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Year of Yes by Shonda RhimesIn this poignant, hilarious and deeply intimate call to arms, Hollywoods most powerful woman, the mega-talented creator of Greys Anatomy and Scandal and executive producer of How to Get Away with Murder and Catch, reveals how saying YES changed her life - and how it can change yours too. With three hit shows on television and three children at home, Shonda Rhimes had lots of good reasons to say no when invitations arrived. Hollywood party? No. Speaking engagement? No. Media appearances? No. And to an introvert like Shonda, who describes herself as hugging the walls at social events and experiencing panic attacks before press interviews, there was a particular benefit to saying no: nothing new to fear. Then came Thanksgiving 2013, when Shondas sister Delorse muttered six little words at her: You never say yes to anything. Profound, impassioned and laugh-out-loud funny, in Year of Yes Shonda Rhimes reveals how saying YES changed - and saved - her life. And inspires readers everywhere to change their own lives with one little word: Yes.
Scott Foley presents Shonda Rhimes (Scandal) with the Paddy Chayefsky Laurel Award
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Just how many shows has Rhimes blessed us with since her first one premiered in ? Ellen Pompeo ABC. Shonda Rhimes has written for, created, and produced a number of shows both outside of and within her own production company. She is best known for three successful shows — all of which she is credited as the original creator. Ellen Pompeo portrays a surgical intern who unknowingly has a one-night stand with one of her superiors — and things only escalate from there.
Shonda Rhimes is an American television writer, showrunner, producer and director. She is the first African American woman to create and executive produce a Top 10 network series—the medical drama Grey's Anatomy. She is also the creator of its spin-off, Private Practice , the political thriller Scandal and the legal whodunit How to Get Away with Murder. She is the youngest of six siblings. Her father is a university administrator and her mother a college professor who earned two doctorates after her children were grown. Rhimes' mom is supposedly the role model for Grey's Anatomy character Miranda Bailey. An academic overachiever growing up, Rhimes received her BA from Dartmouth College in English literature and creative writing.
Rhimes grew up in a Chicago suburb. After graduating from Dartmouth in , she initially had dreams of becoming a novelist but ultimately attended film school at the University of Southern California. In she wrote and directed the short film Blossoms and Veils. Rhimes next wrote screenplays for the feature films Crossroads , a vehicle for pop singer Britney Spears , and The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement , a romantic comedy starring Anne Hathaway and Julie Andrews. Rhimes subsequently turned her focus to TV series.
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