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2008-07-18 06:00:36

By Robert Bianco and Gary Levin LOS ANGELES -- When executive producers get together, in front of television writers, what do they talk about? Troubles, surprises and plans -- though not in too much detail. Thursday, Shonda Rhimes, creator of Grey's Anatomy (and Private Practice, but more about that later), said she "found it surprising" when Katherine Heigl publicly blamed weak story lines for her decision to withdraw from Emmy contention. "I didn't feel insulted," Rhimes said,...

2008-06-18 09:00:42

By Scott D. Pierce Deseret News Katherine Heigl might be a genius. Or she might be an idiot. Or a little bit of both. Heigl owes her stardom to her role as Izzie on "Grey's Anatomy." But she went out of her way to bad-mouth the show when the Emmy nominations came out. She wasn't on the list for best supporting actress in a drama, the category she won in last fall, because she didn't submit her name. You have to do so to be considered. "I did not feel that I was given the material this...

2008-06-13 18:00:20

Katherine Heigl won't be chewing her manicure at this year's Emmy ceremony: She says she didn't seek a nomination because "Grey's Anatomy" failed to deliver the goods for an award-worthy performance. Heigl, who was honored as best supporting actress in a drama last year for the ABC series, did not put her name in consideration for a bid, a spokeswoman for the actress said this week . "I did not feel that I was given the material this season to warrant an Emmy nomination and in an effort to...

2006-05-29 18:10:58

By Nellie Andreeva LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Jeffrey Dean Morgan, who had a recurring role as an ill-fated heart patient on "Grey's Anatomy," has been hired as a regular on a new ABC project from the creator of the network's hit medical drama. The untitled Shonda Rhimes project, about a group of female journalists, has a pilot order. On "Grey's," Morgan played heart patient Denny Duquette. Duquette, who was romantically linked to Izzie (Katherine Heigl), died in the series'...

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