Comparing Grey's Anatomy, Scandal And How To Get Away With Murder

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With fall comes the best time of the year. The TGIT (Thank God it’s Thursday) trifecta of Grey’s Anatomy, Scandal, and How to Get Away with Murder.

It is by far my favorite night of the week as Grey’s and Scandal are two of my favorite shows. I always say Scandal would be the show I could pick if I was only allowed to watch one show and believe me that’s a big deal because I love my TV.

Just look at the above picture; three diverse, strong, independent women, as the leads of the most popular night of TV.

The superwoman who is the creator, the head writer, and the producer of each of these shows is a big part of why they are so successful. Shonda Rhimes. She is a woman, she is black and she is dominating the white, male dominated TV industry with three hit shows in primetime
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It doesn’t only matter what a woman says and how she performs but what dress she’s wearing, if she looks tired, what her hair looks like, and inevitable what man is standing behind her. This scene was so powerful because as women it is something we are dealing with every day and where some shows would shy away, Shonda brings it to the forefront.

Finishing out the trifecta is How to Get Away with Murder. This is a newer show created by Shonda, only in its second season. Each character in this series is so different, so unique. The show is led by Viola Davis playing Annalise Keating, powerhouse criminal defense attorney, who with Shonda, is changing the face of TV.

Shonda is making us think differently. The “bad” aren’t always bad and the “good” aren’t always good. Sometimes the only person who can save you is yourself, and sometimes you need help. Who are you and who do you want to be. How much is the cost of love. The lessons are endless, important, and flawlessly

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