Articles about ShondaLand
As Netflix and Amazon continue to flex their financial muscles, battle lines are being drawn between network, cable and digital channels in the fight for top writing talent.
Showrunner extraordinaire Shonda Rhimes walks back through her career, from her start in films to launching Grey’s Anatomy and bringing through new writers at her production label Shondaland.
In the latest example of the trend toward anthology shows, Hannibal’s Bryan Fuller is rebooting NBC’s 1980s series Amazing Stories. Meanwhile, a Belgian scripted format is being adapted for the US and Shondaland is taking a novel to TV.
A Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity panel featuring key figures from ShondaLand — the production stable responsible for such hits as How to Get Away with Murder — provided fascinating insight into what makes the firm’s shows so successful. Andy Fry reports.