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Private practice

Private Practice is an ABC Network medical drama TV show and spin-off of "Grey's Anatomy", Private Practice was created by Shonda Rhimes.

The cast consisted of Kate Walsh, Tim Daly, Taye Diggs, Paul Adelstein, KaDee Strickland, Amy Brenneman, Audra McDonald, Brian Benben, Caterina Scorsone and Chris Lowell.

The series first aired on September 26, 2007 and lasted until January 22, 2013 after six seasons and 111 episodes.

Plot

Taking place in Los Angeles, California, the show was about Dr. Addison Montgomery leaving Seattle Grace Hospital to join a private practice at the Seaside Wellness Center.

The series also focused on the professional and personal lives of Addison's co-workers at Seaside.

Cast

  • Kate Walsh as Dr. Addison Montgomery
  • Tim Daly as Dr. Pete Wilder (seasons 1-5)
  • Taye Diggs as Dr. Sam Bennett
  • Audra McDonald as Dr. Naomi Bennett (seasons 1-4; guest-starred in season 6)
  • Brian Benben as Dr. Sheldon Wallace
  • KaDee Strickland as Dr. Charlotte King
  • Amy Brenneman as Dr. Violet Turner
  • Paul Adelstein as Dr. Cooper Freedman
  • Caterina Scorsone as Dr. Amelia Shepherd
  • Chris Lowell as William "Dell" Parker (seasons 1-3)
  • Griffin Gluck as Mason Warner (season 6)
  • Benjamin Bratt as Jake Reilly (season 6)

Awards & Nominations

Awards and accolades for Private Practice
Year Award Category Recipients Result
2008 BMI Film & TV Awards BMI TV Music Award Chad Fischer, Tim Bright (won)
NAACP Image Awards Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series Taye Diggs (nominated)
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series Audra McDonald (nominated)
Outstanding Writing in a Drama Series Shonda Rhimes for "In Which We Meet Addison, A Nice Girl From Somewhere Else" (nominated)
People's Choice Award Favorite New TV Drama Private Practice (nominated)
2009 BMI Film & TV Awards BMI TV Music Award Chad Fischer, Tim Bright (won)
NAMIC Vision Award Drama Private Practice (nominated)
NAACP Image Awards Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series Taye Diggs (won)
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series Audra McDonald (nominated)
Hollywood Music in Media Awards Outstanding Music Supervision – TV Alex Pastavas (nominated)
Young Artist Award Best Performance in a TV Series – Guest Starring Young Actor Joey Luthman (won)
2010 NAACP Image Awards Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series Taye Diggs (nominated)
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series Audra McDonald (nominated)
GLAAD Media Awards Outstanding Individual Episode in a series without a regular LGBT character "Homeward Bound" (nominated)
"Wait and See" (nominated)
PRISM Awards Drama Series Multi-Episode Story Line "Contamination"/"What Women Want"/"Yours, Mine and Ours" (nominated)
Young Artist Award Best Performance in a TV Series – Guest Starring Young Actress Emily Evan Rae (nominated)
2011 People's Choice Award Favorite TV Drama Actor Taye Diggs (nominated)
Favorite TV Drama Actress Kate Walsh (nominated)
PRISM Awards Drama Series Multi-Episode Storyline – Mental Health "Did You Hear What Happened to Charlotte King?"/"What Happens Next"/"Can't Find My Way Back Home" (nominated)
Female Performance in a Drama Series Multi-Episode Storyline KaDee Strickland (won)
NAACP Image Awards Outstanding Writing in a Dramatic Series Shonda Rhimes for "Did You Hear What Happened to Charlotte King?" (won)
2012 ALMA Awards Favorite TV Actor Benjamin Bratt (nominated)
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