Shonda Rhimes and Viola Davis Teach ‘How To Get Away With Murder’ (TRAILER)


Thursday nights on ABC will be all Shonda Rhimes, all the time next fall! The Mouse House picked up Rhimes' latest soapy concoction, How To Get Away With Murder, starring Oscar nominee Viola Davis.

The series will inherit the plum 10 pm EST timeslot on Thursday nights, with Grey's Anatomy and Scandal both being moved up an hour to accommodate. 

Murder focuses on Annalise Keating (Davis), a professor who teams up with four law students to solve a complicated crime. Watch the trailer below!

PC #73: Once Upon a Walking Dead


On today's Pop Confidential podcast Jamey Giddens, Luke Kerr, Jillian Bowe and Melodie Aikels dish the latest pop culture, TV and film headlines, include:

David Letterman announced his retirement from The Late Show. CBS chose Stephen Colbert to fill Letterman's shoes. Can Colbert succeed without his faux conservative character?

Scandal and Grey's Anatomy creator Shonda Rhimes will be interviewed on Jimmy Kimmel Live and Melodie can't wait.

Luke and Melodie dish Once Upon a Time's latest episode and The Walking Dead's season finale. Mad Men returns on AMC. Les Moonves earns a heft paycheck.

Jamey doesn't get the reaction he expects when he brings up Syfy's new space opera Expanse.

Jillian wishes she could have attended Coachella.

The PC crew wraps up by talking about Non-Stop, Divergent, Captain America: The Winter Soldier and The Grand Budapest Hotel.

All this and much more on today's Pop Confidential podcast!












Grey’s Ellen Pompeo Talks Isaiah Washington and Katherine Heigl Exits and More


It only took 200 episodes for series star Ellen Pompeo to start spilling the IV fluid about what really went down on the set of ABC's hit medical soap Grey's Anatomy. In an interview with the New York Post, TV's Dr. Meredith Grey revealed, among other things, ex-castmate Isaiah Washington was originally set to play Derek "Dr. McDreamy" Shepherd.

“You know they wanted Isaiah Washington to be my boyfriend,” Pompeo says, calling from her home a few days later. “Shonda really wanted to put a black man in the mix. I didn’t think they were really going to put an interracial couple on the show and I didn’t want him. It was too close to home.”