With Kate Walsh announcing this week that she's leaving "Private Practice"after Season 6, Shonda Rhimes' medical drama may be on its way out. However, if "Private Practice" were to continue without Kate Walsh, it wouldn't be the first time that a TV show stayed on air without one of its stars.
"Private Practice" fans might be able to find hope in the "Grey's Anatomy" spin-off's future by looking at "ER," "The Office" and other notable shows who lost their stars.
Check out our round-up below of TV shows in which star cast members left, but they remained on air:
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