The hit ABC medical drama has been renewed for Season 18, according to Deadline.
Thankfully for fans, Ellen Pompeo has inked a new deal to remain on the top-rated medical drama for another year.
The future has been in doubt for the series as negotiations continued, but with it emerging that the upcoming season finale would be written to function as a potential series-ender, fans have wondered whether the was near.
There was a longstanding deal between Pompeo and creator Shonda Rhimes to end the series when Ellen exits.
Pompeo's new deal is for one year, meaning that Season 18 could be the end unless an extension or a new deal is made down the line.
Fellow original stars Chandra Wilson and James Pickens have closed new deals to return.
It was recently revealed that Jessie Williams is bowing out of his Jackson Avery role after 12 seasons.