Ellen Pompeo celebrates new American TV record for primetime medical drama on ...

Ellen Pompeo celebrates new American TV record for primetime medical drama on Jimmy Kimmel Live

By Paul Chavez For Dailymail.com

Published: 08:42 GMT, 1 March 2019 | Updated: 08:42 GMT, 1 March 2019

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Ellen Pompeo celebrated her new TV record Thursday on Jimmy Kimmel Live in Los Angeles.

The 49-year-old Grey's Anatomy star visited the talk show after her ABC show aired its 332nd episode making it the longest-running American primetime medical drama series.

Ellen wearing a black sweater and matching trousers admitted that she's not actually a fan of the TV genre and never watched them.

TV record: Ellen Pompeo visited Jimmy Kimmel Live on Thursday after Grey's Anatomy set a new American TV record for longest running primetime medical drama

TV record: Ellen Pompeo visited Jimmy Kimmel Live on Thursday after Grey's Anatomy set a new American TV record for longest running primetime medical drama

'Medical shows made me too anxious,' she revealed.

Ellen also shared that she hasn't watched all the episodes of her own hit show.

'I would say 60 percent maybe,' she said.

Jimmy noted that his daughter Katie, 28, started watching Grey's Anatomy in her 20s.

Lady in black: The 49-year-old actress wore an all-black outfit to the ABC talk show

Lady in black: The 49-year-old actress wore an all-black outfit to the ABC talk show

Ellen was proud that a younger generation has embraced the show.

'It's crazy and it's also such an amazing blessing,' Ellen said noting that the original cast, pilot and first five seasons 'still hold up'.

The Massachusetts native said that she told Grey's Anatomy creator Shonda

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