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Postmortem: How to Get Away with Murder Boss Answers Our Burning Questions

How to Get Away with Murder

[WARNING: The following story contains spoilers about the series premiere of How to Get Away with Murder. Read at your own risk.]

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Fall TV Popularity Contest: Did How to Get Away With Murder Slay You?

How to Get Away with Murder

Was How to Get Away with Murder totally killer? Or DOA?

Now that the third piece of the Shondaland #TGIT puzzle has premiered, we want to know your thoughts — and what you ...
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New Season Review: Going Along With Murder

Viola Davis

If Grey's Anatomy is an oversexed St. Elsewhere, and Scandal a frenzied object lesson on how to put the woo-woo in The West Wing, then the latest Shondaland extravaganza, ABC's juicy legal melodrama How To Get Away With Murder (10/9c), is The Paper Chase on steroids. This instantly addictive thriller appears to have been written on... read more

Fall TV Editors' Picks: See Why You'll Be Addicted to How to Get Away with Murder

Viola Davis

The apple doesn't fall far from the Shondaland tree.

From former Grey's Anatomy and Scandal writer Peter Nowalk comes How to Get Away with Murder, the third piece of ABC's #TGIT lineup and your sure-to-be new obsession. Viola Davis stars as Annalise Keating, an imposing criminal law professor who handpicks students to work at her firm. But things get a tad more complicated ...
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Hey New York Times, Shonda Rhimes Isn't an "Angry Black Woman"

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The New York Times published an essay Friday that begins: "When Shonda Rhimes writes her autobiography it should be called 'How to Get Away With Being an Angry Black Woman.'"

And then it gets worse.

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Viola Davis: Most Roles Offered to Black Actresses Are “Mammy-ish”

Viola Davis

Viola Davis says she's tired of being offered roles that she describes as "downtrodden" or "mammy-ish."

In an interview with The New York Times Magazine, the How to Get Away with Murder star says there simply aren't enough meaty roles being offered to black women in Hollywood — and, she adds, those given to Halle Berry and her Shondaland counterpartScandal's Kerry Washington, don't count.

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Grey's Anatomy's Ellen Pompeo Is Quitting Acting?!

Ellen Pompeo

For Ellen Pompeo, there's really nowhere to go after Grey's Anatomy — at least as far as acting is concerned.

"I definitely don't have a strong desire to act after Grey's," Pompeo said at a BuzzFeed Brews event Wednesday. read more

Ask Matt: The Fall Season, Once Upon a Time, USA Shows, Emmys, Longmire and More

Dominic West, Maura Tierney

Send questions and comments to askmatt@tvguidemagazine.com and follow me on Twitter!

Question: I really enjoy your column and appreciate your insights. You've done well for me over the past few years, suggesting great shows that I really loved including Friday Night Lights, Lost, Mad Men, Breaking Bad, The Good Wife. I even watched the entire series of Fringe on Netflix based upon your recommendation. Now though, nothing looks that great for this coming fall. Can you tell me if there is something coming that is worth adding to my list? — Julie

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VIDEO: Kerry Washington, Ellen Pompeo Welcome Viola Davis to Shondaland

Shonda Rhimes, Kerry Washington, Ellen Pompeo and Viola Davis

Shondaland has a new resident.

This fall, ABC's Thursday night lineup will be all Shonda Rhimes all the time, with Grey's Anatomy and Scandal leading into Rhimes' latest effort, the law school drama How to Get Away with Murder.

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