Olivia Pope is about to meet Annalise Keating. Two of ABC's powerhouse shows "Scandal" and "How to Get Away with Murder" creator are planning a crossover event this season.
The show's creators Shonda Rhimes and Peter Norwalk of "Scandal" and "How To Get Away with Murder" respectively each tweeted a teaser of the script that marks the first time the two shows meet. “People. It’s happening,” Rhimes captioned her post, with both using hashtags, #TGITCrossover and #HowtoGetAwaywithScandal.
People. It's happening. @petenowalk, you ready for this? #TGITCrossover #HowtoGetAwaywithScandal pic.twitter.com/laROhxbeu8— shonda rhimes (@shondarhimes) January 3, 2018
The shows' stars Kerry Washington (Scandal's Olivia Pope) and Viola Davis (HTGAWM's Annalise Keating) got in on the fun by posting tweets on the other's set.
Hey @KerryWashington, guess where I am?! pic.twitter.com/WKKJzrQcJx— Viola Davis (@violadavis) January 3, 2018
According to Norwalk, the entire two hours takes place in the same setting, and [Olivia and Annalise] have that arc over those two hours together.Hey Ms @violadavis ❤️ check it out. This spot look familiar?! Where are you? https://t.co/JFdiCTmbFs pic.twitter.com/OcLdXtS9Nz— kerry washington (@kerrywashington) January 3, 2018
"Scandal" and "How To Get Away with Murder" are part of ABC's Thursday night block of Shondaland programs along with "Gray's Anatomy."