Grab The Wine! ‘Scandal’ And ‘HTGAWM’ Are Crossing Over

The TGIT crossover you’ ve been waiting for? It’ s dealt with.  

The ABC series’ “ Scandal ” and “ How To Get Away With Homicide , ” both executive made by Shonda Rhimes, are set to all terain sometime this season, Deadline solely reports.  

The twisty politics drama starring Kerry Washington can be midway through its final operate, while  “ HTGAWM” wrapped the first batch of Season four episodes in November. Both air flow on Thursday nights alongside “ Grey’ s Anatomy” (another Rhimes hit) as part of ABC’ s must-watch #TGIT lineup.  

It’ ersus unclear exactly how the two universes may overlap, considering “ Scandal” happens in Washington, while “ HTGAWM” is based in Philadelphia. This will be the very first time any of the shows under the Shondaland coverage will have crossed over, excluding “ Grey’ s Anatomy” and its spin-off “ Private Practice.  

Rhimes and “ HTGAWM” creator Pete Nowalk confirmed the news on social media marketing by revealing an excerpt from your episode’ s script that uncovers just how Olivia Pope (Washington) plus Annalise Keating (Viola Davis) satisfy.  

Nowalk furthermore told Deadline that the show will air a few episodes prior to the series finale of “ Scandal. ”

Washington started the rumours when she shared a photo associated with herself from what looks like the particular court room set of “ HTGAWM” with the caption, “ Hey Ms  @violadavis   ❤ ️ check it out. This spot appearance familiar?! Where are you? ”

Davis responded in type with an Instagram of herself sitting down in the Oval Office from “ Scandal” with an expression that essentially sums up how TV fans everywhere feel about this news.  

“ Hey  @KerryWashington , guess where I am?! ” the girl wrote alongside the photo.  

A post shared by Viola Davis (@violadavis) upon

All we need will be someone to be struck by a dropping icicle or board a ferry and wind up at Seattle Elegance Mercy West, so we can have a real #TGIT trifecta.

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