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Shonda Rhimes' Scandal Renewed For Season Two! But What About GCB?

SCANDAL, TONY GOLDWYN, KERRY WASHINGTON ABC/DANNY FELD

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?

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"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)

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