How to Get Away with Murder is Beating Scandal in the RatingsHillary Crosley Coker10/29/14 3:20pm7313EditPromoteDismissUndismissHideGo to permalink How to Get Away with Murder is beating Scandal and Kerry Washington's quivering bottom lip in ratings. ABC's Shondaland strategy — diverse casts, inappropriate husbands (with dick pics!), confused faces (Wes, he never knows what's going on!) and good wigs (Viola, we see you!) — is working.