Shonda Rhimes signed a “a multi-year deal to produce new series and other projects” with Netflix, Variety reports, which ends her 15-year long run with ABC.
Shonda Rhimes, a woman with an indestructible ability to make zippy, soapy television, is bringing her special touch to yet another show —a Grey’s Anatomy spin-off featuring the firefighters of Seattle.
MANHATTAN—On Tuesday night, more than 1,000 people attended a star-studded gala celebrating Planned Parenthood’s Centennial Anniversary, which honored Hillary Clinton and producer Shonda Rhimes for their work advancing the rights and representation of women’s reproductive freedom.
On Thursday, Scandal will air its 100th episode. To commemorate this television feat, the cast and show creators sat down for an oral history of the show that had us all drinking red wine out of enormous glasses, eating popcorn for dinner and lusting after $10,00 white trench coats for the past five years.
Scandal has always felt like a (more) outrageous version of actual Washington politics on some level—the show is, after all, based on the real-life D.C. fixer Judy Smith. But like other politically-based TV series, it’s now directly and indirectly feeding off the energy of a bizarre election year that’s since become…
Scandal returned last night and with all the talk of how closely the series has predicted and mirrored reality, we had to expect the worst.
Shonda Rhimes’ unrelenting grip on your Thursday evening is back tonight with the premiere of the 6th season of Scandal and the mid-season return of Grey’s Anatomy and How to Get Away With Murder.
The storylines on Scandal have been strangely prescient, in the weird way that film and TV tend to mirror and predict real-life events because life is just an endless programming loop with only so many ideas to go around. To that end, Kerry Washington and Shonda Rhimes have both commented on Scandal’s eerie likeness…
On January 20th, despite everyone’s best efforts, Donald Trump will be sworn in as president of the United States. On January 19th, the last day we have in this country with Obama as President, Scandal, Grey’s Anatomy and How To Get Away With Murder were set to return with brand-new episodes. Now that date has been…
We’re entering the Scandal universe for its sixth season and things look... just as insane as they’ve always been. Olivia and company won’t officially be back until January 19, but you might as well prepare yourself now.
A petition to get Jesse Williams fired from Grey’s Anatomy is circulating and is just over 4,500 signatures right now. The comments from its supporters are mostly about reverse racism.
Variety has done the stats on the new scripted TV shows signed to the Fall 2016-2017 season at ABC, CBS, NBC, Fox and the CW, and the landscape is looking all too familiar: 90% white, and 80% male. The publication writes:
In today’s Tweet Beat, Bill Clinton runs wild on Snapchat, Shonda Rhimes is a superhero and Kat Dennings has an interesting perspective on bears.
Last month, Sara Ramirez sent her fans into a tizzy when she tweeted something vaguely resembling a farewell to Grey’s Anatomy, where she has been a principal character since the show’s third season. As it turns out, the concern was justified. On May 20, Ramirez announced her departure on Instagram, just a few days…
On Thursday night, Sara Ramirez tweeted an ambiguous message implying that her days playing Callie Torres on Grey’s Anatomy are numbered.
In today’s Tweet Beat, Steve Martin has done it all, Natasha Lyonne, like you I, does not understand Snapchat and Shonda Rhimes goes in.
Kerry Washington has signed an overall deal with ABC Studios, hopefully joining her boss Shonda Rhimes in churning out hit shows for the network.
One month ago, executive producer Shonda Rhimes starred in a campaign ad for Hillary Clinton together with Shondaland stars Kerry Washington (Scandal), Ellen Pompeo (Grey’s Anatomy), and Viola Davis (How to Get Away With Murder). Now cast members of Scandal will appear at a Washington D.C. fundraiser for the…
When the first promo for ABC’s The Catch was first released almost a year ago, the latest addition to Shondaland’s TGIT lineup looked a little different. The lead was still Mireille Enos as Alice, an investigator who gets conned by her fiancé Benjamin, but the fiancé wasn’t Peter Krause; he was played by Damon Dayoub.…