Shonda Rhimes’ domination of Thursday nights on ABC will continue for network.
Today ABC announced that it has renewed Grey’s Anatomy for a fourteenth season, Scandal for a seventh season and Howe to Get Away With Murder for a fourth season.
“Grey’s Anatomy, Scandal and How to Get Away with Murder continue to keep viewers on the edge of their seats and wanting more, said ABC Entertainment president Channing Dungey. “I’m thrilled to bring back these shows and the OMG moments that come with them.”
Grey’s Anatomy, Scandal and How to Get Away with Murder have proved to be a stellar combination for the network since the January return of the three shows from Shondaland’s Shonda Rhimes and Betsy Beers. All three shows are produced by ABC Studios.
In its 13th season, Grey’s Anatomy is ABC’s No. 1 show among Adults 18-49, ranking among the Top 10 series on TV and as the No. 3 broadcast drama.
Scandal premiered with its biggest audience in over 14 months and its best young adult number since its midseason return last February – since 11/19/15 and 2/11/16, respectively.
How to Get Away with Murder is the dominant No. 1 drama this season on Thursday at 10:00 p.m. in Adults 18-49. “Murder” came back to its midseason return with new season highs and its best performance in nearly 1 year – since 2/11/16.
**Photo courtesy of ABC/Bryon Cohen**