2. Station 19
- Network: ABC
- Number of Seasons (as of 2023): 6
- Where to Stream: Hulu
- Cast: Barrett Doss, Merle Dandridge, Jason George, Jay Hayden, Pat Healy, Grey Damon, Boris Kodjoe, Jaina Lee Ortiz, Carlos Miranda, Josh Randall, Danielle Savre, and Stefania Spampinato.
When ABC announced it was going to launch another Grey’s Anatomy spinoff, few expected that spinoff to be a firefighter drama. However, we should have known to never question Shonda Rhimes.
Station 19 follows a group of Seattle firefighters as they navigate through their dangerous and unpredictable jobs, while also dealing with their personal lives and relationships.
What makes Station 19 stand out is its gripping storyline and diverse characters. Each character brings their own unique set of skills, strengths, and vulnerabilities to the table, making for an engaging and dynamic cast. Viewers are able to see the firefighters tackle a wide range of emergency situations, from battling raging fires to rescuing victims from car crashes, all while forming strong bonds and overcoming personal struggles.
Fans of the show have praised its realistic portrayal of the firefighting profession, as well as its exploration of important social issues such as racism, sexism, and mental health. The series also features crossovers with Grey’s Anatomy, further expanding its universe and creating an even more compelling storyline.
Station 19 is a must-watch for anyone who enjoys action-packed dramas with well-developed characters and meaningful themes. It’s especially a must-see if you love Shondaland series!