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SHONDA RHIMES

Showrunner
Founder, Shondaland

"I call it 'The Hum' - the writing flow when you know things are getting good. I love The Hum. I need The Hum."

Shonda Rhimes is the founder of Shondaland, which brings the world Grey’s Anatomy, Scandal, How to Get Away with Murder, the upcoming For the People, and an untitled Grey’s Anatomy spin-off.

 

For her collective works, Rhimes is the recipient of many awards, including a Golden Globe, the Peabody Award, as well as lifetime-achievement awards from the Directors Guild of America, the Writers Guild, and the Producers Guild,among others. She has also been inducted into the National Association of Broadcasters Broadcasting Hall of Fame. Rhimes serves as creative director for Dove’s #RealBeauty campaign. She partnered with Pilot Pen to award the G2 Overachievers Grant to community heroes. In 2015, she released the New York Times best-seller Year of Yes, published by Simon & Schuster. Her Masterclass.com course on TV writing is a top draw. In 2017, Rhimes launched Shondaland.com, a digital storytelling platform.

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GREYS ANATOMY

Recipient of the 2007 Golden Globe Award for Best Drama Television Series and nominated for multiple Emmys, including Outstanding Drama Series, Grey's Anatomy is considered one of the great television shows of our time.

The high-intensity medical drama, follows Meredith Grey (Ellen Pompeo) and the team of doctors at Grey Sloan Memorial who are faced with life-or-death decisions on a daily basis. They seek comfort from one another, and, at times, more than just friendship. Together they discover that neither medicine nor relationships can be defined in black and white.

SCANDAL

Everyone has secrets… and Olivia Pope (Kerry Washington) has dedicated her life to protecting and defending the public images of the nation's elite by keeping those secrets under wraps.

 

Pope's team are at the top of their game when it comes to getting the job done for their clients, but it becomes apparent that these "gladiators in suits," who specialize in fixing the lives of other people, have trouble fixing those closest at hand -- their own. 

HOW TO GET AWAY ...

Murder, deception, fear and guilt are the ties that bind Middelton University Professor Annalise Keating (Viola Davis) to her long-time associates Frank Delfino, Bonnie Winterbottom and her students.

 

But as the group struggles to move on with their lives and focus on their clients, their past continues to haunt them, as Annalise and her inner circle struggle to keep their secrets from getting exposed. Relationships will be fractured, lies will spin out of control, and shocking, new mysteries upend their entire lives.

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