Shonda Rhimes Headed to Netlfix

Shonda Rhimes is leaving ABC. The television producer of shows such as Grey’s Anatomy, Scandal and How to Get Away with Murder will be developing new shows exclusively for Netflix.

Rhimes and Betsy Beers’ Shondaland will move from an affiliation with ABC Studios to Netflix.

Rhimes said in a statement:

She was looking for an “opportunity to build a vibrant new storytelling home for writers with the unique creative freedom and instantaneous global reach provided by Netflix’s singular sense of innovation.” Adding “the future of Shondaland at Netflix has limitless possibilities.”

Rhimes’ existing hit shows will continue to air on ABC. Terms of the multi-year deal were not disclosed.

 

 

 

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