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  1. 'How to Get Away With Murder'? Have funRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2014 | SFGate

    ... law school student Wes Gibbons in the new drama "How to Get Away With Murder." Photo: Nicole Rivelli, ABC / ABC Viola Davis stars as defense attorney Annalise Keating in "How to Get Away With Murder." Photo: Nicole Rivelli, HONS / Associated Press ...

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  2. Great post! The really coolRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2013 | BlogHer

    Alessandra Stanley, the chief television critic for the New York Times, has gotten away with writing an insulting review of the new ABC television show , "How To Get Away With Murder" , aiming her erroneous critique squarely at Shonda Rhimes and Viola Davis, who plays Professor Annalise Keating. The show was created by Peter Nowalk, with Shonda Rhimes on board as the executive producer.

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    Sep 22, 2014 | Albany Times Union

    ... also serving as showrunner. Then, closing out Shonday at 10 p.m., "How To Get Away With Murder" premieres with Viola Davis as a rife-with-mystery criminal lawyer who apparently will do anything to spring her clients and who, as a law professor, ...

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  4. TV review: 'How to Get Away With Murder'? Have funRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2014 | SFGate

    ... law school student Wes Gibbons in the new drama "How to Get Away With Murder." Photo: Nicole Rivelli, ABC / ABC Viola Davis stars as defense attorney Annalise Keating in "How to Get Away With Murder." Photo: Nicole Rivelli, HONS / Associated Press ...

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  5. Spencer content with new TV roleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | Recordpub.com

    ... me to have Halle Berry ask me if I was struggling with it. Billy Bob Thornton asked me if I was struggling and Viola Davis (too). "All of us have big film backgrounds ... because we're so used to having that one bit of material and spending so much ...

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  6. Octavia Spencer: Content with new ensemble TV roleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2014 | Las Cruces Sun-News

    ... me to have Halle Berry ask me if I was struggling with it. Billy Bob Thornton asked me if I was struggling and Viola Davis (too). "All of us have big film backgrounds ... because we're so used to having that one bit of material and spending so much ...

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  7. Viola Davis Heads to TV to represent "a woman of color, of a certain age and a certain hue"Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2014 | Daily Actor

    Viola Davis is a two-time Oscar nominee, but getting those juicy, meaty roles every actress wants hasn't been easy. Sometimes she is fighting for the tiniest of parts.

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  8. Oscar winner Octavia Spencer content that new TV series a Red Band Societya is an ensembleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2014 | 680News

    ... me to have Halle Berry ask me if I was struggling with it. Billy Bob Thornton asked me if I was struggling and Viola Davis (too). "All of us have big film backgrounds because we're so used to having that one bit of material and spending so much time ...

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  9. Shows starring Viola Davis and Octavia Spencer bring diversity to fall TV lineupRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2014 | Cleveland.com

    Annalise Keating (Academy-Award Nominee Viola Davis) is everything you hope your Criminal Law professor will be - brilliant, passionate, creative and charismatic. She's also everything you don't expect - sexy, glamorous, unpredictable and dangerous. ...

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  10. Fall TV: a How to Get Away with Murdera looking to be another hit for Shonda RhimesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2014 | San Bernardino County Sun

    No one knows how to keep a pot boiling better than Shonda Rhimes. The famed showrunner already has two simmering ABC series on Thursday nights - “Grey's Anatomy” and “Scandal.” And they are about to be joined by a third with the provocative title “How to Get Away with Murder.” It stars Oscar-nominated actress Viola Davis as Annalise Keating, a brilliant, successful and tough criminal law professor at a prestigious university who uses her class as something of a “Lord of the Flies” testing ground.

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  11. Fall TV: 'How to Get Away with Murder' looking to be another hit for Shonda RhimesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2014 | Press-Telegram

    ... be joined by a third with the provocative title "How to Get Away with Murder." It stars Oscar-nominated actress Viola Davis as Annalise Keating, a brilliant, successful and tough criminal law professor at a prestigious university who uses her class ...

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  12. Fall TV Obsessions: Viola Davis Will Teach You How to Get Away With MurderRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2014 | E! Online

    ... and slumming it up on TV. No more is that the case, especially for some of the best actresses in Hollywood. Viola Davis is doing it with How to Get Away With Murder and she's injected so much into a project we'd already be all over. How to Get Away ...

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  13. Viola Davis Says Hollywood Gives Her 'Mammy-ish' & Small Roles That Pay LittleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2014 | OhNoTheyDidnt

    New York Times Sunday Magazine by Amy Wallace September 14, 2014 Viola Davis As You've Never Seen Her Before: Leading Lady! "Even when I get the fried-chicken special of the day, I have to dig into it like it's filet mignon," Viola Davis said. She was speaking not of meals, but of roles.

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  14. Viola Davis Laments Hollywood Relegating Black Actresses To Marginalized RolesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2014 | Deadline

    With the record number of 11 acting Emmy nominations for black actors this year , the industry consensus might appear to be that African Americans are making a breakthrough. But for Viola Davis , black actresses are still relegated to marginalized roles with the bulk of offers that have come her way prior to The Help and her leading role on ABC 's upcoming drama series How to Get Away With Murder "When I get the fried chicken special of the day, I have to dig into it like it's filet mignon," says Davis about the roles she's been offered, "A lot of lawyers or doctors who have names but absolutely no lives.

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  15. Jessica Chastain Hollers Back At R29 ReadersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2014 | Refinery 29

    ... and I have been best friends for 10 years; she's like a sister. I just adore Isabelle Huppert. I've worked with Viola Davis on The Help . Once I knew the tragedy of Eleanor, I then just did moment-to-moment work on set." @Refinery29 @jes_chastain ...

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  16. Fall TV premieres: What to watch and what to skipRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2014 | Columbia Spectator

    ... lovable sense of humor. Master writer-producer Shonda Rhimes strikes again with this murder mystery, starring Viola Davis ("Doubt," "The Help") as powerful lawyer and professor Annalise Keating. Keating titles her course in criminal law "How to Get ...

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  17. Viola Davis: 'I don't have Angelina Jolie/Reese Witherspoon power'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2014 | OhNoTheyDidnt

    Viola Davis is sitting on the couch in her airy living room in Granada Hills, California, busily swiping on her iPhone. "Here it is," she says, landing on a photo of a sagging building - her grandparents' house on the Singleton Plantation in St. Matthews, South Carolina, where she and her five siblings were all born.

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  18. TMH's Top Telecasts for Fall 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2014 | Miami Hurricane

    ... from Rhimes's reputation as a consistent source of very successful television dramas. However, the casting of Viola Davis ("The Help") as formidable law professor and Matt McGorry ("Orange Is The New Black") has garnered attention for this legal ...

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  19. Cee Lo Green Cut From Second GigRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2014 | ContactMusic.com

    ... Pitbull has just received a new music video. The... The stars of the upcoming James Brown biopic 'Get On Up', Viola Davis, Nelsan Ellis and Octavia Spencer, talk about the legendary musician alongside artists... Fans of the Oscar-winning 2006 Irish ...

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  20. Cee Lo Green Dropped From Concert Line-up Over Rape TweetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2014 | ContactMusic.com

    ... Pitbull has just received a new music video. The... The stars of the upcoming James Brown biopic 'Get On Up', Viola Davis, Nelsan Ellis and Octavia Spencer, talk about the legendary musician alongside artists... Fans of the Oscar-winning 2006 Irish ...

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