The stars of Shonda Rhimes’ hit Thursday night series’, Scandal, How To Get Away With Murder and Grey’s Anatomy, all came together for an awesome photo that celebrates the hugely successful creator and producer.
The photo will appear in Entertainment Weekly, ESSENCE, and PEOPLE, all of whom are are partnering for the first time for a cross-title editorial package.
EW‘s issue will feature a roundtable discussion between Rhimes and her show’s three leading ladies, Ellen Pompeo, Kerry Washington, and Viola Davis. Both EW and ESSENCE will roll out multiple covers featuring various Shondaland cast members, which will be revealed exclusively each Thursday on ABC’s Good Morning America. The covers will begin being revealed on Sept. 3 and will continue a being released up until TGIT premieres on Sept. 24th.
“The powerful collaboration of EW, ESSENCE, and PEOPLE provides an audience reach of more than 116 million to celebrate the TGIT season premieres of the incredibly popular Shondaland programming. Like these three Time Inc. brands, the high-quality storytelling of Shondaland is a cultural force,” said Norman Pearlstine, Chief Content Officer, Time Inc.
Take a look at the fabulous shot and see how many Shondaland stars you can name, along with the magazines’ release schedules, below:
• Entertainment Weekly: Four (4) covers hit newsstands 9/4
• ESSENCE: Six (6) covers hit newsstands 9/10
• PEOPLE: Feature story hits newsstands 9/4
Don’t miss Grey’s Anatomy (8 p.m. ET), Scandal (9 p.m. ET) and How to Get Away With Murder (10 p.m. ET) when they return to ABC on Thursday, Sept. 24th.
Photo Credit: Nino Munoz for Essence/EW/People