Ellen Pompeo reveals she wants her hit ABC series Grey’s Anatomy to be less preachy

Ellen Pompeo is heading into her nineteenth season on ABC’s Grey’s Anatomy, debuting in early October, although she desires the present to vary its method to social points.

The long-running sequence created by Shonda Rhimes has by no means shied away from hot-button points up to now.

The 52-year-old actress opened up on her Tell Me podcast on Tuesday, revealing she wished the present to  be ‘much less preachy.’

Change: Ellen Pompeo is heading into her 19th season on ABC's Grey's Anatomy, debuting in early October, though she wants the show to change its approach to social issues

Change: Ellen Pompeo is heading into her nineteenth season on ABC’s Grey’s Anatomy, debuting in early October, although she desires the present to vary its method to social points

Grey's: The 52-year-old actress opened up on her Tell Me podcast on Tuesday, revealing she wanted the show to be 'less preachy'

Grey’s: The 52-year-old actress opened up on her Tell Me podcast on Tuesday, revealing she wished the present to be ‘much less preachy’

‘I feel if I had any need, truthfully, it might be to be much less type of preachy in a single episode about sure issues,’ Pompeo started.

‘It’s like, we do one episode about, let’s see … Asian hate crimes is one which we did this previous season that was actually shifting. I feel I’d wish to see issues occur a bit of extra subtly and over time,’ she added.

Instead of simply having one episode deal with a sure subject, she’d quite the present, ‘contact on these social points which might be essential and have them be threads all through,’ versus, ‘constantly [hitting] you over the top for only one hour’ and by no means speak about it once more.

Desire: 'I think if I had any desire, honestly, it would be to be less sort of preachy in one episode about certain things,' Pompeo began

Desire: ‘I feel if I had any need, truthfully, it might be to be much less type of preachy in a single episode about sure issues,’ Pompeo started

Hate crime: 'It’s like, we do one episode about, let’s see … Asian hate crimes is one that we did this past season that was really moving. I think I’d like to see things happen a little more subtly and over time,' she added

Hate crime: ‘It’s like, we do one episode about, let’s see … Asian hate crimes is one which we did this previous season that was actually shifting. I feel I’d wish to see issues occur a bit of extra subtly and over time,’ she added

The podcast interview comes simply after it was reported by Deadline that she’s going to solely seem in eight episodes within the upcoming nineteenth season.

Production is now below method on Season 19, with Pompeo nonetheless slated to relate the episodes as nicely, however might not achieve this for each one.

She may also stay on board as an govt producer regardless of the restricted appearances in entrance of the digicam.

New show: The podcast interview comes just after it was reported by Deadline that she will only appear in eight episodes in the upcoming 19th season

New present: The podcast interview comes simply after it was reported by Deadline that she’s going to solely seem in eight episodes within the upcoming nineteenth season

The Season 18 finale confirmed her character Meredith Grey with a choice to remain at Grey Sloan Memorial Hospital in Seattle or transfer to Minnesota to be with Dr. Nick Marsh (Scott Speedman).

She determined to remain at Grey Sloan, although it is unclear how her restricted episodes will likely be factored into Season 19, which is anticipated to span 22 episodes.

The choice to reduce her on-screen involvement comes after Pompeo took her first new TV position in practically 20 years for an untitled Hulu sequence.

Meredith: The Season 18 finale showed her character Meredith Grey with a decision to stay at Grey Sloan Memorial Hospital in Seattle or move to Minnesota to be with Dr. Nick Marsh (Scott Speedman)

Meredith: The Season 18 finale confirmed her character Meredith Grey with a choice to remain at Grey Sloan Memorial Hospital in Seattle or transfer to Minnesota to be with Dr. Nick Marsh (Scott Speedman)

Stay: She decided to stay at Grey Sloan, though it's unclear how her limited episodes will be factored into Season 19, which is expected to span 22 episodes

Stay: She determined to remain at Grey Sloan, although it is unclear how her restricted episodes will likely be factored into Season 19, which is anticipated to span 22 episodes

The sequence recounts the weird true story of a Ukranian orphan named Natalia Grace, who was adopted by American mother and father.

They in the end discovered that Natalia suffered from a uncommon type of dwarfism and claimed she was in actual fact a mentally-disturbed grownup who threatened their lives.

The mother and father – Kristine Barnett and Michael Barnett – have been charged with neglect in 2019 once they deserted their daughter.

Most of the fees towards the mother and father have been dropped, and Grace regularly denies claims she is an grownup con artist. 

Role: The series recounts the bizarre true story of a Ukranian orphan named Natalia Grace, who was adopted by American parents

Role: The sequence recounts the weird true story of a Ukranian orphan named Natalia Grace, who was adopted by American mother and father

Charges: Most of the charges against the parents were dropped, and Grace continually denies claims she is an adult con artist

Charges: Most of the fees towards the mother and father have been dropped, and Grace regularly denies claims she is an grownup con artist