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Fans of Shondaland’s hit “TGIT” lineup will have to wait a bit longer for their favorite shows to return. The premieres of “Grey’s Anatomy,” “Scandal” and “How To Get Away with Murder,” which were scheduled for Jan. 19, have now been pushed back for a 20/20 special on President-elect Donald Trump.

The one-hour, pre-inauguration special titled “America’s First Family: The Trump’s Go to Washington” will air on Jan. 19 at 10 p.m., according to Entertainment Weekly. Prior to the special, re-runs of “Grey’s Anatomy” and “Scandal” will air. Teaser trailers for the shows were promoting Jan. 19 as the return date, however, according to EW, this move will now ensure all three series would return with new episodes.

In an interview with TVLine, producer Shonda Rhimes said she has no control over the scheduling. “I just think that ABC does its programming. I’m not in charge of scheduling. I’m fine with whatever they want to do. It has nothing to do with my job. I stay in my lane.” She has not commented any further on the situation or the conversations she has had with her bosses, explaining, “I like my job.”

In the May 2016 season finale of “Scandal,” viewers were left wondering how the drama would unfold after Mellie’s running made was revealed, in addition to more Olivia/Jake, Olivia/Fitz drama. The winter finales of “Grey’s Anatomy” saw Alex pondering a plea deal and, in “How To Get Away with Murder,” it was revealed that Keating 5 student Wes Gibbons was the one under the sheet. No doubt the premieres will all be filled with dramatic and heartbreaking moments.

“Grey’s Anatomy,” “Scandal” and “How To Get Away with Murder” are now set to return Thursday, Jan. 26 starting at 8 p.m. on ABC.

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