It is reported that a decision has been made on whether Katherine Heigl will continue to star in 'Grey's Anatomy'.

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The Hollywood Reporter quotes unnamed sources as saying that US TV network ABC has picked up its option on Heigl's contract, meaning she will return as Doctor Izzie Stevens.

The star had said publicly that she wanted to continue working on the series.

It has also been reported that Heigl's co-star, TR Knight, will not be returning next season.

The final episode of this season's 'Grey's Anatomy' will be shown on RTÉ Two next Monday, 22 June, at 9.30pm.