"The Killer Final Season!"
—The HTGAWM final season slogan

This page is dedicated to the sixth and final season of ABC's How to Get Away with Murder. The series was renewed for a sixth season on May 10, 2019, by ABC.[4] On July 11, 2019, it was annouced that this season would be the show's last.[1]

The season is announced to consist of a total of fifteen episodes[1] and premieres on September 26, 2019 with "Say Goodbye". 

Storyline InformationEdit

  • Where Laurel and Christopher are.[5]
  • More about Tegan's backstory.[6]
  • Whether Laurel's mother is alive or not.[6]
  • More about Michaela's backstory,[6] including why she and Connor were chosen for the Keating 5.[5]
    • More on Michaela's father.[5]
  • More on Vivian Maddox including whether Gabriel murdered her boyfriend.[5]
  • A flash forward in the first episode which sets up the biggest mystery the show has done to date.[7]
  • The FBI investigation into Annalise and the gang will be a major focus in the final episodes.[7]
  • The season should have a slightly faster story development than previous seasons.[1]

Season SummaryEdit


This season follows Professor Annalise Keating's (Viola Davis) class through their final semester in law school – while the deception, fear and guilt binding Professor Keating to her students prove deadlier than ever.[8]


For a breakdown of the characters' appearances, check here.
For a list of all of the cast and crew members, check here.


Guest StarringEdit

Episodic CastEdit






No. Title Directed by Written by Airdate Viewers (million)
1 "Say Goodbye" Stephen Cragg Sarah L. Thompson September 26, 2019 2.43[13]
Say Goodbye Annalise struggles with the personal toll that Laurel and Christopher's disappearance has taken on everyone. Meanwhile, the remaining Keating 4, Oliver, Frank and Bonnie disagree on the possible reasons behind Laurel's disappearance. Tegan handles the aftermath of Emmett's apparent poisoning, and Gabriel wants to take his budding relationship with Michaela to the next level.
2 "Vivian's Here" Mike Smith Michael Russo October 3, 2019 2.56[14]
Vivian's Here As Michaela, Asher and Connor gear up for their last semester of law school, they take on a weighty case involving an illegal immigrant who wants asylum. Meanwhile, Michaela boycotts going to class after a blowup with Annalise about her father. Elsewhere, in an unexpected confrontation, Annalise learns a shocking truth that makes her question everything she thought she knew.
3 "Do You Think I'm a Bad Man?" Catriona McKenzie Daniel Robinson October 10, 2019 2.23[15]
Do You Think I'm a Bad Man After Michaela’s courtroom tactics do more harm than help, Annalise draws on memories of Sam to guide Michaela back to the winning path. Meanwhile, Connor bites off more than he can chew in his effort to reunite a family, forcing Tegan to call in a favor and fix his mess. Frank enlists Oliver’s help to follow a lead on Laurel; and Gabriel learns new information about Michaela’s birth father.
4 "I Hate the World"[3] TBA TBA October 17, 2019[3] TBD
6Poster5 The FBI continues to interrogate Connor which leads him to panic under the pressure. Meanwhile, Annalise, Tegan and the students defend a woman accused of violating a disabled man’s civil rights for developing a dating app that discriminates against him. Elsewhere, Bonnie helps Nate get more intel on Tegan while Michaela and Gabriel travel to New York to track down her father.
5 "We're All Gonna Die"[3] Felix Alcala[12] Sara Rose Feinberg[12] October 24, 2019[3] TBD
We're All Gonna Die During therapy, a young Annalise is forced to acknowledge a very emotional and pivotal reality that makes her admit a hard truth. Meanwhile, a brutally beaten Frank returns home with a secret to share about Laurel’s disappearance. Elsewhere in an attempt to get to know her father, Michaela accepts an offer to work alongside him but quickly learns that it’s not all that it’s cracked up to be.
6 "Family Sucks"[3] TBA TBA October 31, 2019[3] TBD
7 "Episode 6.07" TBA TBA November 7, 2019[3] TBD
8 "Episode 6.08" TBA TBA November 14, 2019[3] TBD

Notes and TriviaEdit





  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 "#HTGAWM #FinalSeason #ThankYou (@petenowalk)" - Twitter
  2. SAVE THE DATE! #GreysAnatomy and #HTGAWM are back September 26! - Twitter
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 3.6 3.7 3.8
  4. How To Get Away With Murder - Renewed for a 6th Season - SpoilerTV
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 "Week 2 in writers room and we have answers. #htgawm #season6 #buckleup (@peternowalk)" - Instagram
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 "How to Get Away With Murder Season 5 Finale: 'They're All F—ed'" - TV Guide
  7. 7.0 7.1 "Fall TV Preview 2019: Spoilers on 37 Returning Favorites" - TVLine
  9. "How to Get Away With Murder creator teases the twisty final season" - EW
  10. "‘How To Get Away With Murder’: Kelen Coleman & William R. Moses To Recur In 6th & Final Season" - Deadline
  12. 12.0 12.1 12.2 12.3 "How to Get Away With Murder - Episode 6.05 - We’re All Gonna Die - Press Release " - SpoilerTV
  13. "Final Adjusted TV Ratings for Thursday 26th September 2019" - SpoilerTV
  14. "Final Adjusted TV Ratings for Thursday 3rd October 2019" - SpoilerTV
  15. "Final Adjusted TV Ratings for Thursday 10th October 2019" - SpoilerTV
  16. "ABC Announces Fall Schedule 2019" - SpoilerTV
  17. "September 26th, get ready for a killer final season #HTGAWM 🗡️💣🔥 (@petenowalk)" - Twitter
  18. "#HTGAWM S6 starts filming in a week! 🎉 #July15 #TGIT @violadavis (@fyeahtgawm)" - Twitter
  19. "Production Dates - Various Shows" - SpoilerTV
  20. "Last First Day of #HTGAWM 😭❤️#TheKillerFinalSeason #TGIT @HowToGetAwayABC (@fyeahtgawm)" - Twitter
  21. "First day realness. #somuchtalentinonescene #htgawm (@petenowalk)" - Twitter
  22. "@amirahvann’s first day filming #HTGAWM S6 yesterday 😍✨@HowToGetAwayABC (@fyeahtgawm)" - Twitter
  24. "How to Get Away With Murder - Episode 6.01 - Say Goodbye - Press Release" - SpoilerTV
  25. "Read Thru @HowToGetAwayABC #season6 #ep602 #GreatToBeBack (@SmithSmitherrs)" - Twitter
  26. Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; no text was provided for refs named mike
  27. "Behind the scenes 😍🎬 ep #602 #HTGAWM #bts @violadavis @RomeTrumain (@fyeahtgawm)" - Twitter

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