SHonda Rhimes

New York Times Dubs Shonda Rhimes and Characters the “Angry Black Woman,” Black Twitter Attacks

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Just a month after labeling Mike Brown “no angel,” the New York Times (NYT) continues to offend the Black community. Twitter exploded after Chief TV Critic for the New York Times Alessandra Stanley attempted to review the newest series added to the ABC lineup “How to Get Away With...

Everybody Needs to Watch This Shonda Rhimes Commencement Speech

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Scandal creator Shonda Rhimes may have the magic touch when it comes to penning popular network TV dramas, but giving speeches is a whole different ballgame. “This is weird,” Rhimes admitted during this year’s commencement speech at her alma mater, Dartmouth College. “Twenty-plus-years-ago…I never imagined I’d...

Like a Boss: Shonda Rhimes Signs 8-figure ‘Megadeal’ with ABC + Take A Look At Her New Show

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After an extensive negotiation process, ABC announced that it inked a deal with Scandal showrunner Shonda Rhimes to keep her at the studio through May 2018. The “megadeal” is rumored to be valued at 8-figures, making Rhimes one of the most bankable women in TV....

Shonda Rhimes & Viola Davis Team Up For ‘How to Get Away with Murder’

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Looks like Shonda Rhimes will continue to dominate primetime for years to come. According to The Wrap, the Scandal showrunner is developing a new pilot around Oscar-nominated actress Viola Davis tentatively called, How to Get Away With Murder. Davis will star as Professor Annalise Dewitt,...

Shonda Rhimes Is ‘Kind Of Pissed’ That There Needs To Be A Diversity Award

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Last Saturday, Shonda Rhimes and “Scandal” executive producer Betsy Beers received a  Diversity Award from the Directors Guild of America. But when Rhimes has something on her mind, she isn’t one to bite her tongue about it.  “When I heard I was getting a Diversity Award,...