Shonda Rhimes is one step closer to owning ABC.
The Grey's Anatomy and Private Practice creator just shared some good news with her Twitter followers: her freshman political drama Scandal has been picked up for second season by ABC.
Yay for more fast-talking, scandalous goodness from Kerry Washington & Co.! So what did Rhimes have to say about the news? And what did she share about one of her other fan favorite shows? Plus, what decision did ABC make about GCB?
"Am super proud to say that @ScandalABC has been picked up for a 2nd season!! Am doing a little dance of joy. Still waiting to hear on PP...," Rhimes tweeted. (In case you aren't in the know, PP stands for Private Practice. Duh-doy!)
The political soap, which centers on professional crisis "fixer" Olivia Pope (Washington), who has a special relationship with the President of the United States (no big deal!), garnered 6.5 million viewers and a 2.0 rating in the demo in its most recent episode. Scandal finishes its seven-episode first season Thursday, May 17.
Everything's bigger in Texas...except GCB's chances at a second season as sources confirm to us that the Leslie Bibb and Kristin Chenoweth-led dramedy series, which is kind of like Desperate Housewives' sassy Sotuerh cousin, has been canceled by ABC.
ABC recently renewed Happy Endings, Revenge, Castle, Modern Family, Once Upon a Time, The Middle and Rhimes' O.G. show Grey's.
(Originally published on Friday, May 11 at 4:14 p.m. PT)