste your life drawing lines or you can live your life crossing them. But there are some lines that are way too dangerous to cross. Here's what I know. If you're willing to throw caution to the wind and take a chance, the view from the other side... is spectacular."