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Still Star-Crossed: Season One Ratings - TV Series Finale

For the most part, ABC's summer programming focuses on reality TV series, like The Bachelorette and game shows like Celebrity Family Feud. Still, the Alphabet Network always makes a little room for summertime scripted series. Although Mistresses was ...and more »

Still Star-Crossed looks like a major Shondaland misstep - A.V. Club

1. Based on. The book. Still Star-Crossed. by Melinda Taub. Executive producers. Heather Mitchell, Shonda Rhimes, Betsy Beers, Mark Wilding, Michael Goldstein, and Michael Offer. Stars. Lashana Lynch, Ebonee Noel, Grant Bowler, Wade Briggs, Torrance ...and more »

Still Star-Crossed: Season One - slantmagazine

Based on Melinda Taub's book of the same name, Still Star-Crossed drops viewers into the world of Romeo and Juliet right before things get tragic. Showrunner and frequent Shonda Rhimes collaborator Heather Mitchell crams plenty into the pilot of this ...and more »

Review: 'Still Star-Crossed' Goes Beyond Romeo and Juliet - New York Times

“Forbear to judge based on only the premiere episode,” Shakespeare wrote, or might have, and thus we shall not be too harsh on “Still Star-Crossed,” which begins Monday night on ABC. It's a drama that takes up where “Romeo and Juliet” ended, more or ...and more »

Romeo and Juliet Meets Shondaland in ABC's Still Star-Crossed - Paste Magazine

Anyone who's ever watched a Shonda Rhimes show knows she loves an epic love story that is ultimately dysfunctional (see Olivia and Fitz on Scandal) or tragic (see Meredith and Derek on Grey's Anatomy). If there are obstacles keeping apart two people ...and more »

ABC's Still Star-Crossed is Shondaland on Shakespeare. It's beautiful, but empty. - Vox

For most of its first episode's hour-long running time, ABC's new drama Still Star-Crossed, the latest offering from Shonda Rhimes's ShondaLand production company, seems like an odd fit for Rhimes and her acolytes. (Rhimes is credited as a producer of ...and more »

Shonda Rhimes and Shakespeare? It's a no-brainer - Chicago Tribune

Both "Grey's Anatomy" and "Scandal" have been known to take a Shakespearean turn or two. So it's fitting that the latest Shondaland drama takes place in fair Verona. "Still Star-Crossed," created by Heather Mitchell and produced by Shonda Rhimes, along ...and more »

Never was a story of more woe than this sequel to 'Romeo' - Boston Herald

I don't know what's funnier: That ABC has the brass to make a sequel to Shakespeare's “Romeo & Juliet” or the network's warning not to divulge any spoilers about the series that begins with the couple's clandestine wedding. I'm just going to go on ...and more »

This Is How 'Still Star-Crossed' Is Connected To Romeo + Juliet - Jet Magazine (blog)

Shonda Rhimes' newest series Still Star-Crossed just dropped, and you won't believe how it's connected to Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet. Based on Melinda Taub's 2013 book of the same name, Still Star-Crossed picks up just after the events of Romeo ...and more »

Still Star-Crossed Series Premiere Review - The Young Folks

With so many different versions of William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, Still Star-Crossed isn't an exact rehash of the popular story and nor does it aim to be. Rather, it manages to give us the abridged version of Romeo and Juliet, but only so that ...and more »