Shonda Rhimes continues at ABC, the station announcing the renewal of new seasons for “How to Get Away with Murder”, Grey’s Anatomy and its recent spin-off, Station 19.
Grey’s Anatomy continues its supremacy as the longest-running drama, ABC renewing it for two seasons, namely 16 and 17. The production team of the two related projects will continue to be Krista Vernoff as showrunner / executive producer . It is also noted that actors Chris Carmack (aka Dr. Atticus Lincoln), Jake Borelli (aka Levi Schmitt) and Greg Germann (aka Dr. Thomas Koracick) were promoted from recurring to regular series for season 16. The decision comes as a result of naming them fan favorites.
Medical drama is not just the veteran of the post, but also one of the best performers in ratings, with a loyal audience and an international distribution of the project that brings back much of the investment of ABC studios. With an average of 3.6 million viewers on the demographic segment of 18-49, weekly Gray’s reaches a total audience of 10 million.
Station 19 is on the payroll of Krista Vernoff, which will be an executive producer and showrunner for the Grays Anatomy spin-off, a project whose revival helped in 2017. Krista will replace Stacy McKee.
It has not reached the same figures for the same time as the parent series, but Station 19 has achieved the performance of maintaining a weekly audience of 7.43 million viewers.
How to Get Away with Murder a new season also received the legal drama led by Viola Davis, the project thus reaching Season 6. For the moment, the number of ordered episodes is unknown, especially since in recent days there have been rumors that season 6 will be the final one, a small number of episodes.