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The Hollywood Reporter Names the 50 Power Showrunners of 2013

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    Drama
    Betsy Beers Shonda Rhimes - P 2012
    Shonda Rhimes and Betsy Beers
    Grey’s Anatomy, Scandal (ABC)

    Rhimes, 43, and Beers, 55, oversee two of ABC’s most important dramas in veteran Grey’s Anatomy — still the No. 1 scripted drama in the demo after a decade — and the third-year sensation Scandal. The fast-paced political fixer drama starring Emmy nominee Kerry Washington returned to a series high Oct. 3 in total viewers and in the adult 18-to- 49 demographic, up 71 percent year-over-year, turning millions of tweets and strong buzz into a bona fide hit. Scandal is even outpacing lead-in Grey’s, which will bid farewell to original castmember Sandra Oh at season’s end.

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