MIPCOM: Shonda Rhimes' 'How to Get Away With Murder' Goes Global
Disney sells the ABC drama to 158 international territories
Disney Media Distribution on Monday confirmed deals for the Shonda Rhimes-produced ABC Studios' drama How to Get Away With Murder, closing licensing deals for the show with networks in 158 territories worldwide.
Financial details of the deals unveiled at MIPCOM weren't disclosed.
Viola Davis stars in How to Get Away With Murder as a criminal law professor who gets entangled in a murder conspiracy with her students.
The series premiered in the U.S. on Sept. 25 to strong ratings. In the live-plus-3 ratings, the ABC drama after fall TV season-premiere week stood as the top freshman performer in the adults 18-49 demographic and boasted the biggest DVR viewership increase in history. The show then got a full-season order.