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Best Shonda Rhimes thriller: 'Scandal' or 'How to Get Away with Murder'?
A festive crown for the winner
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"Thank God It's Thursday" (TGIT) is back with the midseason premiere of "Scandal" on Thursday, Jan. 28. The political thriller has been shocking fans since 2012, and we're sure the show will go out with a bang this spring. But it's not Shonda Rhimes' only thriller. "How to Get Away with Murder" also returns, and the murder mystery show is still going strong. While "Grey's Anatomy" is TGIF's tearjerker, "Scandal" and "HTGAWM" must duke it out for top thriller one last time. Which show wins? 📺

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Below is the synopsis of "Scandal," per IMDB.

A former White House Communications Director starts her own crisis management firm only to realize her clients are not the only ones with secrets.

Live tweeting and social media users made "Scandal" a mega hit show. With every twist and turn of the last six years—Gladiators have been there in shock and amazement.

The acclaimed political thriller's final season currently holds a 91 percent fresh rating on Rotten Tomatoes. "Scandal" broke a major barrier for Black female leads on TV, and even paved the way for "HTGAWM." And the thriller doesn't seem to be slowing down anytime soon.

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Below is the synopsis of "HTGAWM," per IMDB.

A group of ambitious law students and their brilliant criminal defense professor become involved in a twisted murder plot that promises to change the course of their lives.

It says it all in the name.

"How to Get Away with Murder" was set up to have you guessing, jumping and dropping your mouth in awe. The praised legal thriller debuted in the fall of 2014 while sister series "Scandal" was beginning its fourth season. And yes—the legal thriller adds more murder and mystery than "Scandal."

"Scandal" might be the original, but "HTGAWM" in its current season has a slightly higher fresh rating with 100 percent and audience score of 82 percent on Rotten Tomatoes.

FINAL RESULTS
Entertainment
Best Shonda Rhimes thriller: 'Scandal' or 'How to Get Away with Murder'?
A festive crown for the winner
#TeamScandal
#TeamHTGAWM