The pilot was in the double episode of Grey's Anatomy titled "The Other Side of This Life", and gave a brief description of the characters in Private Practice.
The cast included Amy Brenneman, Paul Adelstein, Tim Daly, Taye Diggs, Chris Lowell, and Merrin Dungey. and Josh Hopkins also appeared in Private Practice.
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Private Practice also revolves around Addison's co-workers at Seaside Wellness Center, and how they deal with patients and the practice while still finding time to live their everyday lives.
The series was created by Shonda Rhimes, who also serves as executive producer, alongside Betsy Beers, Mark Gordon, Mark Tinker, Craig Turk, and Steve Blackman, who serve as showrunners due to Rhimes's duties on Grey's Anatomy.) would serve as a backdoor pilot for the spinoff.
The backdoor pilot episode features Montgomery on leave from Seattle Grace Hospital, the clinic in Los Angeles is named the Oceanside Wellness Centre., the backdoor pilot of Private Practice aired on ABC.
The 2-hour episode averaged 21 million viewers, 1.9 million more viewers than Grey's Anatomy's third season 19.1 million viewers-per-episode average at the time of its airing. Private Practice films a lot of their exterior shots (as well as some of their outdoor storylines) in Santa Monica, California.
The Oceanside Group building can be found at the corner of 4th and Wilshire in Santa Monica, California.