‘Grey’s Anatomy’ Alum T.R. Knight to Recur in ‘The Catch’ Season 2
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‘Grey’s Anatomy’ Alum T.R. Knight to Recur in ‘The Catch’ Season 2

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Over seven years after walking away from Grey's Anatomy, T.R. Knight will make his first return to Shondaland early in 2017!

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The Emmy-nominated actor will play a recurring role in the second season of The Catch, a show executive-produced by his old boss, Grey’s creator Shonda Rhimes.

Showrunner Allan Heinberg tells TVLine this mystery role was “created and written especially” for T.R.

“This has been a thrilling secret to keep!” Shonda says in a statement. “One of my favorite family members is home!”

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The 43-year-old actor seemed just as enthusiastic in his statement. “Working with Shonda, [Shondaland’s] Betsy [Beers], and Allan again fills me with immense joy,” he says. “I am heartened to be returning to Shondaland and excited to work with this exceptional cast.”

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T.R. certainly didn’t speak so highly of Shonda when he left his role as George O'Malley at the end of Grey’s Anatomy’s fifth season, citing a “breakdown of communication” with the uber-producer.

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“My five-year experience proved to me that I could not trust any answer that was given [about George],” he told Entertainment Weekly at the time. “And with respect, I'm going to leave it at that.”

Well… bygones!

The Catch returns to ABC in 2017.