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  • Series Premiere Date: Sep 26, 2007
  • Season #: 1 , 2 , 3 , 4 , 5 , 6
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  • Summary: Private Practice is a spin-off of the highly popular ABC series, Grey's Anatomy starring Kate Walsh as Dr. Addison Forbes Montgomery, a renowned neonatal surgeon. After realizing that her life isn't advancing at Seattle Grace, Addison packs her bags and heads off to Santa Monica to start aPrivate Practice is a spin-off of the highly popular ABC series, Grey's Anatomy starring Kate Walsh as Dr. Addison Forbes Montgomery, a renowned neonatal surgeon. After realizing that her life isn't advancing at Seattle Grace, Addison packs her bags and heads off to Santa Monica to start a new life. She reunites with her newly divorced med school friends, Naomi (Audra McDonald) and Sam (Taye Diggs), and joins them in their chic private practice.

    The series, created by Shonda Rhimes, is produced by ABC Television Studio in collaboration with The Mark Gordon Company and Shondaland Productions. It first aired as an episode of Grey's Anatomy. The episode, titled The Other Side Of This Life, was known as a backdoor pilot. It tested the idea of the show, but also shared the plot with Grey's Anatomy scenes weaving in and out, from which it was spin-off.

    Awards

    Young Artist Awards

    Category: Best Performance in a TV Series - Guest Starring Young Actor - Joey Luthman
    Year: 2009
    Result: Won (Tied with Carlos Knight for "ER")

    NAMIC Vision Awards

    Category: Drama
    Year: 2009
    Result: Nominated

    People's Choice Award

    Category: Favorite New TV Drama
    Year: 2008
    Result: Nominated , Won the 4th place.

    Image Awards

    Category: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series - Taye Diggs
    Year: 2009
    Result: Won

    Category:Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series- Audra McDonald
    Year: 2009
    Result: Nominated

    Category: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series -Taye Diggs
    Year: 2008
    Result: Nominated

    Category:Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series-Audra McDonald
    Year: 2008
    Result: Nominated

    Category:Outstanding Writing in a Drama Series-Shonda Rhimes(In Which We Meet Addison, a Nice Girl From Somewhere Else)
    Year: 2008
    Result: Nominated

    TV.com Fashion Awards

    Category:On Air: Best Overall Fashion - Male - Dr. Sam Bennett
    Year: 2008
    Result: Nominated BMI Film & TV Awards Year: 2008 Result: Won, Tim Bright, Chad Fischer Year: 2009 Result: Won, Tim Bright, Chad Fischer Season 1 # Episodes : 9 Season Premiere: September 26, 2007- In Which We Meet Addison, a Nice Girl From Somewhere Else Season Finale:December 5, 2007 -In Which Dell Finds His Fight DVD Release: September 16, 2008 Viewers: 11.5 m Season 2 # Episodes : 22 Season Premiere: October 1st,2008 - A family thing Season Finale: April 30, 2009 - Yours, Mine and Ours DVD Release: September 15, 2009 Viewers: - Season 3 # Episodes : - Season Premiere: October 1st,2009 - A Death in the Family Season Finale: Spring 2009 DVD Release: - Viewers: -
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  • Genre(s): Drama
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