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Shonda Rhimes Becomes The Third Black Woman To Join The Television Hall of Fame

Prolific TV producer Shonda Rhimes recently joined Oprah Winfrey and singer Diahann Carroll,  in the TV Hall of Fame. By virtue of  this she becomes the third black woman to be inducted into the TV hall of fame.

Shonda will be inducted formally at a ceremony on the 15th of November at the Academy’s Saban Media Center Vanity Fair reports.

Shonda alongside the original cast of Saturday Night Live, writer and producer John Wells and comedian Joan Rivers will also be inducted.

TV Academy Chairman and CEO Hayma Washington when speaking about the latest inductees said:

“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.”

Congratulations Shonda Rhimes.

 

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