Shoda Rhimes was warned before the show first aired that “no one will see it”.
The medical drama has been a huge hit with TV audiences since the show premiered in 2005, but Shonda was initially met with skepticism by industry people who doubted the show’s potential for success. was seen by the eye.
In a preview of her appearance on the “9 to 5ish” podcast shared with E! News – Shonda said:
“I remember being called into a room full of older men and being told that the show was a problem because no one would watch a show about women sleeping with men the night before their first day at work. Because they are serious.”
Meanwhile, Shonda previously admitted to writing eight endings for Grey’s Anatomy.
The acclaimed producer has confessed she’s agonized over how to end a TV medical drama starring Ellen Pompeo as Dr. Meredith Gray.
Discussing the show’s future, Shonda explained:
Additionally, Shonda admitted that some of her ideas are already outdated.
The producer, who also created the political thriller series Scandal, explains: Or, “That’s the last thing ever said or done!” And all those things have already happened.