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ABC picks up Shonda Rhimes drama, renews ‘Resurrection’ and ‘Once Upon A Time’

 

ABC has announced it has picked up Shonda Rhimes’ new drama “How to Get Away with Murder” and renewed both Sunday shows, “Resurrection” and “Once Upon a Time.”

In Rhimes’ new legal thriller, Viola Davis stars as Professor Annalise Keating, who teaches a class called “How to Get Away With Murder.” Little does she know that she, along with four of her law students, will have to apply what they've learned into real life.

In addition to Davis, “How to Get Away With Murder” stars Billy Brown, Alfred EnochJack FalaheeKatie Findlay,Aja Naomi KingMatt McGorryKarla SouzaCharlie Weber and Liza Weil.

The series will be written by executive producer Peter Nowalk, with Rhimes and Betsy Beers also serving as executive producers. Rhimes and Beers previously teamed up for “Grey's Anatomy.”

“Resurrection,” starring Omar Epps, was picked up for a second season. “Once Upon a Time,” starring Jennifer Morrison and Ginnifer Goodwin, will be renewed for a fourth season.

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