Grey’s Anatomy is bringing a fan favourite again for the second time in the identical season.
Kate Walsh confirmed on TikTok Wednesday that she is going to reprise her Addison Montgomery position on an upcoming episode of the veteran medical drama.
Per TV Line, the thrilling installment is ready to look on the May 5 episode.
If you watch Grey’s Anatomy online, you realize Addison returned for a two-episode arc earlier this season.
Recent episodes have recommended the Residency Program may very well be coming to an finish, and Addison performed an enormous a part of getting the Residents again heading in the right direction earlier this season.
Perhaps we will anticipate extra Residency drama throughout Walsh’s subsequent stint on the collection.
Walsh initially appeared within the first three seasons of the collection, earlier than departing to headline spinoff Private Practice.
The widespread consensus amongst followers is that they will take as a lot Addison as doable.
Addison has many ties to the characters on the collection, so it is easy to know why she would return.
Addison and Meredith shared a second earlier this season as the previous revealed how troublesome her time throughout COVID-19 had been.
Meredith launched Addison to her kids for the primary time, which, when you think about their relationship up to now, was an enormous step.
Walsh beforehand spoke of a possible return final yr, forward of the primary comeback.
“If they could get it done, I’d be happy to come back,” she informed PEOPLE.
“Maybe I’ll Zoom in Dr. Addison could Zoom in,” earlier than concerning the very fact she knew the collection could be an enormous hit.
“Sometimes I do feel like I get a little witchy about things,” she stated.
“I was like, ‘This is a great show.’ Even before it even had an airtime. I was just on as a guest, I was like, ‘This is a great show. I think it’s going to be really good.’ And here we are. Here they are.”
“Seven years later. It definitely changed my life,” she added.
News of Walsh’s return comes months after the collection landed a pickup for Season 19.
The collection has been plagued with rumors of demise, however the reality of the matter is that it stays ABC’s top-rated leisure program in Live + 7.
It might be round for so long as Ellen Pompeo and the creatives suppose it’s viable.
The subsequent large milestone is the four-hundredth episode (set to air Thursday, May 26).
That episode will span two hours and also will function the conclusion to Grey’s Anatomy Season 18.
In addition to Pompeo, Grey’s Anatomy additionally stars James Pickens Jr. (Richard), Chandra Wilson (Bailey), Kevin McKidd (Owen), Camilla Luddington (Jo), Kim Raver (Teddy), Caterina Scorsone (Amelia), Kelly McCreary (Maggie), Jake Borelli (Levi), Chris Carmack (Link), Antony Hill (Winston), and Scott Speedman (Nick).
Grey’s Anatomy airs Thursdays at 9 p.m. on ABC.
Paul Dailly is the Associate Editor for TV Fanatic. Follow him on Twitter.