Grey’s Anatomy switches from Seven to Star
Exclusive: Seven no longer holds episode rights in Australia, with Disney streamer to screen new season.
EXCLUSIVE: There’s good news for Grey’s Anatomy fans, frustrated by weeks of waiting for new episodes.
But viewers will need to subscribe to Star on Disney+ to see them.
Seven no longer holds any rights for the show in the Australian market. It’s a major shift for fans after 17 years on Free to Air.
Emma Barnes, Director, Corporate Communications The Walt Disney Company Australia & New Zealand tells TV Tonight, “Series 16 of Greys Anatomy will appear on Star on Disney+ from February 23. The first episode of series 17 will be available February 26 with new episodes premiering weekly.”
When approached for comment Seven Director of Programming Angus Ross confirmed Seven no longer has the rights to Grey’s Anatomy in the Australian market.
Star will launch with hundreds of seasons from 155 TV series, almost 450 movies and a slate of 4 exclusive Star Originals at launch for $11.99 per month ($119.99 per year). Current subscribers will see pricing of $8.99 honoured for a six month period (you can also lock in this rate for six months until Feb. 22*).
* Full details on how to subscribe will be available on disneyplus.com.