Tag: Shonda Rhimes

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Reduced Season: “Scandal” Gets Fewer Episodes

ABC has reduced the number of episodes of “Scandal” this season from its originally planned order. The Shonda Rhimes-produced drama will only get 18 episodes instead of the originally planned 22. While ABC wouldn’t disclose a reason for its decision, ...
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Kerry Washington: Responds To Emmy Nomination

It’s a good time to be actress Kerry Washington. The star of the hit ABC drama “Scandal” just received a Primetime Emmy Award nomination for her role as Olivia Pope on the political-themed drama. Washington is nominated for Lead Actress ...
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Dr. Duty: “Grey’s Anatomy” Stars Get Promotion

Gaius Charles and Jerrika Hinton were among the actors with recurring roles on ABC’s drama “Grey’s Anatomy” who were just promoted to series regular. Charles and Hinton, along with Camilla Luddington and Tessa Ferrer, have become series regulars as “Grey’s ...
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Renewed: “Scandal” Gets Third Season

Good news for fans of ABC’s hit drama “Scandal.” The Shonda Rhimes-produced series has been renewed for a third season by ABC. The show, which stars Kerry Washington as Washington, DC public relations guru Olivia Pope, averaged about 7.4 million ...
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What The Huck: “Scandal” Under Attack

It’s the must-see primetime drama on television and now it’s under attack by the Parents Television Council. The PTC has berated ABC for the torture scenes in last week’s episode of “Scandal” that the group believes confirms how broken the ...
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She’s Back: Audra McDonald Returning To “Private Practice”

Good news for fans of the Shonda Rhimes-produced ABC drama “Private Practice.” Tony Award-winning actress Audra McDonald will return to reprise her role as Dr. Naomi Bennett for the series finale. McDonald’s character is the ex-wife of Sam (played by Taye ...
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Scandal: ABC Orders More Episodes

Good news for ABC’s hit drama “Scandal.” The Shonda Rhimes-produced series just received a full-season order from ABC. The show, which stars Kerry Washington as Washington, DC public relations guru Olivia Pope, will see its sophomore season grow from its ...
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Shutting Its Doors: ABC’s “Private Practice” Ending

“Grey’s Anatomy” spin-off — and one of my favorite shows — “Private Practice” will end for good when the series concludes its 13-episode run at the end of this season. The show’s creator, celebrated writer/producer Shonda Rhimes revealed the news ...
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Just Hitched: “Private Practice” Star Audra McDonald Gets Married

Former “Private Practice” star Audra McDonald got married this weekend to Broadway star Will Swenson. McDonald, a five-time Tony Award winner, wore an Esosa dress during the wedding ceremony that took play at their home in Croton-on-Hudson, New York. The ...