Grey’s Anatomy Set Tour #ABCTVEvent #GreysAnatomy

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Join me as I take you on a set tour of one of the best television series, Grey’s Anatomy. During my Los Angeles press trip, we were taken on the Grey’s Anatomy set with Jessica Capshaw (Dr. Arizona Robbins @JessicaCapshaw) as our guide and able to visit with other cast and crew members including Justin Chambers (Dr. Alex Karev), Camilla Luddington (Dr. Jo Wilson @camilluddington), Sarah Drew (Dr. April Kepner @SarahDrewGreys),  props master Angela Whiting (@GreysProps) and costume designer Mimi Melgaard (@MimiMelgaard).Grey's Anatomy Set Tour

Grey’s Anatomy has had multiple Emmy nominations, including two for Outstanding Drama Series. The show won the 2007 Golden Globe® Award for Best Television Series – Drama.

About Grey’s Anatomy:

Grey’s Anatomy is a medical drama set at the fictional Grey Sloan Memorial Hospital in Seattle. The doctors deal with life-or-death consequences on a daily basis. They find comfort, friendship and sometimes more in one another. They interns and residents of the hospital try to balance their personal lives with the demands of their medical training. The main character is Meredith Grey (Ellen Pompeo), who is married to a neurosurgeon at the hospital .The show follows her life as a third year resident at the hospital in the surgical department run by Dr Richard Webber (James Pickens Jr.). It covers not only her relationship with her husband, but also with her best friend Cristina Yang (Sandra Oh) and her interactions with the other doctors and staff.

Grey’s Anatomy stars Ellen Pompeo as Meredith GreyPatrick Dempsey as Derek Shepherd,Sandra Oh as Cristina YangJustin Chambers as Alex KarevChandra Wilson as Miranda BaileyJames Pickens, Jr. as Richard WebberSara Ramirez as Callie TorresKevin McKidd as Owen Hunt, and Jessica Capshaw as Arizona Robbins.

Grey’s Anatomy airs Thursday nights from 9:00-10:00 p.m., ET/PT on ABC.

Set Tour

When we first arrived on the Grey’s Anatomy set we were greeted by Jessica Capshaw. We stood in the ER area of the “hospital” where the ambulances drive up on the show. It was so neat to see how the sets are created and come to life before our eyes.Grey's Anatomy Set Tour Visit

We were able to tour the Grey + Sloan Memorial Hospital where the actors work on set. It’s amazing to see how real the set is and as close to a real-life hospital as possible. To see everything that goes in to these shows is unbelievable how life-like they can make them and how you are drawn in to them through your screen.Grey's Anatomy Set Tour

We even got to tour Meredith and Derek’s dream house as pictured below.

Grey's Anatomy Dream House

Costumes

Jessica Capshaw continued our tour into a large room where they had props and costumes on display. She introduced us to costume designer Mimi Melgaard who was great at answering any questions we had about the scrubs and gorgeous gowns.

Grey's Anatomy Costumes

Grey's Anatomy costumes

Grey's Anatomy costumes

Props

Grey’s Anatomy props master, Angela Whiting, gave us some amazing demonstrations and showed us the props used on set. She showed us the amazing prosthetics and animatronics like the heart below. Isn’t it amazing to see how these come to life on television?

Some of the props pictured have not been seen on the show in a long time such as the Anatomy Jane. Other props had been on the show as recently as the past week. Check out all of these great pictures I caught of the props.

Grey's Anatomy Props Master Angela Whiting

 

Visit with Cast Members

Besides being able to interview and visit with Angela Whiting and Mimi Melgaard, we got the chance to speak with Sarah Drew and Jessica Capshaw. We also had a surprise visit from Justin Chambers and Camilla Luddington… oh my gosh, cutest things ever! We got to learn more about their characters, the show and what’s it like being in one of televisions most popular series. Sarah Drew is super spunky and I absolutely loved her in the upcoming movie Mom’s Night Out.

Grey's Anatomy Justin Chambers and Camilla Luddington

Grey's Anatomy set visit tour with Sarah Drew.

Grey's Anatomy Set Tour Visit

Grey's Anatomy Justin Chambers

We were also given a pair of scrubs as a take-home gift signed by the creator of Grey’s Anatomy, Shonda Rhimes! Awesome, right? I am thinking about offering them as a giveaway to my amazing fans! What do you all think?

Los Angeles Press Trip Swag

Grey’s Anatomy airs Thursday nights from 9:00-10:00 p.m., ET/PT on ABC.

Be sure to follow along with us at #ABCTVEvent and #GreysAnatomy.

Melanie Kampman

Melanie Kampman is a web designer, developer and owner of Giveaway Bandit and Farm News for Kids. She lives in Northwest Missouri on a large family farm with her husband and eight year old son, the Giveaway Bandit. They raise cattle with a variety of pets including horses, chickens, ducks, and a slew of cats. By Melanie Kampman If you are interested in writing a sponsored post on Giveaway Bandit please email me at melanie (at) giveawaybandit (dot) com.

13 Comments
  1. Oh yeah, it’s official – I am so totally green with envy right now! I agree with Kathleen – how totally exciting! OMG I think I would have been hyperventilating the entire time just actually being there!!!

    1. Haha! It was definitely amazing! I am debating on offering a giveaway with the signed scrubs to our fans. What does everyone think? 🙂

  2. i love the pictures of the dream home on the set and the dresses in the costumes pics but the props pics, not so much. 😉

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