ABC’s How To Get Away With Murder is coming up on its sixth season. Unfortunately, it will be it’s last. ABC’s How To Get Away With Murder is coming up on its sixth season. Unfortunately, it will be it’s last. Peter Nowalk, the creator of How to Get Away with Murder, came up with a show that has been an anchor for ABC since first premiering in 2014. For Viola Davis, the main protagonist of the series, the show has been able to cement the star’s name in history. She was the first woman color to win an Emmy Award in the Lead Actress in a Drama Series category.
The ending of How to Get Away with Murder will also bring an end to a three-hour Shondaland programming block. This leaves only two Shondaland series on the network. Those shows include Grey’s Anatomy and spinoff Station 19.
How to Get Away With Murder Is On Their Final Season
The new season will follow Davis’s character, Professor Annalise Keating’s class as they make it through their final semester of law school. However, the deception, fear, and guilt that Professor Keating has been facing when it comes to her student will come to ahead.
According to Nowalk, it was a brutal decision to end the series. However, he says that the story wraps up in a way that is clear for everyone. He wants to give each character an ending of their own.
How to Get Away with Murder is a show that keeps up with inclusivity. Especially, when it comes to real life issues. These issues include race, LGBTQ representation, gender inequality, and also sex positivity. The series has been able to take home a slew of awards. They include American Film Institute Award for Television Program of the Year, a GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding Drama Series and an NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Drama Series.
Davis herself has been able to take home not only an Emmy but two SAG Awards. Also, an NAACP Image Award, and a People’s Choice Award.
Season 6 will have 15 episodes and will premiere Thursday, September 26 at 10 PM on ABC.