Shonda Rhimes Is Being Honored In The TV Hall Of Fame
Shonda Rhimes is about to join Oprah Winfrey and actress Diahann Carroll as the only black women to ever be inducted since the Hall of Fame which launched in 1984. We know Rhimes as the creator of some very iconic TV including “Scandal,” “Grey’s Anatomy,” and “How To Get Away With Murder.” She is set to be inducted into the TV Hall of Fame on November 15. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
Chairman and CEO of the Television Academy, Hayma Washington, announced the honorees through a statement that said: ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
“All of these individuals are innovators who have shaped television and left an indelible mark on the medium and our culture. We are honored to welcome the latest group of distinguished individuals and look forward to showcasing their impacts for future generations.” ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
Rhimes will be honored along with other the inductees for the night which include John Wells, Joan Rivers and Roy Christopher. The original cast of Saturday Night Live is also going to be inducted and includes Dan Aykroyd, John Belushi, Chevy Chase, Jane Curtin, Garrett Morris, Laraine Newman, and Gilda Radner.