‘Grey’s Anatomy’ EP On Epic Final ‘Station 19’ Crossover & Whether Jason George & Stefania Spampinato Could Return To Mothership Series

Grey’s Anatomy spinoff Station 19 is coming to an end after seven seasons but not before one last big crossover with the mothership series, which may come at the end of the two series’ 10-episode runs, new Grey’s Anatomy showrunner Meg Marinis hinted in an interview with Deadline tied to the upcoming 20th season of the venerable medical drama, which premieres this Thursday, March 14.

She also teased upcoming appearances on Grey’s by the two Station 19 series regular characters who originated on the medical drama, Bailey’s husband Ben (Jason George) and Carina (Stefania Spampinato), indicating that Ben will remain part of the Grey’s Anatomy world.

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“I haven’t read their last two episodes yet. I know generally where they’re going,” Marinis said when asked about the upcoming Station 19 crossover. “What I can tell you is that the Bailey and Ben relationship will continue to cross over. Those two actors love crossing over and it’s very important to them that what they do over here and what they do over there, that it’s one symbiotic thing.”

Marinis spoke of the “great working relationship and great personal relationship” with new Station 19 showrunners Zoanne Clack & Peter Paige.

“We’re constantly on the phone because I want to be able to help them any way I can succeed in telling amazing ends to their stories — whether it’s a crossover medical case or whether it’s Ben crossing over, whether it’s Carina crossing over. We’ll definitely see Carina on Grey’s at one point.”

As for “that final crossover,” “we like to share catastrophes, that’s what I’m saying,” Marinis said.

Station 19 coming to an end raises speculation whether George and Spampinato could return to Grey’s next season if the medical drama is renewed for Season 21 as expected. George was a series regular on Grey’s before he left in 2017 to help anchor spinoff Station 19. Having recurred on Grey’s, Spampinato started recurring on Station 19 in Season 3 before becoming a series regular the following season.

Could any of them rejoin Grey’s next season?

“I don’t want to answer that because I don’t want to answer anything about Station 19 that I’m not only fully aware of,” Marinis said. “How they end their stories will help me determine whether or not I will be seeing those characters on Grey’s.”

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