When Will ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ Season 18 Be on Hulu and Netflix? Fans Are Itching to Know the Upcoming Release Date

It’s always a beautiful day to watch Grey’s Anatomy, and many fans are gearing up for season 18. But don’t fret if you want to catch new episodes after they air live on TV. So when is the Grey’s Anatomy Season 18 release date on Hulu and Netflix? The upcoming season returns to ABC soon, and cable-cutting viewers won’t have to wait long before the Shondaland series is added to the streaming platforms. 

[Spoiler alert: This article contains spoilers from Grey’s Anatomy Season 18.]

‘Grey’s Anatomy’ Season 18 premiere date and time

Chandra Wilson as Miranda Bailey smiling in ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ Season 18 Episode 3
Chandra Wilson as Miranda Bailey in ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ Season 18 | Eric McCandless/ABC via Getty Images

On Sept. 30, ABC will release the Grey’s Anatomy Season 18 premiere, which will be part of a crossover with Station 19. The firefighter spinoff will kick off the big event at 8 p.m. ET. Then Grey’s Anatomy will continue the drama at 9 p.m. ET.

Moving forward, new episodes of Grey’s Anatomy Season 18 will be released in the Thursday night time slot at 9 p.m. ET on ABC. The complete schedule has yet to be revealed. But hopefully, the medical drama will receive a full season.

‘Grey’s Anatomy’ Season 18 Hulu release date

As always, the Grey’s Anatomy Season 18 release date on Hulu depends on the premiere on ABC. The streaming platform drops new episodes the next day after they air live. So prepare to catch some Grey’s on Friday mornings if you choose to watch via Hulu.

Meanwhile, Hulu confirmed the Grey’s Anatomy Season 18 premiere will be added to the queue on Friday, Oct. 1, along with the Station 19 Season 5 and Big Sky Season 2 premieres. New episodes of ABC shows typically appear by 9 a.m. ET.

When will ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ Season 18 be on Netflix?


‘Grey’s Anatomy’ Spoilers: The Cast Teases What Happens in the Season 18 Premiere

As of this write-up, Grey’s Anatomy fans can watch seasons 1-17 on Netflix. But viewers will have to wait a long time until new episodes from season 18 drop on the streaming giant. The new season will be released on Hulu as it airs live. Then Grey’s Anatomy Season 18 will eventually move to Netflix after the finale.

Previously, new episodes of Grey’s Anatomy were released on Netflix about 30 days following the season finale. The 17th season finale dropped on June 3, 2021. Then Netflix added the season on July 3. So for now, we’ll have to wait for the Grey’s Anatomy Season 18 finale date to predict when the show will end up on Netflix.

Whether you decide to watch Grey’s Anatomy Season 18 on Hulu or Netflix, we’re sure the new cycle will be extraordinary. The network already confirmed the return of Kate Burton as Meredith Grey’s (Ellen Pompeo) mother, Ellis Grey, and Kate Walsh as Addison Montgomery Forbes. So get ready. 

Grey’s Anatomy Season 18 and Station 19 Season 5 air Thursday nights on ABC.