Shonda Rhimes

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Time's Up's Women of Color Amplify Calls to #MuteRKelly

“We demand appropriate investigations and inquiries into the allegations of R. Kelly’s abuse made by women of color and their families for over two decades now.”

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Shonda Rhimes On How 'Scandal,' Olivia Pope Have Changed Hollywood

“It feels normal and obvious that women of color can lead the shows.”

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Women in Entertainment Industry Say 'Time's Up' for Workplace Sexual Assault

Nearly 300 women in entertainment launched a new coalition to demand equity and an end to sexual violence.

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Shonda Rhimes Says Emmys' Self-Congratulatory Attitude Toward Diversity is 'Embarrassing'

In a new Vanity Fair profile, the Shondaland executive discusses the need to empower artists of color and the launch of her new content platform.

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How We Feel About Shonda Rhimes Leaving ABC for Netflix in 5 Tweets

The announcement comes just a week after ABC Studios parent company Disney said it would pull its shows from the streaming service.

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Shonda Rhimes, Lin-Manuel Miranda Awarded Hollywood Walk of Fame Stars

The Shondaland and “Hamilton” creators will join Taraji P. Henson, Mary J. Blige, Snoop Dogg and more in receiving stars in 2018.

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Shondaland Denizens Fill Twitter With 'Still Star-Crossed' Praise

Fans applauded the “Scandal” creator’s latest series, which imagines the conflict-rich aftermath of Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet,” for its diverse cast.

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Shonda Rhimes is Turning Luvvie Ajayi Book Into a Comedy Series

Rhimes’ Shondaland production company acquired the rights to Ajayi’s book, “I’m Judging You: The Do-Better Manual” and will develop it as a scripted comedy for ABC Studios.

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ABC Developing Comedy From Zainab Johnson, Wanda Sykes

The still-untitled project focuses on a Muslim model forced to move in with her brothers.

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USA Today Gives Major TV Networks Letter Grades for Diversity

ABC scored the highest.

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Petition Created to Fire Jesse Williams for 'Racist Rant'

The creator tagged the petition #AllLivesMatter.

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Michelle Obama's Advice to Men at United State of Women Summit: 'Be Better'

Michelle Obama, Loretta Lynch, Shonda Rimes and many more prominent women spoke at the White House convening.

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WATCH: Michelle Obama's Star-Studded 'The United State of Women' Video

Laverne Cox, Kerry Washington, Oprah and more appear in the video announcing the June 14 The United State of Women Summit.

ICYMI: WATCH Andra Day 'Rise Up' With Powerful 'Black Girls Rock!' Performance

Day performed for the 10th anniversary celebration of youth empowerment non-profit “Black Girls Rock!,” which honored Shonda Rimes and Amandla Stenberg, among others. 

'Finding Your Roots' to Return to PBS Following Dramatic Exit

The show—which was suspended after Henry Louis Gates omitted data that showed Ben Affleck’s relatives owned slaves—will return to your television in January.

Shonda Rhimes Is Sick of Talking About the Diversity in Her Shows

The primetime power player wants the press to question antiquated thinking, not human diversity.

ICYMI: The Worst Point from Deadline's Racist Article

Writer Nellie Andreeva needs a prayer circle.

Shonda Rhimes Says Writing Saved Her Life

While accepting an LGBTQ organization’s award, Rhimes reveals how she dreamed up Shondaland–“a safe space”–as a little girl.

Shonda Rhimes: 'I Haven't Broken Through Any Glass Ceilings'

She spoke at The Hollywood Reporter Women in Hollywood Breakfast this morning.

Gay Sex is Gay Sex and Politically, That Matters

Shonda Rhimes is making history with the gay sex scenes on her shows. We should own it.