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"Scandal" Creator Shonda Rhimes Is Leaving ABC For Netflix

She's one of the best-known television producers in Hollywood, having created shows like "Grey's Anatomy" and "Scandal" - Shonda Rhimes is changing her game a bit. She's leaving ABC and headed to Netflix.

Rhimes' existing hit shows like "Grey's Anatomy" will still air on ABC, but she will begin to develop new shows exclusively for the streaming service.

In Hollywood, this is known as a production deal. Right now the Shondaland production company is affiliated with ABC Studios. But Rhimes and her producing partner Betsy Beers will move Shondaland to Netflix. And it's there they will come up with "new series and other projects," according to Netflix.

Rhimes' biggest shows -- "Grey's Anatomy," "Scandal" and "How to Get Away with Murder" -- already stream on Netflix in various parts of the world after premiering on ABC.

It's a good move for Netflix because they want Rhimes' future shows to premiere on its streaming service. It's their goal it'll give families even more reason to sign up and stay subscribed.