OCCUPATION: Screenwriter, director, producer
NUMBER OF TIME COVERS: 0
PREVIOUS APPEARANCES ON THE TIME 100: 0
PRO: Creator and executive producer of Grey's Anatomy, one of television's highest-rated shows. She is the first African-American woman to create and executive produce a top-10 show.
CON: Similarities between Rhimes' characters and those on the NBC show Scrubs, as well as the utilization of tropes such as main-character narration, have sparked accusations that Rhimes "borrowed" too heavily from the sitcom.
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