Stars of Shondaland Shows Endorse Hillary Clinton in New Ad During 'TGIT'

Shonda Rhimes, Kerry Washington, Viola Davis and Ellen Pompeo Appear in Spot

By Maureen Morrison. Published on Mar 11, 2016

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Hillary Clinton's latest campaign spot gets a little help from her ABC friends.

The ad, called "Real Life," aired on Thursday night on ABC, and features key talent from the network's "TGIT" Thursday night lineup, including Viola Davis, who stars in "How To Get Away with Murder," Ellen Pompeo from "Grey's Anatomy," Kerry Washington from "Scandal" and Shonda Rhimes, the creator of all three shows. The ad was directed by Tony Goldwyn, who plays the president in "Scandal."

The spot first aired during "Grey's Anatomy" and ran in Florida and a handful of other markets.

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