Um, Olivia Pope & Annalise Keating Are Joining Forces for a Crossover Episode

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Then, head honcho Rhimes chimed in, confirming the crossover with her Instagram photo: a close-up of a script featuring a scene between Annalise and Olivia.

There is now no air date for the episodes.

Tell us, HollywoodLifers - What do YOU think about Scandal and How To Get Away With Murder having a crossover event? The "Scandal" crossover installment was written by Raamla Mohamed directed by "Scandal" star Tony Goldwyn.

UPDATE (1/3/18, 4:35 p.m. ET): ABC has since confirmed its plans for a TGIT crossover set to unfold across both Scandal and How to Get Away With Murder this season.

Kerry posed in character as Olivia Pope on the How To Get Away With Murder set, with the cheeky caption: 'Hey Ms @violadavis check it out. Shonda Rhimes later confirmed that the crossover's "happening". This spot look familiar?! Crossovers have emerged as key TV events that boost participating series' viewership and energize their fans. That means that fans will get to experience Olivia Pope (played by Kerry Washington) and Annalise Keating (played by Viola Davis) wear their (sometimes) white hats in the same storyline.

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Naturally, the news sent TGIT diehards into a frenzy (especially considering the current seventh season of Scandal is also its last), and on Twitter, people expressed their excitement and emotional reactions with - what else - GIFs!

Soon after, Viola Davis shared a photo of herself looking pretty comfortable in the Scandal Oval Office.

Are you excited about the #HowToGetAwayWithScandal crossover?

Both series are set to return from midseason breaks January 18.

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