Case closed: 'How To Get Away with Murder' season 6 to be its last
MANILA, Philippines – Will they finally get away with murder? Guess fans will have to wait, hope, and see in How To Get Away With Murder's upcoming 6th season, which to many viewers' sadness, will also be the ABC show's last.
HTGAWM's 6th season, which comprises of 15 episodes, will begin airing on September 26. The series is created by Peter Nowalk and Shonda Rimes, the duo behind Scandal and Grey’s Anatomy.
"#HTGAWM has brought us 6 years of twists & turns. Thank you to the cast, crew, and writers for your dedication and passion. Thank you to the fans who have watched every Thursday since the beginning," Rimes shared in a Tweet.
The murder-mystery drama stars the Oscar-winning Viola Davis as Annalise Keating, a criminal defense attorney and law professor who finds herself intertwined in a web of lies, deceit, guilt, and murder alongside her students and employees who assist her at her firm.
The series also stars Billy Brown, Jack Falahee, Aja Naomi King, Matt McGorry, Souza, Charlie Weber, Liza Weil, Conrad Ricamora, Rome Flynn, Amirah Vann and Timothy Hutton.
Since the show first premiered in 2014, it has won the 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' iconic role in HTGAWM also snagged her two SAG awards, a People's Choice Award, and the first Best Lead Actress Emmy Award given to a woman of color.
"Viola Davis made television history with her unforgettable portrayal of iconic female antihero Annalise Keating,” said Karey Burke, president of ABC Entertainment, in a Deadline report.
“I am eternally grateful to her, Pete Nowalk and Shondaland for creating and bringing to life such a smart, sophisticated and groundbreaking series that has long been an integral part of Thursday nights on ABC," Burke added.
The upcoming final season will follow the class' last semester in law school. – Rappler.com