11 Signs You're Watching a Shonda Rhimes Show
How to Get Away With Murder is the latest hit show in Shonda Rhimes's dramatic primetime empire, and if you watched the first season, it may have felt a little familiar. We love Scandal and Grey's Anatomy — heck, even Private Practice, may it RIP — but there are more than a handful of similarities between the shows. Though Rhimes didn't create How to Get Away With Murder (as she did with the other series), she does serve as an executive producer, and her presence can definitely be felt. Let's take a look at the various Rhimes tropes that can be seen across the board.