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Shonda Rhimes

*Shonda Rhimes is doing the damn thing in Hollywood to max!

The creator of “Grey’s Anatomy” and “Private Practice” has had her 3rd series, “Scandal’” starring Kerry Washington renewed for a second season by ABC.

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“Am super proud to say that @ScandalABC has been picked up for a 2nd season!! Am doing a little dance of joy. Still waiting to hear on PP…,” Rhimes tweeted.

The primetime political soap, which centers on professional crisis “fixer” Olivia Pope (Washington), who has a special relationship with the President of the United States, garnered 6.5 million viewers and a 2.0 rating in the demo in its most recent episode.

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Scandal finishes its seven-episode first season Thursday, May 17.

ABC also renewed “Happy Endings,” “Revenge,” “Castle,” “Modern Family,” “Once Upon a Time,” “The Middle” and Rhimes’ “Grey’s Anatomy” and “Private Practice.”

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