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[06/10/15 - 10:45 AM]
ABC Announces Fall Series Premiere Dates for 2015-16 Season
Highlights include the launch of "The Muppets" on Tuesday, September 22.

[05/21/15 - 03:43 PM]
Updated: ABC's 2014-15 Primetime Ratings
ABC further spins the numbers for the season to date.

[05/12/15 - 09:00 AM]
ABC Announces 2015-16 Primetime Schedule
Highlights include a revival of "The Muppets" on Tuesday nights at 8:00/7:00c.

[05/07/15 - 07:25 PM]
ABC Issues Renewals to 22 Primetime Series
"Cristela," "Forever" and "Resurrection" are among the network's few shows not returning next season.

[05/07/15 - 02:24 PM]
ABC Gains Viewers This Season and Is the Only Major Net Up in Adults 18-49
ABC further spins the numbers for the season to date.

[05/06/15 - 10:07 AM]
The Broadcast Television Journalists Association Announces Nominations for the 5th Annual Critics' Choice Television Awards
Said event will be broadcast live on A&E from the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Sunday, May 31 at 8:00/7:00c.

[04/27/15 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Monday, April 27
Updates include: Viola Davis to play Harriet Tubman for HBO; Lifetime to reveal "The Unauthorized Full House Story"; and VH1 tables its revival of "The Osbournes."

[04/08/15 - 10:32 AM]
Season to Date: ABC Series Lead with Upscale Adults 18-49 - #1 Non-Sports - Only Broadcaster Up
ABC further spins the numbers for the season to date.

[03/05/15 - 11:56 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, March 5
Updates include: Rutina Wesley bound for "The Broad Squad" at ABC; Daniel Sharman tapped for "LFE" at CBS; and Matthew Lillard cast in NBC's "Problem Child."

[03/03/15 - 11:07 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, March 3
Updates include: IFC cancels "Garfunkel & Oates"; Jon Foo set as lead in "Rush Hour" at CBS; and Jack Gore is the "Problem Child" at NBC.

[03/02/15 - 10:06 AM]
Live + 7 Day Ratings: ABC's Wednesday Comedies Post Solid Playback Gains
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of February 9-15.

[02/27/15 - 08:46 AM]
Despite Special Competition from the "Murder" Season Finale, "Blacklist" Grows 6% Week to Week
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, February 26.

[02/27/15 - 08:31 AM]
ABC Wins Its 5th Consecutive Thursday Night Among Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, February 26.

[02/26/15 - 11:51 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, February 26
Updates include: ABC gives "How to Get Away with Murder" a second season; Danny Pudi to star in NBC's "Strange Calls"; and The CW eyes a joint spin-off of "Arrow" and "The Flash."

[02/26/15 - 01:41 PM]
ABC's Primetime Grows the Most During the 2015 February Sweep, Winning Monday, Thursday and Friday During the Month in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the February sweeps period.

[02/23/15 - 08:57 AM]
Live + 7 Day Ratings: ABC's "Fresh Off the Boat" Emerges as TV's #3 Sitcom
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of February 2-8.

[02/20/15 - 08:18 AM]
ABC Is No. 1 on Each Thursday of the February Sweep for the First Time in 8 Years
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, February 19.

[02/17/15 - 10:00 AM]
Live + 7 Day Ratings: ABC's TGIT Line-up Returns to Claim 3 of the Week's Top 5 Spots in TV Playback in Adults 18-49
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of January 26-February 1.

[02/13/15 - 08:32 AM]
ABC Wins its 3rd Straight Thursday with the Top 3 TV Shows in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, February 12.

[02/11/15 - 11:04 AM]
ABC's "Fresh Off the Boat" Debuts as Season's #1 New Show with Upscale Adults 18-49
ABC further spins the numbers for the season to date.

[02/06/15 - 08:31 AM]
ABC Wins the First 2 Thursdays of the February Sweep for the First Time in 7 Years
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, February 5.

[01/30/15 - 08:36 AM]
ABC Dominates the First Night of the February Sweep with the Return of TGIT, Scoring its Highest Adult 18-49 Rating Since Season-Premiere Thursday
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, January 29.

[01/20/15 - 10:29 AM]
Live + 7 Day Ratings: ABC's "Revenge" Doubles in Live + 7 Day for the 2nd Time This Season
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of December 29-January 4.

[01/16/15 - 09:59 AM]
Nielsen Study-DVR Beyond 7 Days: Playback Is Increasing in Days 8-28
ABC further spins the numbers for the season to date.

[01/07/15 - 08:32 AM]
"Marvel's Agent Carter" Opens at a 14-Month High in its Time Slot in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 6.

[12/29/14 - 10:03 AM]
Live + 7 Ratings: ABC's "S.H.I.E.L.D." Emerges as Tuesday's #1 Broadcast Series in Adults 18-49, Beating NBC's "The Voice"
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of December 8-14.

[12/22/14 - 11:00 AM]
Live + 7 Ratings: ABC Claims the Week's Top 6 Biggest Broadcast Gainers in Adults 18-49
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of December 1-7.

[12/17/14 - 10:40 AM]
ABC Is Up the Most this Season in Viewers - #1 in Non-Sports Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the season to date.

[12/15/14 - 11:15 PM]
Development Update: Monday, December 15
Updates include: Mo McRae joins the cast of TNT's "Murder in the First"; Arielle Kebbel to recur on HBO's "Ballers"; and Patrick Duffy, Marlene Forte and Tony Plana to visit ABC Family's "The Fosters."

[12/11/14 - 05:38 AM]
Golden Globe Nominations 2015
"Fargo" leads all TV nods with five; followed by "True Detective" with four; and "The Affair," "The Good Wife," "House of Cards," "The Normal Heart," "Olive Kitteridge" and "Orange Is the New Black" with three each.

[12/10/14 - 06:12 AM]
Nominations Announced for the 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards(R)
The 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards(R) will be simulcast live nationally on TNT and TBS on Sunday, January 25 from the Los Angeles Shrine Exposition Center.

[12/08/14 - 10:17 AM]
Live + 7 Ratings: ABC's "Modern Family" Is the Week's #1 Biggest Broadcast Gainer in TV Playback in Adults 18-49
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of November 17-23.

[12/03/14 - 02:48 PM]
ABC Grows on 5 Nights in Fall 2014 - More Returning Shows Up Than Any Net
ABC further spins the numbers for the season to date.

[12/03/14 - 10:58 AM]
ABC Airs 5 of the Top 20 Non-Sports TV Shows in Adults 18-49 with The "Dancing" Finale Beating "The Voice" as the No. 1 Unscripted Series
ABC spins the numbers for the week of November 24-30.

[12/01/14 - 02:05 PM]
ABC Is Up in November with Viewers and the Only Net Steady in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the November sweeps period to date.

[11/24/14 - 10:24 AM]
Live + 7 Ratings: ABC Claims 3 of the Week's Top 5 Biggest Broadcast Gainers in Adults 18-49
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of November 3-9.

[11/21/14 - 08:27 AM]
ABC Wins All 4 November Sweep Thursdays for the First Time in Over 23 Years
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, November 20.

[11/19/14 - 10:30 AM]
ABC Announces Premiere Dates for "American Crime" and "Secrets and Lies"
In addition, the two-hour season finale of the hit ABC drama "How to Get Away with Murder" will air on Thursday, February 26.

[11/19/14 - 10:16 AM]
Season to Date ABC Is the Only Net Up in Adults 18-49 and Gains the Most Viewers
ABC further spins the numbers for the season to date.

[11/17/14 - 10:35 AM]
Live + 7 Ratings: ABC Airs 5 of the Top 10 Biggest Gainers - More Than Any Net
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of October 27-November 2.

[11/14/14 - 08:21 AM]
ABC Wins 3rd Straight Thursday of the November Sweep in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, November 13.

[11/13/14 - 07:11 AM]
Betty Who to Make Award Show Debut on Logo TV's 2014 "New Now Next Awards" Live from Miami on Sunday, December 7 at 8PM ET/PT
The special will also feature appearances from Laverne Cox, Charli XCX, Meghan Trainor, Nick Jonas, A Great Big World, Tyler Oakley and Lance Bass.

[11/11/14 - 09:34 AM]
ABC Earns Season Highs with Its Most-Watched Non-Oscar Week in 1 Year
ABC spins the numbers for the week of November 3-9.

[11/10/14 - 01:26 PM]
With Live +7-Day Lift, CBS Wins Week Five in Adults 18-49 Outright Against Five Games of the World Series
CBS further spins the numbers for the week of October 20-26.

[11/10/14 - 11:00 AM]
Live + 7 Ratings: ABC's "SHIELD," "Castle," "Last Man Standing," "Resurrection" and "Revenge" All Deliver Playback Highs
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of October 20-26.

[11/07/14 - 08:21 AM]
ABC Wins 2nd Straight Thursday - Up Year to Year and Week to Week
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, November 6.

[11/06/14 - 01:21 PM]
Social: With Over 5.3M Tweets, ABC Is the Most-Social Broadcast Net in Prime this Season
ABC's "Scandal" is the season's most-social broadcast series, with an average of 346,609 tweets per episode.

[11/05/14 - 02:17 PM]
ABC Announces Premiere Dates for "Galavant" and "Marvel's Agent Carter"
Plus: 2015 return dates for "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.," "Once Upon a Time," "Grey's Anatomy," "Scandal" and "How to Get Away with Murder."

[11/05/14 - 10:48 AM]
ABC Airs Season's Top Entertainment Series - "Murder" and "Scandal" the Top 2 Dramas on Broadcast TV
ABC spins the numbers for the season to date.

[11/04/14 - 11:38 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, November 4
Updates include: Jon Lovett brings "Anthem" to Showtime; ABC eyes drama based on Ingrid Thoft's Fina Ludlow book series; and Sheldon Turner, Tommy Schlamme team for FOX's "Dirty Deeds."

[11/04/14 - 09:58 AM]
ABC Airs 5 of the Top 10 Non-Sports Broadcast Shows in Adults 18-49, Including the Top 3 Dramas and the Top 2 Freshman Series
ABC spins the numbers for the week of October 27-November 2.

[11/03/14 - 10:57 AM]
Live + 7 Ratings: ABC's "Forever" Spikes 82% and "How to Get Away with Murder" Soars 79% to Score Their Biggest-Ever Percentage Gains in TV Playback
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of October 13-19.

[10/31/14 - 08:12 AM]
ABC Beats CBS' Thursday Night Premieres to Win the Opening Night Of the November Sweep for the 2nd Straight Year in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 30.

[10/29/14 - 02:59 PM]
ABC Announces November 2014 Sweeps Programming
The Alphabet details its programming highlights for the coming month (SPOILERS!).

[10/29/14 - 10:23 AM]
ABC Leads Season in Non-Sports Adults 18-49 with Top Dramas, #1 New Show and #1 New Comedy
ABC further spins the numbers for the season to date.

[10/28/14 - 10:25 AM]
ABC Airs 7 of the Week's Top 20 Non-Sports TV Shows in Adults 18-49 with the Top 2 Broadcast Dramas, the No. 1 Freshman Series and the No. 1 New Comedy
ABC spins the numbers for the week of October 20-26.

[10/27/14 - 11:26 AM]
"NCIS" Surpasses "Sunday Night Football" as the Most-Watched Broadcast in Week Three with Live +7-Day Lift
CBS further spins the numbers for the week of October 6-12.

[10/27/14 - 10:31 AM]
Live + 7 Ratings: ABC's "How to Get Away with Murder" and "Modern Family" Share the Week's Top Spot in Playback Gains
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of October 6-12.

[10/24/14 - 08:19 AM]
ABC More Than Doubles Its Nearest Non-Sports Competition on Thursday
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 23.

[10/22/14 - 11:14 AM]
ABC Grows Year to Year in Total Viewers and Holds Steady in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the weeks of September 22-October 19.

[10/21/14 - 10:43 AM]
ABC Ranks No. 1 in the Non-Sports Adult 18-49 Averages, Delivering 6 of the Week's Top 20 TV Programs - The Most for Any Net
ABC spins the numbers for the week of October 13-19.

[10/20/14 - 11:06 AM]
Live + 7 Ratings: ABC's "How to Get Away with Murder" Is the Week's #1 Biggest Gainer in TV Playback in Adults 18-49
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of September 29-October 5.

[10/17/14 - 08:28 AM]
ABC Dominates Non-Sports Thursday Competition - Up for the 4th Straight Week Year to Year
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 16.

[10/14/14 - 01:05 PM]
ABC Airs 5 of the Week's Top 10 Broadcast Entertainment Shows in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of October 6-12.

[10/11/14 - 10:59 AM]
Restated Nielsen Data: ABC Premiere Week Highlights
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of September 22-28.

[10/10/14 - 08:51 AM]
"Bad Judge" Is the First Among Five Debuting Comedies on the Big 4 This Season to Maintain 100% of Its Debut Rating in Week Two
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 9.

[10/10/14 - 08:28 AM]
ABC Is Up Year to Year for the 3rd Straight Thursday with the Night's Top 3 Series
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 9.

[10/09/14 - 04:31 PM]
ABC Announces Full Season Orders for "black-ish" and "How to Get Away with Murder"
"How to Get Away with Murder" was television's top series debut of the season and the biggest 10 p.m. drama debut in two years in Adults 18-49.

[10/07/14 - 10:47 AM]
ABC Leads Its 2nd Straight Week in Nielsen's Non-Sports Adult 18-49 Averages
ABC spins the numbers for the week of September 29-October 5.

[10/07/14 - 08:29 AM]
Live + 3: Week 2 of ABC's "How to Get Away with Murder" Earns Bigger Playback Lifts Than Its Debut
ABC further spins the numbers for Thursday, October 2.

[10/03/14 - 09:21 AM]
Live + 3: ABC Claims the Top Shows on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday and the Top 3 Dramas on Sunday
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of September 22-28.

[10/03/14 - 08:22 AM]
ABC Dominates Its Non-Sports Competition on Thursday Night
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 2.

[10/01/14 - 07:45 AM]
ABC Ranks #1 with Upscale Adults 18-49 During Premiere Week
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of September 22-28.

[09/30/14 - 10:45 AM]
ABC Wins Premiere Week in Non-Sports Adults 18-49 with 6 of the Top 15 Shows
ABC spins the numbers for the week of September 22-28.

[09/30/14 - 09:53 AM]
Live+3: ABC's "How to Get Away With Murder" Marks Largest-Ever L+3 Viewer Lift of Any Telecast on Any Network
ABC further spins the numbers for Thursday, September 25.

[09/26/14 - 08:46 AM]
"Parenthood" Equals Its Highest 18-49 Rating Since October 3, 2013
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, September 25.

[09/26/14 - 08:28 AM]
ABC's New Thursday Night Opens Big - 5 Year High
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, September 25.

[09/22/14 - 01:16 PM]
ABC Hosts Their Very First Live Tweepstakes on Thursday, September 25
25 lucky winners will receive their very own #TGIT Survival Kit that includes exclusive "Grey's Anatomy," "Scandal" and "How to Get Away with Murder" content!

[08/11/14 - 11:39 PM]
Development Update: Monday, August 11
Updates include: Ed Harris is latest bound for HBO's "Westworld"; Patti LaBelle to guest on FX's "American Horror Story: Freak Show"; and Michael Rady to visit The CW's "Jane the Virgin."

[08/07/14 - 11:42 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, August 7
Updates include: Christopher Menaul to helm National Geographic Channel's "Killing Jesus"; "Arrow's" Robert Knepper to visit The CW's "The Flash"; and CBS gives early pilot order to "Austen's Razor."

[07/15/14 - 10:04 AM]
ABC Announces Fall Series Premiere Dates for the 2014-2015 Season
"Forever" will be kicking off premiere week with two new episodes on Monday, September 22, and Tuesday, September 23.

[05/14/14 - 11:32 AM]
Nine New Shows Ordered from ABC Studios for the 2014-15 Season
Highlights include the external sale of newcomer "Red Band Society" to FOX.

[05/13/14 - 11:03 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, May 13
Updates include: CBS's "The Odd Couple" to recast two roles; AMC selects quintet for annual series "bake-off"; and Ilene Chaiken tapped as showrunner of FOX's "Empire."

[05/13/14 - 01:04 PM]
Video: Trailers for ABC's New 2014-15 Primetime Series
Get your first look at "American Crime," "Fresh Off the Boat," "Galavant," "Secrets & Lies," "The Whispers" and more!

[05/13/14 - 08:46 AM]
Video: Clips of ABC's New Fall Series
Get your first look at "Black-ish," "Cristela," "Forever," "How to Get Away with Murder," "Manhattan Love Story" and "Selfie."

[05/13/14 - 08:45 AM]
ABC Unveils 2014-15 Primetime Schedule
Among the changes: "Grey's Anatomy" and "Scandal" slide back an hour to make room for "How to Get Away with Murder."

[05/08/14 - 07:10 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, May 8 - Three Dramas, Two Comedies Kick Off ABC's Series Orders
Dramas "American Crime," "How to Get Away with Murder" and "The Whispers" are on tap, as are comedies "Black-ish" and "Galavant."

[03/25/14 - 10:36 PM]
2014 ABC Program Development Guide - Drama Series
ABC details its 12 drama pilots under consideration for next season.

[03/10/14 - 11:18 PM]
Development Update: Monday, March 10
Updates include: James Roday to star in "Good Session" at CBS; Mary Elizabeth Winstead to get "Exposed" at ABC; and Josh Duhamel to topline "Battle Creek" for CBS.

[03/02/14 - 11:15 PM]
Development Update: Weekend of March 1-2
Updates include: Rich Sommer set for "Good Session" at CBS; Billy Brown, Katie Findlay added to ABC's "How to Get Away with Murder"; and Aimee Garcia, Shanley Caswell board CBS's "Red Zone."

[02/27/14 - 11:33 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, February 27
Updates include: Gina Rodriguez is "Jane the Virgin" for The CW; Tommy Dewey to lead "Mission Control" for NBC; and Joe Pantoliano to spend "More Time with Family" over at CBS.

[02/25/14 - 11:54 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, February 25
Updates include: Matthew Perry's "The Odd Couple" gets pilot order at CBS; Viola Davis to lead "How to Get Away with Murder" at ABC; and Ashley Judd set for "Salvation" at NBC.

[02/24/14 - 11:47 PM]
Development Update: Monday, February 24
Updates include: Tim Daly marries "Madam Secretary" at CBS; FOX gives off-cycle pilot order to "Home"; and Lily Rabe nabs female lead on ABC's "The Visitors."

[02/12/14 - 11:31 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, February 12
Updates include: Cristin Milioti is the first to board NBC's "A to Z"; FOX gives series order to Will Forte's "Last Man on Earth"; and Jonathan Ryland is NBC's "Lifesaver."

[02/06/14 - 11:37 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, February 6
Updates include: Jay Baruchel to be FX's "Man Seeking Woman"; Peter Facinelli tapped as lead in NBC's "Odyssey"; and Zachary Knighton is one of FOX's "Weird Loners."

[01/31/14 - 11:42 PM]
Development Update: Friday, January 31
Updates include: David Schwimmer to get "Irreversible" at ABC; Grace Gummer boards "Extant" at CBS; and Matt McGorry is the first cast on ABC's "How to Get Away with Murder."

[12/19/13 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, December 19
Updates include: ABC greenlights pair of drama pilots; Disney-ABC Domestic Television cancels "Katie"; and David Mamet to bring "7 Deadly Sins" to FOX.

[08/19/13 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Monday, August 19
Updates include: Sarah Clarke joins AMC's "Line of Sight"; NickMom extends "Instant Mom" by seven episodes; and Demi Lovato near deal for six-episode arc on FOX's "Glee."







HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER (ABC)
Returns Thursday, September 24
BROADCAST HISTORY:
9/25/14 - ???
STATUS:
returning this fall (yet to premiere)
TIME SLOT:
thursdays from 10:00 PM-11:00 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
2 (??? episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
renewed through the 2015-16 season (the show's second) on 2/26/15
DESCRIPTION:
(from ABC's press release, May 2015) They say the first year of law school is the hardest. After taking Professor Annalise Keating's (Viola Davis) class at Middleton University in "How to Get Away with Murder," the Keating 5 were pushed to their limits as their values, convictions, dreams and even truths about themselves were revealed to be as dark as the law and justice system they're trying to learn. Following the aftermath of the murder mystery cover up that Wes Gibbins, Connor Walsh, Michaela Pratt and Laurel Castillo were involved in, they each fear the worst when Rebecca Sutter escapes from under their watch. Unbeknownst to them, she is found dead by Annalise and her trusted associate Frank Delfino, creating an entirely new murder and undoubtedly, a new web of lies and suspects. "How to Get Away with Murder" stars Oscar(R) nominee Viola Davis as Professor Annalise Keating, Billy Brown as Detective Nate Lahey, Alfred Enoch as Wes Gibbins, Jack Falahee as Connor Walsh, Aja Naomi King as Michaela Pratt, Matt McGorry as Asher Millstone, Karla Souza as Laurel Castillo, Charlie Weber as Frank Delfino and Liza Weil as Bonnie Winterbottom. The series was created and executive-produced by Peter Nowalk ("Scandal," "Grey's Anatomy"). Shonda Rhimes ("Scandal," "Grey's Anatomy"), Betsy Beers ("Scandal," "Grey's Anatomy") and Bill D'Elia ("The Crazy Ones," "Boston Legal") also serve as executive producers. "How to Get Away with Murder" is produced by ABC Studios.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Aja Naomi King as Michaela Pratt
· Alfred Enoch as Wes Gibbins
· Billy Brown as Nate Lahey
· Charlie Weber as Frank Delfino
· Jack Falahee as Connor Walsh
· Karla Souza as Laurel Castillo
· Katie Findlay as Rebecca Sutter
· Liza Weil as Bonnie Winterbottom
· Matt McGorry as Asher Millstone
· Viola Davis as Annalise Keating
CREW INFORMATION:
· Betsy Beers as EP
· Michael Offer as DIR (Pilot)
· Peter Nowalk as CRTR/EP
· Shonda Rhimes as EP
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· ABC Studios
· Shondaland Productions