The Smooth Operators of 'Grey's
Hollywood hottie Patrick
Dempsey is one of the doctors in the house on
ABC's new medical drama, "Grey's Anatomy,"
but he's doing more than just saving lives with
co-star Ellen Pompeo.
"We have a one night stand and then we find
out what each other's names are the following
morning and that's how the show starts,"
Dempsey revealed of their characters.
The medical team, which also co-stars "Sideways"
sensation Sandra Oh, clearly gets to explore their
bedside manner in and out of the hospital. "I
think we're a little bit more 'Sex in the Closet,'
than we are medical," Pompeo admitted. "So
it's a little more fun than your average medical
And co-star Isaiah Washington spilled some secrets
to "Extra," like how his character is
going to hook up with Sandra Oh: "As a matter
of fact, Sandra and I in the next episode, we're
opening upÍ in bed."
But there's also lots of drama as the show's five
interns struggle to become doctors. "It's
viciously competitive," Sandra told us.
So with its sex and scalpel story lines and its
timeslot on Sunday night right after "Desperate
Housewives," "Grey's Anatomy" may
be just what the doctor ordered!