Private Practice Seasons
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The second season of Private Practice premiered on October 1, 2008 and concluded on April 30, 2009. It was broadcast on ABC on Wednesdays nights at 9 PM until the tenth episode, and moved to Thursday nights at 10 PM as of the eleventh episode. The season consists of 22 episodes.


Addison Forbes Montgomery is a renowned surgeon. Having left behind Seattle Grace Hospital, a broken marriage with Derek "McDreamy" Shepherd, and her torn relationship with Mark "McSteamy" Sloan, Addison moves to Los Angeles for sunnier weather and happier possibilities. For Addison, an old friend's invitation brings her to a new city and a new life full of promise. At Oceanside Wellness Group, the doctors are dedicated pros; it's their private lives that need a little practice.


  • Addison discovers that the practice is in financial trouble. She and Sam relieve Naomi of her administrative duties and take the lead, which angers Naomi.
  • After Addison decides to put the fourth floor of the practice for lease, Charlotte leases it and starts a rival practice, Pacific Wellcare Center.
  • Cooper tries to build a secret relationship with Charlotte, even though she prefers to keep it sex only
  • Archer Montgomery, Addison's brother, is hired at Pacific Wellcare and begins a sexual relationship with Naomi.
  • Meg Porter, an old flame of Pete, comes to Los Angeles.
  • Addison begins a relationship with a police officer, Kevin Nelson.
  • Dell is tired of being taken for granted and quits his job.


Main CastEdit

Special Guest StarsEdit

Recurring Guest StarsEdit

Prominent Guest StarsEdit

Recurring Co-StarsEdit

Notes and TriviaEdit

  • ABC officially renewed Private Practice for a second season on February 11, 2008.


DVD ReleaseEdit

The "Private Practice: The Complete Second Season" boxset was released in region 1 on September 15, 2009 by ABC Studios. On March 1, 2010 and November 2, 2009, the DVD was released in regions 2 and 4 respectively. The run time of the DVD is 946 minutes.

Set DetailsEdit

The boxset contains the 22 episodes of the season, with two extended. The DVD box contains 6 discs. Other set details are:

  • English (Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround)
  • 1.78:1 aspect ratio
  • Subtitles: English, French, and Spanish

Special FeaturesEdit

Additional to the episodes, the season 2 DVD set also contains a couple of special features:


Cast Promotional PhotosEdit