ABC sells its Thursday night lineup as TGIT — Thank God It's Thursday. It should be TGFS — Thank God For Shonda.
Duke Symposium to Explore Impact of ‘Scandal’ TV Producer Shonda Rhimes DURHAM, NC - The popular television shows “Grey’s Anatomy,” “Scandal” and “How to Get Away With Murder” that comprise ABC’s Thursday night primetime viewing have become “must-see TV” for millions of Americans. Show More Summary
It seems the world was overdue for a news story that once again makes non-academics snicker at academia, and academia wonder what the hell is wrong with everyone who doesn’t think this stuff is important. As a testament to her enormously...Show More Summary
It’s official: ShondaLand has been deemed worthy of intricate academic study. Duke University has announced a symposium on Jan. 29
With only eight days until new episodes of Grey’s Anatomy begin to air, the show’s creator Shonda Rhimes isn’t going to make Calzona fans particularly happy. Most fans of the show’s lesbian couple are still reeling from their abrupt break-up and now Rhimes indicates that they may consider dating again, but with other people. Show More Summary
How To Get Away With Murder, the suspenseful whodunit, executively produced by TV show-runner Shonda Rhimes, is a bonafide hit. The weekly drama keeps fans coming back with its shockingly murderous plot twists. Its luminous star, Viola...Show More Summary
Someone find Lee Daniels, Kenya Barris, Shonda Rhimes and Jennie Snyder Urman and hug them: their television successes with Empire, Black-ish, How to Get Away with Murder and Jane the Virgin are opening doors for other diverse shows. Give thanks! Read more...
FX has taken one more step toward making Louie C.K. into its own Shonda Rhimes.
So here's the ticket for ABC: popcorn and wine and Shonda Rhimes.
Shonda Rhimes, the woman who has taken Thursday night television by storm, turns 45 years old today. Shonda's shows, "Grey's Anatomy," "Scandal," and "How To Get Away With Murder," challenge traditional ideas of what female (and therefore...Show More Summary
Today is Shonda Rhimes' birthday. The Empress of Shondaland recieved, I'm sure, many wonderful birthday gifts today but I am only interested in one. Kerry Washington has given Shonda some fabulous but mysterious gift which we know because Shonda posted this trolly-ass tweet: Read more...
New York Times TV critic Alessandra Stanley (the same critic who called Shonda Rhimes an “angry black woman”) implied that “Transparent” only did well at the Golden Globes because of political correctness, as if that makes any sense: “The Sony cyberattack revealed that Hollywood isn’t exactly a profile in courage, but it is an industry that rewards politically [...]
In a review of Sunday night's Golden Globe Awards, New York Times critic Alessandra Stanley, the same whose article on Shonda Rhimes caused a rightful shitstorm, made a major error in misgendering the lead character of Amazon's hit series Transparent. Read more...
You go, Shonda! Grey's Anatomy beat out fellow Shonda Rhimes drama Scandal to take the People's Choice Award for Favorite Network TV Drama! Of course, the long-running drama also beat out Chicago Fire, Downton Abbey, and Revenge. Ch-ch-check out the video (above) to see Ellen Pompeo and the rest of the Seattle Grace crew accept the award!
The two are starting 2015 with a Twitter love fest read more
Taylor Swift makes her way out of her Tribeca apartment on Saturday evening (January 3) in New York City. The 25-year-old singer got good use out of her brand new Detective Olivia Benson and Doctor Meredith Grey carrying cases as she brought along her cats. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Taylor Swift The [...]
This new promo for ABC’s Thank God It’s Thursday line up of Shonda Rhimes‘ three hit series sure is capturing our withdrawal very accurately! The clip features How to Get Away with Murder stars Jack Falahee, Matt McGorry, and Aja Naomi King, Scandal‘s Scott Foley and Katie Lowes, and Grey’s Anatomy‘s Sara Ramirez and Kevin [...]
Even though her shows are on hiatus for the winter, they will return on January 29, Shonda Rhimes has spent her holiday accepting awards for her work. The creator of some television’s most popular dramas will be honored by being inducted...Show More Summary
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