ABC is rewarding a series that built significantly on its season premiere, handing out a full-season order to the drama “Station 19.” The “Grey’s Anatomy” spinoff, from Shondaland and ABC Studios, is currently airing its second season.
“In the Live + 3 Day ratings, ‘Station 19’ built on its season premiere by 24% in Total Viewers and by 25% in Adults 18-49 to set new series highs,” ABC said. “On average through its first two episodes, the ABC sophomore drama is drawing an audience of 7.9 million viewers and is delivering a 1.8/7 in Adults 18-49.”
Channing Dungey, president, ABC Entertainment, announced the expanded order today.
“Station 19” stars Jaina Lee Ortiz as Andy Herrera, Jason George as Ben Warren, Boris Kodjoe as Captain Robert Sullivan, Grey Damon as Jack Gibson, Barrett Doss as Victoria Hughes, Alberto Frezza as Ryan Tanner, Jay Hayden as Travis Montgomery, Okieriete Onaodowan as Dean Miller, Danielle Savre as Maya Bishop and Miguel Sandoval as Pruitt Herrera.
Stacy McKee (“Grey’s Anatomy”) is showrunner and executive producer, along with Shonda Rhimes and Betsy Beers. Paris Barclay (“Pitch” and “Sons of Anarchy”) serves as the producing director and executive producer of the Thursday night series.