Shondaland and ABC’s Thursday night lineups had become synonymous with each other for 15 years — but no longer. Shonda Rhimes is bringing Shondaland to Netflix, jumping ship from the Disney-owned television network that housed her beloved, award-winning hits like Grey’s Anatomy, Scandal, and How To Get Away With Murder.
The sudden move to Netflix takes place a week after Disney announced it was pulling its movies from the streaming service. Talk about a scandal.
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In this edition of TV Bits:
- Sleepy Hollow, Timeless, and Last Man Standing have been cancelled
- Scandal is coming to an end after its seventh season
- Amazon and Hulu make some fascinating additions to their rosters
- The LEGO Movie’s Unikitty has officially received an animated spin-off show
- And more!
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Are you a Star Wars fan who also enjoys Shondaland shows like Grey’s Anatomy, Scandal, and How to Get Away With Murder? If you answered yes, then we have some good news for you. If you answered no to the second half of that question, this news is still good, but it may require you to venture outside of your TV comfort zone.
Shonda Rhimes has just announced that ABC’s TGIT line-up, which consists of the three aforementioned series, will debut an “exclusive special look” at Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Read More »
Posted on Friday, October 23rd, 2015 by Angie Han
Earlier this week we learned Cruel Intentions, the greatest love story of our time, was getting a completely unnecessary-sounding TV sequel. Now Romeo and Juliet, the greatest love story of someone else’s time, is following suit. ABC has put into development Still Star-Crossed, based on a 2013 novel that picks up after the events of William Shakespeare‘s teen romance classic.
Which sounds like a terrible idea, given that most of the characters you care about are dead after the events of Romeo and Juliet (400-year-old spoiler alert), but Still Star-Crossed one has one big thing going for it: It’s coming out of ShondaLand, the same watercooler drama factory that gave us Grey’s Anatomy, Scandal, and How to Get Away With Murder. Read about the Romeo and Juliet sequel after the jump. Read More »
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Posted on Thursday, August 25th, 2011 by Angie Han
We’ve been getting flooded with TV news lately, and today’s no exception. So let’s get right to it. Ater the jump, read about:
- Teasers for Season 2 of The Walking Dead
- Grey’s Anatomy creator Shonda Rhimes’ new 19th-century project
- MTV’s decision to have no one at all host the VMAs
- The miraculous resurrection of Fox’s Breaking In
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