Exciting news, Grey's Anatomy fans! The Season 9 premiere (Season 9, Episode 1: "Going Going Gone") won't air until September 27, 2012, but according to showrunner Shonda Rhimes, the episode is locked and ready to go.

"GA 901 Season Premiere is locked, y'all," Shonda tweeted late on friday, August 17. "Am pretty proud of the work everyone did. SEASON 9: we still bring our A game!"

It sounds like Grey's is ready to hit the ground running. Maybe the next promo will include some new footage from the episode...

Grey’s Anatomy Season 9 will premiere on Thursday, September 27 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on ABC.

Source: @shondarhimes

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