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  • 'How to Get Away With Murder' keeps spotlight on Viola Davis

    'How to Get Away With Murder' keeps spotlight on Viola Davis
    Many things have changed about television lately, but murder still makes the world go 'round. An astonishing variety of characters, environments and scenarios can be wrapped around the sturdy framework of a crime/legal procedural and coaxed into bloom....
  • Killer Start Thursday for ABC's 'How to Get Away With Murder'

    Thursday was a very big night for Shonda Rhimes and ABC, with the latest show executive produced by the "Grey's Anatomy" and "Scandal" creator -- "How to Get Away With Murder" -- opening with the largest young-adult audience for any new series this fall....
  • TV ratings: 'How to Get Away with Murder' premiere kills for ABC

    TV ratings: 'How to Get Away with Murder' premiere kills for ABC
    ABC's Thursday night block of Shonda Rhimes shows is off to a strong start in the ratings, according to early numbers from Nielsen. "How to Get Away With Murder," the new legal thriller starring Viola Davis, made off with an impressive 14 million...
  • People magazine retracts 'stupid & insensitive' Viola Davis tweet

    The editors at People magazine might be vetting their Twitter feed a little more carefully after a Viola Davis tweet Thursday night touched off an uproar. The magazine apologized after sending out a live tweet during the premiere telecast of ABC's...
  • Viola Davis tackles lead in Rhimes' 'How to Get Away with Murder'

    LOS ANGELES There's no big mystery as to why two-time Academy Award nominee Viola Davis signed on to star in the new ABC drama from producer Shonda Rhimes, "How to Get Away with Murder." It was killer material. "I wanted to have a character that kind of...
  • Around the remote: Television picks for Sept. 21-27

    DON'T MISS: "Gotham" The new TV season revs up in earnest this week and no freshman series arrives lathered in more hype than this fun, visually gorgeous Batman-origin story. It delivers viewers to a grimy, corrupt city where a rookie cop (Ben McKenzie)...
  • TV picks for the week of Sept. 21-27

    Now we're talkin' well, watchin' (please don't talk unless there's a commercial on). The broadcast networks' primetime season kicks off with enough new and returning programming to choke your DVR. Here's what caught my eye this week: Sunday: "Madam...
  • 'Big Bang Theory,' 'Voice' open season

    If you’ve missed favorite TV series, many return this week with new episodes. Here are some highlights as the 2014-15 season begins Monday: 1. “The Big Bang Theory,” 8 p.m. Monday, CBS The eighth season of TV’s most popular...
  • Shondaland Casts Preview 'Thank God It's Thursday' Premieres

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Shondaland fans aren't the only ones excited for the premieres of the Thursday night dramas. The casts of "Grey's Anatomy," "Scandal" and upcoming legal thriller "How to Get Away with Murder" took to the carpet Saturday at the...
  • 'How To Get Away With Murder' Cast Talks About Joining 'TGIT' in Shondaland

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - In Shondaland, the population keeps growing. The "How To Get Away With Murder" cast joined the actors from executive producer Shonda Rhimes' two other ABC shows -- medical drama "Grey's Anatomy" and political-twisting...
  • Fall TV season brings a new-found commitment to diversity

    In 2008, when America's broadcast networks unveiled their new TV schedules, only one show was anchored by a minority and he was a black cartoon character voiced by a white actor. Six years later, prime time is undergoing a big, multicultural change. When...