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First footage of Scandal, How to Get Away with Murder crossover revealed

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The highly anticipated crossover between Scandal and How to Get Away with Murder is upon us — and we finally have a first look at what’s in store!

ABC released new details on the meeting between Olivia Pope (Kerry Washington) and Annalise Keating (Viola Davis), including the episodes’ loglines and who will actually be crossing over! (Get more details on the crossover here.)

During the Scandal hour, Davis and Aja Naomi King will make their way over to the political fixer drama, and now we officially know why: “In the midst of moving on from the White House, Olivia gets an unexpected visitor in criminal defense attorney Annalise Keating, who seeks her help in fast-tracking a judicial reform class action to the United States Supreme Court. However, after Olivia’s recent fall from political grace, it’s going to be more challenging than ever to get the support they need.”

Check out a promo below for the Scandal hour, which is called “Allow Me to Reintroduce Myself” and was directed by Tony Goldwyn:

During the How to Get Away with Murder hour of the crossover, titled “Lahey v. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania,” Washington and Cornelius Smith Jr. will appear. Here’s the logline: “As Annalise’s class-action case hangs in the balance, a meeting with the esteemed Washington D.C. fixer, Olivia Pope, proves to be crucial in getting the opportunity to argue her case in the nation’s highest court. Meanwhile, Bonnie discovers concerning information pertaining to Simon that threatens to expose what really happened during [the] night he was shot.” Here’s the promo:

And if that wasn’t enough TGIT goodness for you, here’s a tiny teaser promo:

The Scandal and How to Get Away with Murder crossover will air Thursday, March 1 starting at 9 p.m. ET on ABC. At 8 p.m. ET that same night, Grey’s Anatomy kicks off the TGIT Crossover event by introducing Station 19′s leading lady Jaina Lee Ortiz. Get the scoop here.

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