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How to Get Away with Murder Sneak Peek: Annalise Confronts Sam (VIDEO)

Originally posted 11/18/2014 03:00PM

[BRIGHTCOVE "3897224446001" "" "" "auto"] Who killed Sam – and did he kill Lila?

That's the question on every How to Get Away with Murder fan's mind as the ABC legal thriller flashes forward and back.

Thursday's episode is sure to be explosive, and PEOPLE has the exclusive sneak peek at a pivotal scene between an angry Annalise (Viola Davis) and her two-timing husband. She's confronting him about the slaying of his student, but as viewers have learned, he'll also meet an untimely demise.

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Viola Davis Pitched the Idea to Ditch Her Wig and Makeup on HTGAWM

Viola Davis Pitched the Idea to Ditch Her Wig and Makeup on How to Get Away with Murder

Originally posted 10/17/2014 04:15PM

Thursday night's How to Get Away with Murder was a shocker for more reasons than one.

Aside from the episode's jaw-dropping plot twists, there was one wardrobe change that still has folks talking.

Toward the end, Annalise Keating (Viola Davis) makes a shocking discovery that links her husband to a murdered sorority girl. This then called for a little me-time.

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REVIEW: How to Get Away with Murder May Be Fall's Best New Show

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TV Review: How to Get Away with Murder May Be Fall's Best New Show

Originally posted 09/25/2014 04:45PM

Shonda Rhimes has done it again.

From Grey's Anatomy to Private Practice to Scandal, the 44-year-old producer has created some of the most dynamic female characters on television.

And now she's added How to Get Away with Murder to her family of must-see shows.

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Watch James McAvoy & Jessica Chastain Fall in Love from Different Perspectives

Watch James McAvoy & Jessica Chastain Fall in Love from Different Perspectives

Originally posted 06/30/2014 04:45PM

The first trailer for James McAvoy and Jessica Chastain's groundbreaking romantic drama was released Friday, and it has already gained Oscar buzz and thousands of fans.

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Viola Davis: I Used to Search Trash Bins for Food

Viola Davis: I Used to Search Trash Bins for Food

Originally posted 04/24/2014 12:00PM

Oscar nominee Viola Davis says she was always ashamed to talk about her childhood.

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Viola Davis: I Have Date Night with My Husband in the Jacuzzi

Viola Davis: I Have Date Night with My Husband in the Jacuzzi

Originally posted 03/02/2014 08:05PM

Play testcaption testcredit Share on Facebook Tweet Pin on Pinterest Share on Tumblr Forget date night at the movies. Viola Davis and husband Julius Tennon said they have their couple time in a much more intimate setting.

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Viola Davis Chickens Out on Plan to 'Ambush-Kiss' Harrison Ford

Viola Davis Chickens Out on Plan to 'Ambush-Kiss' Harrison Ford

Originally posted 10/30/2013 11:00AM

There he was – Han Solo, Indiana Jones – just waiting to be kissed.

But Viola Davis, who had a major crush on Harrison Ford when she was younger, just couldn't pull the trigger on her planned "ambush-kiss" on the set of Ender's Game.

"Listen, I didn't want to say he was a crush of mine when I was a very young girl, because I did not want to be disrespectful of his age. But I wanted to ambush him," Davis, 48, told PEOPLE at the film's Los Angeles premiere Monday. "But it did not happen."

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All About Viola Davis's Extreme Wolverine-Inspired Diet

Viola Davis Follows Hugh Jackman's Wolverine Diet for New Role

Originally posted 10/07/2013 09:45AM

When it comes to shaping up for her latest role, Viola Davis is turning to one of the hottest bodies in Hollywood for inspiration: Hugh Jackman.

The actress says she's following the so-called "Wolverine diet" to play Susie Brown in the upcoming James Brown biopic, Get on Up.

"[I'm] losing a little weight. When I say 'a little,' I mean 'a little,' " she told PEOPLE Saturday at the Los Angeles Hammer Museum's 11th Annual Gala In The Garden. "I'm not a weight girl much."

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Viola Davis Found Her Husband as an Answer to a Prayer

Viola Davis Found Her Husband as an Answer to a Prayer

Originally posted 09/05/2013 10:00AM

Viola Davis's husband is a pretty special guy. In fact, says the actress, he was heaven sent.

The Oscar nominee for The Help tells October's Essence, on newsstands Friday, that she prayed for a certain type of man to come into her life – and then he did.

"I asked for a husband who was emotionally available, someone who was older, someone who maybe had a family before," she says. "I like older men. Someone from the South. Someone who loves God more than he loves himself."

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