How to Get Away with Murder


Shonda Rhimes ditches ABC for Netflix

Grey’s Anatomy creator Shonda Rhimes is bringing her Shondaland production company to Netflix under a multi-year deal to produce new series and other projects. Rhimes’(pictured) range of dramas including Scandal, How to Get Away with Murder and Grey’s Anatomy already stream on Netflix in various regions. The shows also air in the US on ABC […]

In-demand chart: Iberia (November 13-19, 2016)

Perhaps it’s indicative of a wider global narrative, but dystopian drama is the top genre in Iberia. The Walking Dead’s grim survival tale tops the overall charts in Spain and Portugal, while Charlie Brooker’s futuristic anti-fables in Black Mirror are the winning digital originals. The Walking Dead’s status as the most-watched US cable series is […]

A+E, YouTube added to MIPCOM Masterminds

Execs from A+E and YouTube have been added to the roster of Media Mastermind speakers at MIPCOM. Sean Cohan (above left), president, international and digital media, at A+E has been confirmed, as has YouTube’s original programming chief, Susanne Daniels. Ben Silverman, the former Electus and NBC entertainment boss who is now running A+E-backed producer Propagate, […]

Moran takes president role at ABC Studios

Patrick Moran’s rise at ABC Studios has culminated in an official promotion to president of the Disney-ABC Television Group production arm. Ben Sherwood has upped Moran (pictured) to president of ABC Studios following the latter’s work overseeing broadcast series including Scandal, Criminal Minds, How to Get Away with Murder, Quantico and American Crime. He is also […]

Shonda Rhimes centre stage at MIPCOM

US super-producer Shonda Rhimes will be the Personality of the Year at this year’s MIPCOM. Rhimes is currently the most successful producer in US TV and has a slew of network shows among her credits, including Grey’s Anatomy, Scandal, How to Get Away with Murder, and from this year’s ABC line-up, Romeo and Juliet-inspired drama […]

Paul Lee leaving ABC, Dungey steps up

Paul Lee is leaving his role running ABC, with Channing Dungey replacing him at the US broadcast net. Lee’s exit comes after Ben Sherwood (below right) replaced Anne Sweeney at the top of the Disney/ABC Television group. Dungey (left) joined ABC in 2004, having also worked at Warner Bros. and Fox. As EVP, drama development, […]

Netflix buys Jane the Virgin, Black Mirror

Netflix has acquired broadcast shows including The CW’s Jane the Virgin days after the streaming service confirmed it was to finance new episodes of dark British drama anthology Black Mirror. Comedy Jane the Virgin and CBS thriller drama Zoo are from CBS Studios International, while USA Network dystopian future drama Colony comes from Legendary Entertainment. […]

Netflix to Get Away with Murder

Netflix has acquired international rights to Shonda Rhimes’ ABC series How to Get Away with Murder. The US-listed SVOD firm has taking exclusive worldwide streaming rights to the first season of the crime show as broadcast net ABC prepares to launch season two as part of its fall schedule. The show performed well for ABC […]

ABC revives Muppets, okays Rhimes drama

ABC kicked off the 2015-16 Upfronts week by ordering six dramas and three comedies, including a Muppets revival. The network also renewed 22 primetime series, and cancelled four others. The Muppets show is being billed as an aged-up documentary-style series in which the puppet characters’ lives are explored in detail. The comedy comes from Bill […]

Forever endures as ABC takes last Selfie

US broadcast network ABC has given a full season order to supernatural procedural drama Forever, while cancelling freshman comedy Selfie. Forever (pictured), about an immortal New York medical examiner, has not garnered a large number of 18-49 viewers – just a 1.2 rating in its most recent episode – but does score well when DVR […]