Its official, the entire Thursday night line up (TGIT), from the prolific super producer, Shonda Rhimes, will be back for another season. The President of ABC, Channing Dungey, announced early renewals for How to Get Away With Murder, Scandal, Grey’s Anatomy, Black-ish, America’s Funniest Home Videos, The Bachelor, Dancing With the Stars, Fresh Off the Boat, The Goldbergs, Grey’s Anatomy, Agents of SHIELD, The Middle, Modern Family, Once Upon a Time, Shark Tank and Quantico.

“We’re very proud of our strong roster of performers, and we’re excited about what they will bring us creatively next season.” – Channing Dungey, President, ABC

Rhimes currently has 3 shows on the air (Grey’s Anatomy, How to Get Away with Murder, Scandal), and later this month (March, 24th), she will introduce a 4th show titled The Catch.

The Catch, is a new drama about a fraud investigator who is naturally suspicious of everyone, but loses everything when her fiancé turns out to be a crook after the money she’s made.

Over the past few weeks, ABC’s shows have tackled everything from police brutality to the criminal-justice system. Week after week, ABC’s ratings and its social media reach have proved that people embrace its shows because of their subject matter and diversity.



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