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Shonda Rhimes

Here's Your First Look At 'How To Get Away With Murder'

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 07.31.2014 | Entertainment

Shonda Rhimes is taking over your Thursday nights. The writer/director/producer already has two fan-favorite shows on ABC with "Scandal" and "Grey'...

Lily Karlin

How 'Crossroads' Proves Teen Girls Have Been Right All Along

HuffingtonPost.com | Lily Karlin | Posted 07.27.2014 | Entertainment

When the much-anticipated Britney Spears film "Crossroads" hit theaters in 2002, I was 11 years old and prepared at any moment to break out into the m...

Portia De Rossi Is Joining 'Scandal' In Secret Arc

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 07.24.2014 | Entertainment

It looks like "Arrested Development" star Portia de Rossi is joining the "Scandal" gang next season. On Wednesday, Ellen DeGeneres tweeted that her...

Is The End Near For 'Scandal'?

The Huffington Post | Jessica Toomer | Posted 07.20.2014 | Entertainment

Ready yourselves, gladiators, this isn't good news. Shonda Rhimes, the mastermind behind shows like "Scandal" and "Grey's Anatomy," just revealed ...

Why This Actress Can't Handle All Those Sex Scenes On 'Scandal'

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 07.17.2014 | Entertainment

Actors Tony Goldwyn and Marin Ireland stopped by HuffPost Live on Tuesday to discuss their new show, "The Divide," and Ireland emphatically revealed s...

Maureen Ryan

'Let's Not Pretend We're There Yet': ABC Tackles TV Diversity

HuffingtonPost.com | Maureen Ryan | Posted 07.15.2014 | Entertainment

For years, television networks have danced around the idea of diversity, but all too often their half-hearted attempts to reflect American society hav...

Columbus Short Opens Up About His 'Scandal' Exit

The Huffington Post | Jessica Toomer | Posted 07.08.2014 | Entertainment

If only Olivia Pope could really handle this situation. Actor Columbus Short won TV viewers' hearts as Kerry Washington's most-loyal gladiator on ...

Do Hashtags Count As Activism?

BuzzFeed | Posted 06.25.2014 | Impact

On June 8, Shonda Rhimes -- producer, writer, and creator of hit TV shows Grey’s Anatomy and Scandal, and executive producer of forthcoming How to G...

Thank You, Shonda Rhimes: Women Can Have it All, But Not at the Same Time

Julissa Bonfante | Posted 08.12.2014 | Women
Julissa Bonfante

It will always be a challenge to strike the right balance -- you are not going to have it all at the same time but you can come up with your own formula for happiness and success. To quote Shonda: "Because that woman is happy. That woman is fulfilled."

Some Real Talk For The Class Of 2014: 'Don't Be An Asshole'

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 06.10.2014 | College

Shonda Rhimes gave a commencement speech at her alma mater Sunday and told graduates to avoid being assholes. Speaking at Dartmouth College's comme...

A Farewell Letter To My Person, Cristina Yang

Karla Kim | Posted 07.15.2014 | Teen
Karla Kim

You were not a minor character, the nurse or a temporary patient with broken English, but a main character. I didn't mind the cheesy voice-overs and the weird sultry theme song. You became the character I intrinsically rooted for.

ABC Adds Some Serious Diversity To Their Fall Primetime Lineup

AP | Posted 05.19.2014 | Black Voices

NEW YORK (AP) — ABC will add a new drama from "Scandal" and "Grey's Anatomy" powerhouse producer Shonda Rhimes to its fall schedule, giving her owne...

Lauren Duca

When Will Diversity Really Happen On TV?

HuffingtonPost.com | Lauren Duca | Posted 04.24.2014 | TV

Debbie Allen remembers the segregated water fountains of the 1960s. Growing up in Texas, life was so difficult, she and her family crossed the border ...

These 'Scandal' Bloopers Will Make Your Day

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 04.18.2014 | TV

Thursday night, April 17, after the explosive "Scandal" Season 3 finale, Jimmy Kimmel sat down with showrunner Shonda Rhimes to give fans a behind-the...

Mellie Grant Is The Unsung Antihero Of ‘Scandal'

Emma Gray | Posted 06.17.2014 | Women
Emma Gray

Mellie may not be a "good" person, but she's a fascinating, hooch and whiskey-guzzling, political badass. The beauty of watching a TV antihero is that while you may not like the fictional first lady, you've probably found yourself cheering her on.

Jimmy Kimmel Is Having A 'Scandal' Season Finale Blowout!

The Huffington Post | BIll Bradley | Posted 04.15.2014 | TV

Jimmy Kimmel has great news for Gladiators! And we're not talking about Laser, Nitro or Gemini! This Thursday, April 17, following the Season 3 fin...

Lupita Nyong'o, Kerry Washington And Me

Camryn Garrett | Posted 06.12.2014 | Teen
Camryn Garrett

When a magazine calls a woman with pale eyes and hair beautiful, I don't have any problem agreeing. They are beautiful. We all are. But what many magazines fail to realize is that there's more than one brand of beauty.

Sound Familiar?

The Huffington Post | Jessica Toomer | Posted 04.15.2014 | TV

We love Shonda Rhimes! She's given us drama in the ER and extramarital affairs in the White House, and she does it in a style that's completely her ow...

Have Scandal and House of Cards Succumbed to Post-Snowden Syndrome?

Lorraine Devon Wilke | Posted 05.25.2014 | Entertainment
Lorraine Devon Wilke

To watch two concurrent, high-profile dramas about the presidency and the government and have both as fixated on the darkest, most vile, unscrupulous, and cynical versions of that place, those jobs, and most of the people populating them, is to reflect a culture at odds with itself. Certainly its government.

Isaiah Washington Says His 'Grey's Anatomy' Return Will 'Blow You Away'

Posted 03.20.2014 | TV

Isaiah Washington will return to "Grey's Anatomy" for one episode, seven years after his controversial exit, and he promises excellent things ahead fo...

Lupita's Time to Shine

Rutendo Nyamuda | Posted 05.04.2014 | Black Voices
Rutendo Nyamuda

Judging from this year's awards season, and every other one really, it's clear that the lack of diversity is still a major issue. The fight, however, is on so many levels.

A "Scandalous" Encounter With the Bible

Rev. Dr. Stephanie Buckhanon Crowder | Posted 05.04.2014 | Religion
Rev. Dr. Stephanie Buckhanon Crowder

Whereas biblical narratives are millennia removed from the 21st century, there is something about the people, stories, and content of the Bible that has current appeal.

'Scandal' Is About To Get A Lot Crazier

Posted 03.04.2014 | TV

How could "Scandal" possibly get any more scandalous? Well, when Shonda Rhimes is in charge, the sky's the limit. "Access Hollywood" caught up with...

13 Reasons I Just Can't Quit 'Grey's Anatomy'

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 02.27.2014 | Women

I have been a loyal follower and die-hard tween fan of "Grey's Anatomy" since it first aired in 2005. Now, as a discerning adult, I've heard and defle...

Viola Davis Joins Forces With Shonda Rhimes

Posted 02.26.2014 | TV

Shonda Rhimes is about to get some help from Academy Award nominee Viola Davis. Deadline reports that Davis has signed on to star in Rhimes' new AB...