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[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)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
9/25/14 - ???
STATUS:
currently airing (fall 2014)
TIME SLOT:
thursdays from 10:00 PM-11:00 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (15 episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
full season ordered on 10/9/14
DESCRIPTION:
(from ABC's press release, October 2014) ABC has picked up the new hit comedy "black-ish" and the new hit drama "How to Get Away with Murder," Paul Lee, President, ABC Entertainment Group announced today. "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. "black-ish" opened as the #2 series debut and the #1 comedy debut on television by the same metric. Additionally, "black-ish" had the best-ever viewer retention out of "Modern Family" for any comedy debut. "How to Get Away with Murder" stars Academy-Award Nominee Viola Davis as Professor Annalise Keating, Billy Brown as Nate, Alfred Enoch as Wes Gibbins, Jack Falahee as Connor Walsh, Katie Findlay as Rebecca, 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. "How to Get Away with Murder" is created and executive produced by Pete Nowalk ("Scandal," "Grey's Anatomy"). Shonda Rhimes ("Scandal," "Grey's Anatomy"), Betsy Beers ("Scandal," "Grey's Anatomy") and Bill D'Elia ("Grey's Anatomy," "The West Wing") 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 Seidel
· Charlie Weber as Frank Delgado
· Jack Falahee as Patrick Donahue
· Karla Souza as Laurel Wilding
· Katie Findlay as Rebecca
· Liza Weil as Bonnie Winterbottom
· Matt McGorry as Asher aka Doucheface
· Tom Verica as Tom
· Viola Davis as Annalise Dewitt
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