Thursday night is Shonda Rhimes’ prime time on ABC. “Scandal”, “Grey’s Anatomy” and “How to Get Away with Murder” are three of Shonda’s shows that will air from 8pm to 11pm every Thursday. And she also renewed her contract with ABC all the way till May 2018.
Shonda Rhimes proved herself a good show runner. “Scandal” and “Grey’s Anatomy” are Shonda's hit shows. Both of these shows are very successful on ABC and the ratings are good. And ABC has been thinking for a long time about extending her contract.
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ABC not only renewed Shonda's shows but also renewed her contract for a long term. ABC booked Shonda Rhimes for four more years. Now the creator of “Scandal” and “Grey’s Anatomy” will work with ABC Studios until May 2018.
Shonda Rhimes signed the new contract deal with ABC on the same day as her new show “How to Get Away with Murder” was announced.
ABC has already unveiled its “2014-2015 schedule”, and it includes her new show “How to Get Away with Murder”. The director of this new series is “Grey’s Anatomy” vet Peter Nowalk while Rhimes is the executive producer.
Now, Thursday is Shonda Rhimes’ day on ABC. All three Shonda series will air every Thursday. Grey’s Anatomy airs on 8PM followed by Scandal on 9PM while the new series “How to Get Away with Murder” will air on 10PM.