‘Grey’s Anatomy’ Season 17: Patrick Dempsey Promises Derek Shepherd Will Return in 2021

It’s a beautiful day to find out that Patrick Dempsey will return as Derek Shepherd when Anatomy Gray Season 17 is back with new events on ABC. The Shondaland drama just went on hiatus long before the end of the year. But now, it seems worth the break. Here is what Dempsey said about the next one Anatomy Gray cameo.

Patrick Dempsey leaves when Derek Shepherd dies on ‘Gray’s Anatomy’

Then in December 2020, Anatomy Gray Season 17 presenter Krista Vernoff has confirmed that Derek will reappear after the show returns to ABC in March 2021.

“You’ll see McDreamy again in the back half of the season,” Vernoff said Variety.

That said, Anatomy Gray viewers have to wait to see if other fans – such as Mark Sloan (Eric Dane) and Lexie Gray (Chyler Leigh) – come up on Meredith ‘s dream beach.

“We all have hopes,” said Vernoff. “But we have nothing new to report yet.”

Anatomy Gray Season 17 of Episode 7 is expected on March 4, 2021.

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