Scandal

Taking on the Unsightly and the Unseen: On Shonda Rhimes and Her Response to ‘Gay Scenes’ Criticism

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“Ask your dad what he thinks about How to Get Away with Murder,” my mom told me with a chuckle after Sunday dinner. Ok? I asked him and his response was pretty pat and non-committal. “It’s ok. Too much going on. All those flashbacks. Kinda...

Shonda Rhimes Covers The Hollywood Reporter and Talks ‘Angry Black Woman’ and Her Place in Hollywood

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The mighty and powerful Shonda Rhimes appeared on cover of The Hollywood Reporter looking every bit of fantastic, fabulous and ready to continue taking on the world. Rhimes gave a powerful interview, covering a myriad of topics, including the New York Times article the whole...

How to Get Away With … Sex

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Fall TV lineup rewrites acceptable nations of black womanhood Mammy and Sapphire characters are gone with the wind, and Black women on TV have finally arrived. Scandal, Being Mary Jane, and now How to Get Away with Murder are television dramas featuring Black women protagonists at the top of...

People Magazine Deletes Offensive Tweets About Viola Davis And Scandal

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People Magazine, along with millions of viewers nationwide, live tweeted through the season premiere of Scandal Thursday night and stuck around to catch the series premiere of Shonda Rhimes’ newest primetime show, How To Get Away With Murder starring Oscar nominee Viola Davis. A Jezebel...

5 Reasons We are Excited About the Return of Scandal

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Oh Scandal, how we’ve missed you. Thursday nights just haven’t been the same since we saw Olivia Pope abandon her post as Head Gladiator in Charge, send Fitz’s call to voicemail and jet off to No-Man’s Land with Jake by her side. There are a...