After years on the air, Gray’s Anatomy is now a digital who’s-who of former forged members who’ve made the present into the phenomenon it nonetheless is. Whereas many have come and gone, one true favourite was Dr. Callie Torres (performed by Sara Ramirez) who was part of the present for over a decade till leaving a number of years in the past to have a while off.
Followers have been sorry to see her depart, as a result of she was the one bisexual character on Gray’s, one thing not revealed till later seasons. Her relationships with a few of the male docs, adopted by a wedding to Arizona Robbins, made the Callie character one of the complicated and celebrated on TV.
Now Shonda Rhimes needs Ramirez again to play Dr. Torres. The issue is, Ramirez now has a comfortable job over at CBS on Madam Secretary.
The authorized issues when working at a unique community
Sara Ramirez as Callie | Tony Rivetti/Walt Disney Tv by way of Getty Photographs
It’s definitely not the primary time an actor left one present after which began work on one other. Generally it entails engaged on the identical community, as we’ve seen with Michael Weatherly leaving NCIS to star in Bull on CBS.
Whereas Ramirez definitely deserves a starring car, she’s at the very least taking part in an essential position on CBS’s Madam Secretary. She’s now taking part in Kat Sandoval, Elizabeth McCord’s new coverage advisor.
Despite the fact that she’s thought of a beginner to the present, she’s already nurtured a brand new character that’s hitting it off with followers. Nevertheless, Ramirez won’t ever shake off the Dr. Torres character contemplating the impression she made.
In accordance with Rhimes, she’s requested Ramirez to return again to guest-star on Gray’s Anatomy. CBS put a kibosh on it for some time, little question understanding Ramirez was a prized star now dedicated to a brand new community.
Proof that the principle networks are nonetheless in competitors with each other
In newer years, it wasn’t uncommon for a star to look on two completely different exhibits on completely different networks. The intense competitors between ABC, CBS, NBC, and Fox is one thing extra attuned to a unique period earlier than cable ate into their income.
If the networks nonetheless work collectively on many issues and generally share stars, they don’t all the time share their high expertise. Maybe that appears like one thing out of the previous studio system from 70 years in the past when stars needed to work underneath an unique contract.
One factor for certain is Madam Secretary has develop into a prized present on CBS, even when the community doesn’t obtain the scores they as soon as did of their heyday.
Greater than that’s valuing the price of the celebrities they’ve landed. These perplexed why Ramirez perhaps gained’t act on Gray’s Anatomy once more ought to look to see how proficient she actually is. Don’t fret fully, although, as a result of Ramirez herself has been hinting for some time towards a compromise.
Numerous reviews have been circulating for two years on Ramirez’s return
For the report @CBS has been nothing however gracious and beneficiant to me. They’re open to Callie coming again! The ball is in @ABCNetwork ‘s courtroom. ✌
— Sara Ramirez (@SaraRamirez) September 26, 2018
Google up the story of Ramirez returning to Gray’s and also you’ll discover dozens of tales since 2017 of she mentioned/community mentioned concerning the return of Dr. Torres. Ramirez has mentioned she needs to return, but mentioned the ball was in ABC’s courtroom. Others have mentioned it’s extra as much as CBS.
Now there appears to be extra definitive information perhaps it actually will occur, together with an Arizona Robbins romantic reunion. In the end, it appears the competitors between networks offers approach to give followers what they actually need to see. Ramirez hinted on Twitter about it probably being a actuality quickly as soon as a deal is reached.
As a multi-talented actress and singer, Ramirez is clearly valued by ABC and CBS, which could contain a tug-of-war over discovering her method again to her TV roots.
In a time when so many actors are generally undervalued, it’s refreshing to see TV networks have to barter once more over utilizing a star on a favourite drama.
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