Credit: Doug Meszler / Splash News Photo: Patrick Dempsey at the Discovery Communications Upfronts in NYC on April 5, 2012

The only thing hotter than a Patrick Dempsey (Derek Shepherd) sighting in New York City, is a scruffy Patrick Dempsey spotting in New York City.

Seen arriving at the Discovery Communications Upfronts yesterday (April 5), the Grey's Anatomy star wore a sexy fitted jacket, a tight black t-shirt, and sported a full head (and face!) of hair.

Could P.Demps be going for this 'lax look now that he's signed on to produce a car-racing documentary for the Velocity channel? C'mon, you know he looks producer-artsy with that grown-out hair and beard. Whatever his intentions are, this on-screen doc is looking fine.

Catch a new episode of Grey’s Anatomy on Thursday, April 12 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on ABC.

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