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How to Watch ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ Season 18 Premiere Coming to Hulu in October

Shonda Rhimes first introduced us to aspiring surgeon Meredith Grey in March of 2005 when the pilot of Grey’s Anatomy premiered. Now — one plane crash, multiple shocking deaths, and a secret baby later — Rhimes’ flagship series is back for its 18th season. And it couldn’t have come sooner.

You’ll recall last season that Meredith spent most of her time in a COVID-19 induced fever dream which saw her reuniting with lost colleagues and former beau “McDreamy.” Though season 17 was filled with its fair share of drama and heavy moments, it ended on a surprisingly upbeat note. The finale fast-forwarded eight months through the COVID-19 pandemic and featured a successful Maggie-Winston wedding (finally), an accepted proposal between Owen and Teddy, and a failed proposal between Link and Amelia. 

But the biggest twist of the season came when a heartbroken Link showed up at Jackson’s door asking to “crash for a bit.” This potential new union has fans divided, but if there’s one thing that everyone can agree on, it’s that we can’t wait to see what happens next. And on Sept. 30, we’ll have our answer.

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How to watch Grey’s Anatomy Season 18 Premiere?

If you don’t have cable and aren’t able to tune into the live premiere of Grey’s Anatomy season 18, fret not. There’s plenty of ways to watch the show without cable. But your best option for watching the premiere without cable is Hulu.

There are two on-demand Hulu plans and the service offers a Live TV option as well. Both on-demand Hulu plans come with a 30-day free trial. You can get the ad-supported plan for $6/mo. and the no-ads plan for $12/mo. If you’re interested in Hulu + Live TV, ad-supported plans for this run for $65/mo. and ad-free will cost you $71/mo. Keep in mind that you can also purchase additional add-ons to upgrade your subscription with a Hulu Live plan as well.


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Can you watch all Grey’s Anatomy seasons on Hulu?

Currently, you can only stream the last five episodes from season 17 on Hulu. So if you’re wanting to binge the entire series, you’ll have to look elsewhere to streamers like Netflix. 

Hulu keeps the most recent episodes of ABC shows on the service for a limited time. Once new episodes air, they’ll remove the older ones from their lineup. Still, Hulu is going to be your best option for streaming Grey’s Anatomy if you’re wanting to keep up with the residents of Sloan Memorial in real-time. 

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