“It’s kind of bigger than we can wrap our heads around,” admits “Grey’s Anatomy” showrunner and executive producer Krista Vernoff
about making TV history earlier this season by surpassing “ER
’s” record as the longest-running medical drama ever. Gold Derby recently sat down with Vernoff and co-executive producer/writer Elisabeth R. Finch to discuss this milestone accomplishment as well as the show’s powerful consent episode, titled “Silent All These Years,” that some fans are calling one of the best in 15 seasons. Watch our exclusive video interview with Vernoff and Finch above.
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Vernoff continues, “We all watched ‘ER
’ growing up and I think ‘ER
’ is one of the big influencers of all of us as writers and of this show. We’re really blown away. We’re proud. We’re grateful. The idea of making history is insane.