After the departure of Laurence Bennett, the production design team was taken over by Donald Lee Harris, with Amy B.Ancona and Brandee Dell'Aringa joining for ten episodes each.
The season saw numerous cast and crew members receive awards and nominations at ceremonies like the 58th Primetime Emmy Awards and the 64th Golden Globe Awards.Katherine Heigl and Chandra Wilson were the cast members with the most nominations for their portrayals of Izzie Stevens and Miranda Bailey, respectively.Having written three episodes for the first season, Rhimes returned as a writer for five episodes.Parriott, Vernoff, Phelan, Rater, Wilding and Mimi Schmir were the most prominent members of the writing staff, with Parriott, Phelan, Rater, Wilding, Clack writing two episodes and Schmir producing the script for three. worked together for the writing of two episodes, after having written one episode for the series in the past.Parriott, Peter Horton, and Krista Vernoff, who have been in this position since the inception of the series.
Parriott, who also served as an episodic writer, left the series at the conclusion of the season.
The second season of the American television medical drama Grey's Anatomy commenced airing on the American Broadcasting Company (ABC) on September 25, 2005, and concluded on May 15, 2006.
The season was produced by Touchstone Television, in association with Shondaland production company and The Mark Gordon Company, the showrunner being Shonda Rhimes.
Also heavily developed was the story line involving Izzie Stevens' relationship with patient Denny Duquette, which resulted in critical acclaim and positive fan response.
The season kept its original airtime from the previous season, taking over Boston Legal time slot at pm on Sundays, while airing as a lead-out to the already successful ABC series, Desperate Housewives.
"Under Pressure" aired before the twenty-third episode.