Basic info and cast
How to Get Away with Murder is a very popular American crime and legal drama television series that is currently airing on the ABC channel in the United States. The drama series was created by Peter Nowalk who also serves as executive producer on the series together with Shonda Rhimes, Betsy Beers and Bill D’Elia. The series is produced for ABC by ShondaLand in association with ABC Studios and NoWalk Entertainment. Season 1 of How to Get Away with Murder debuted on the ABC channel on September 25, 2014.
The storyline revolves around Annalise Keating (played by Viola Davis), a successful criminal defense attorney and a law professor at Middleton University. Five of her students also work as interns at her law firm. The show also stars Billy Brown, Alfred Enoch, Jack Falahee, Katie Findlay, Aja Naomi King, Matt McGorry, Karla Souza and Charlie Weber.
Critical response and renewal hopes
Season 2 of How to Get Away with Murder premiered on the ABC channel in the US on Thursday, September 24, 2015 at 10pm ET/PT and for now it is set to consist of 15 episodes, like the debut season. The first season of How to Get Away with Murder was the ratings’ hit for ABC, having averaged 9.76 million viewers per episode. Just a few episodes into the current second season, the series is averaging 7.5 million viewers, which is a 23% decline when compared season-to-season. Despite the slight drop in the ratings, the series has enjoyed praise from critics and has multiple nominations and awards under its belt, including a 2015 Golden Globe Award for the show’s star Viola Davis in the category Best Actress in a Television Series – Drama. We hope that this gripping crime drama gets picked up for another run. Since there have been no statements yet from ABC about the fate of a third season, check back with us for the latest news, or subscribe to our notifications and get the premiere date of How to Get Away with Murder season 3 automatically sent to your inbox as soon as it is announced.
UPDATED December 18, 2015: Not to worry – your favorite law students are not done yet. They are just taking an extended holiday break. The mid-season finale of How to Get Away with Murder was broadcast on the ABC channel on November 19th, and the series is scheduled to return with all new episodes on Thursday, February 11, 2016. The network is yet to determine the fate of the next chapter while the ratings of the critically acclaimed series are slightly down. Subscribe to our notifications and get an automated reminder of the release date of new episodes sent to your inbox one day in advance.
UPDATED March 4, 2016: ABC Entertainment has decided to shake things up a little this year, and after reshuffling some of its top management, the network yesterday announced a slew of early renewals for more than a dozen of its current highly-rated television shows. A critics’ darling, How to Get Away with Murder has been officially picked up for another round. Nominated for multiple awards and currently holding an average score of 8.2 out of 10 on IMDb, the crime drama series has nonetheless exhibited a significant decline in the ratings in its current chapter – with a 6.5 million average viewership, the show is down by more than 30%. Sign up for our updates and we will notify you via email when the release date of How to Get Away with Murder season 3 is scheduled.
UPDATED June 30, 2016: ABC took its time in shaping its 2016-17 fall premiere schedule before the eager fans have finally had a chance to have a glimpse at what awaits them. The striking legal and criminal drama How to Get Away with Murder is scheduled to present its third season on Thursday, September 22, 2016 at 10pm, immediately preceded by the series premiere of legal drama Notorious. There are many significant cliffhangers that are awaiting resolution, and we are expecting the tightly-packed, fast-paced season 3 to keep the viewers glued to their screens. Sign up for our automatic updates and receive a reminder of the premiere date of How to Get Away with Murder season 3 one day in advance.