TGIT fans rejoice! Shonda Rhimes has confirmed reports of a crossover episode of “How To Get Away With Murder” and “Scandal.” The television producer tweeted a photo of the episode’s script Wednesday, Jan. 3 tagging HTGAWM creator Peter Nowalk. It followed teases from Viola Davis and Kerry Washington.
— shonda rhimes (@shondarhimes) January 3, 2018
Rumblings of a crossover started when Washington posted an image of herself as Olivia Pope in the Philadelphia courthouse frequented by Davis’ Annalise Keating.
— kerry washington (@kerrywashington) January 3, 2018
Half an hour later, Davis posted a photo of her as Annalise in the fictional Oval Office.
— Viola Davis (@violadavis) January 3, 2018
This marks the first crossover episode in the history of ABC’s TGIT, or “Thank God It’s Thursday” lineup, which also includes “Grey’s Anatomy.” Time was ticking on Annalise and Oliva to appear in the same setting, as “Scandal” is set to wrap up it’s seventh and final season this year.
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Although an airdate for the episode has not been revealed, fans have been bursting with excitement.
— Kalen Allen (@TheKalenAllen) January 3, 2018
I am not ready. I’m finally catching up on HTGAWM as we speak. pic.twitter.com/VeGm6Pu6bw
— Tyrell Mann-Barnes (@MannBarnes) January 3, 2018
i’m shaking!!!! WEVE BEEN ASKING FOR THIS FOR SUCH A LONG TIME 😩😭👏🏽 We’re going all out with the popcorn, wine, and vodka!!
— George Adames-Diaz (@GAdamesDiaz) January 3, 2018
Me after the episode airs. pic.twitter.com/UZVHm0m0Wa
— Hi, I’m Juu.👋🏽 (@JulianDionG) January 3, 2018
— Kayla Marie (@Maria_Giesela) January 3, 2018
omggggggggggggg whattttttt pic.twitter.com/DeZ3udOjM3
— Fatou✨ (@NoImRuthie) January 3, 2018