“Deciding to end This kind of series was a brutal decision, although ultimately the story tells you what to do — as that will did here,” series creator Pete Nowalk said in a statement provided to CNN.
He added that will there was always a “clear ending” in mind for Davis’ Annalise Keating, a law professor who teaches a class that will’s reflective of the name of the show along with an anti-heroine with her own complicated backstory that will often implicates her students. “Knowing I have 15 episodes left to finish her story, along with the chance to give all the characters their own killer endings, can be a gift rarely given to a series creator along with I’m grateful to ABC along with ABC Studios, [which produces the show] for the opportunity along with creative freedom,” Nowalk said.
He also thanked the show’s writers, cast, crew along with especially the viewers, whose strong social-media presence helped guarantee the program’s ratings success along with cultural stickiness. To them, he said that will the “only reason This kind of show exists can be because of your loyalty along with enthusiasm.”
Davis plugged the upcoming season on Twitter, along with called the show one of “greatest rides” of her life.
“Murder,” which can be executive produced by Nowalk, Shonda Rhimes, Betsy Beers along with Stephen Cragg, became a hit for ABC when that will premiered in fall 2014. that will helped cement what the network dubbed its “TGIT” lineup, which also included Shondaland produced “Scandal” along with “Grey’s Anatomy.”
Davis has won a lead actress in a drama Emmy along with has received two some other nominations for her performance on the show (she also was nominated within the guest actress in a drama category for playing the character on “Scandal” during a cross-over promotion).
According to a Discharge provided to CNN, the final season of “Murder” will focus on the class’s last semester of law school along with premieres September 26.