Tag Archives: Viola Davis

  • ‘How to Get Away With Murder’ Broke DVR Records, Too

    Sep 30, 14 by EURPublisher01 1 Comment


    *In addition to its strong season premiere last Thursday, ABC’s “How to Get Away With Murder” now holds the record for drawing the biggest DVR viewership increase in history, adding 6 million viewers to roughly 14 million from Thursday, according to the Hollywood Reporter. The 6 million is based on Nielsen’s live-plus-3 ratings for premiere […]

  • The Tatum Talks: Why Viola Davis Rocks a Wig on ‘Murder’

    Sep 30, 14 by tatumtalks 16 Comments


    *Shonda Rhimes has done it again!! I am definitely one of the 14 million people that tuned in–excitedly might I add–to the feisty premiere of “How to Get Away With Murder” last week. Rhimes is a master at drawing us in with riveting plots, multi-dimensional characters, and astute writing that keeps you salivating until the next episode, […]

  • Viola Davis Blasts NY Times’ ‘Less Classically Beautiful’ Comment

    Sep 29, 14 by Qwest7 2 Comments


    *In Viola Davis’ eyes, the New York Times does not define beauty. Responding to the publication labeling her as “less classically beautiful” in a recent article, the 49-year-old “How to Get Away With Murder” star expressed her appreciation for the show’s creator, Shonda Rhimes for looking beyond the physical in casting her on the hit […]

  • People Magazine Deletes Then Apologizes for Insensitive Viola Davis Tweet

    Sep 28, 14 by EurPublisher 13 Comments


    *Damn, talk about tweeting gone bad. People Magazine finds itself right where it should be: in deep doo-doo. Thursday night, as we all know, was the debut of Viola Davis‘  “How To Get Away With Murder” and the return of Kerry Washington‘s “Scandal” on ABC. Obviously this was a history making event on several levels: […]

  • ‘Murder’ Ratings Top ABC’s Shondaland Trifecta (Yes, it Beat ‘Scandal’)

    Sep 26, 14 by EURPublisher01 4 Comments


    *The debut of Shonda Rhimes’ new series “How to Get Away With Murder” drew 14 million viewers to become Thursday night’s most-watched scripted series – beating its lead-in “Scandal” by nearly 2 million. This gives ABC its second consecutive day of ratings bliss following Wednesday’s strong debut for “Black-ish.” According to The Hollywood Reporter, ABC […]

  • Kerry And Viola Defend Shonda Against ‘Angry Black Woman’ Label

    Sep 23, 14 by Qwest7 1 Comment


    *The New York Times may have labeled Shonda Rhimes as an “angry black woman,” but that hasn’t stopped cast members from shows she’s created from coming to her defense. Among those speaking out are Kerry Washington, Viola Davis and Chandra Wilson, who each had three other words to describe Rhimes when chatting with The Hollywood Reporter. […]