On May 10, ABC announced that How to Get Away with Murder had been renewed for Season 6. The respective tweet has appeared on the official Twitter page of the show. However, no specific release date for the next season has been announced as of yet. Nonetheless, for you, the devoted fans of the legal drama series, it's clear that HTGAWM would return for another round this fall. According to ABC, in Season 6, you should get answers to all the questions about the current, fifth season, which concluded with a cliffhanger.
Despite the fact that the viewing audience of the show decreased about five times compared to the pilot episode, How to Get Away with Murder still remains the No. 1 program in Thursday's 10 o'clock hour among Adults 18-34 and Women 18-34, according to the official data provided by ABC.
Therefore, nothing is surprising in that the alphabet network opted to pick up the legal drama for another round. The current season premiere has garnered about three million viewers (2.93 | -26.03%) with a key demo/share 0.8/4 (-24.76%) among adults (P18-49).
As we have mentioned above, the viewership of HTGAWM is gradually decreasing. Yet, as for the reception, which the current, fifth season, has received from critics and viewers, the only thing we can say is the universal acclaim.
On Rotten Tomatoes, How to Get Away with Murder Season 5 holds a score of 7.67/10 and a 100% approval rating from critics, while the viewers have rated the current installment of the legal drama at 4.5/5, and have given a 95% approval rating. That's why ABC appreciates HTGAWM so much.
In addition, ABC has noted that HTGAWM is a kind of show which combine a diverse cast featuring characters of different races, backgrounds and sexual orientation. Besides, Over the course of the last five rounds, the show managed to receive numerous awards.
How to Get Away with Murder Season 6 Release Date
How to Get Away with Murder Season 6 is yet to be announced. Though, in the official announcement of renewal, ABC has hinted that we would be able to find all the clues to the fifth season mysteries in the upcoming Season 6, which is set to premiere this fall.
If we take a look at the current schedule of HTGAWM, we could discover that all the previous seasons of the series have kicked off in September. Looks like that ABC is not going to change anything in the network's schedule and thereby How to Get Away with Murder will return for Season 6 in September 2019.
In any case, we are looking forward to the official news from ABC to specify the exact release date. As soon as the network publishes such data, we will update this page. So guys, stay tuned for updates. We will keep you informed.
How to Get Away with Murder Season Summary
The story focuses on Annalise Keating, a witty, sexy, and charismatic professor of defense law, who teaches a class called How to Get Away With Murder. She also serves as a criminal defense attorney. Annalise assembled a group of gifted students whom she considers the smartest and talented to assist in her business, working along with her employees.
However, over the course of the work, the students and Annalise herself faced with various mysteries and challenges that could be overcome not by the all of them. Each such case may affect Annalise's and her students' lives.