Jesse Williams and Sarah Drew promoted to Series Regular

Hello everyone!

I\’ve got good news for you! Jesse Williams and Sarah Drew who portrays Mercy West-ers Dr. Jackson Avery and Dr. April Kepner have been promoted to Series Regular on Grey\’s Anatomy! Read on below to find out more! Special thanks to Arielle Moskow from TV Guide for the tip!

From TV Guide:

Jesse Williams has been upgraded to a series regular on Grey\’s Anatomy, a show rep tells TVGuide.com.

The actor, who plays Dr. Jackson Avery, joined the ABC hit in October during the Seattle Grace-Mercy West Hospital merger story line as one of four new residents. Fellow newbie Sarah Drew (Dr. April Kepner) is currently in negotiations to return next season, according to Entertainment Weekly, which first reported Williams\’ promotion.

Also from TV Guide:

Though she got Derek (Patrick Dempsey) shot in season finale of Grey\’s Anatomy, Dr. April Kepner (Sarah Drew) is here to stay.

Drew, who also starred in Everwood, has been promoted to series regular, an ABC rep says.

The 29-year-old actress and co-star Jesse Williams are the remaining Mercy Westers returning next season. Both Nora Zehetner and Robert Baker\’s characters were axed in the killer finale.

What do you think? Aren\’t you glad that the doctors are sticking around? I can\’t wait for the Season 7 promotional photo shoots to be released!

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