‘How to Get Away With Murder’ gears up for mid-season finale

For eight weeks now, “How to Get Away With Murder” (2014-present) has been teasing viewers with the prospect of a major death. In addition to featuring flash forwards to a fire at Annalise’s (Viola Davis) house and a deceased, covered body on a stretcher, the mystery has been promoted with a with a ridiculous hashtag, asking, […]

Olivia Pope saves lackluster second-half of ‘Scandal’ season 5

The fifth season of ABC’s “Scandal” (2012 – present), one of the many brainchildren of creator and executive producer Shonda Rhimes, returned from its midseason hiatus on Feb. 11 with a less than stellar start. Following the promise of the season’s first nine episodes in which issues of abortion, divorce and race politics were tackled […]

New Shondaland drama ‘The Catch’ features plot twists aplenty

Shonda Rhimes does not rest on her laurels. With three-hit series from her production company Shondaland, which is currently dominating Thursday nights on ABC, Rhimes likely keeps fairly busy juggling her various commitments to “Grey’s Anatomy” (2005 — present), “Scandal” (2012 — present) and “How To Get Away With Murder” (2014-present). But with “Murder” currently […]

‘How to Get Away with Murder’ intriguing, inconsistent

The new fall TV show “How to Get Away with Murder” (2014) is another addition to ABC’s Thursday night lineup. The new project of executive producer Shonda Rhimes — the creator of “Scandal” (2012 – present) and “Grey’s Anatomy” (2005 – present) — “How to Get Away with Murder” follows law professor and defense lawyer […]