Private Practice is an American medical drama television series which aired how to practice sex ABC from September 26, 2007, to January 22, 2013. On May 11, 2012, Private Practice was renewed for a sixth season.
The sixth season was the only one not to feature Tim Daly and was announced on October 19, 2012, to be the final season. The Wall Street Journal reported that ABC was pursuing a spin-off of Grey’s Anatomy featuring Kate Walsh’s character Addison Montgomery. The backdoor pilot episode features Montgomery on leave from Seattle Grace Hospital, the clinic in Los Angeles is named the Oceanside Wellness Centre. The pilot was in the double episode of Grey’s Anatomy titled “The Other Side of This Life”, and gave a brief description of the characters in Private Practice. The 2-hour episode averaged 21 million viewers, 1. 9 million more viewers than Grey’s Anatomy’s third season 19. 1 million viewers-per-episode average at the time of its airing.
1 in the 9:00 pm and 10:00 pm timeslots. 41 million viewers being the most watched show in its time slot. It was later moved to Thursday at 10:00 pm after Grey’s Anatomy during mid-season 2009, to make room for the return of Lost. ABC gave no reason for this change. Tony Award Winner Idina Menzel appeared in two episodes during the second season.