"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 premiered on September 26, 2019 with "Say Goodbye" and is set to conclude on May 14, 2020.[3]

Storyline Information

  • Where Laurel and Christopher are.[5]
  • More about Tegan's backstory.[6]
  • Whether Laurel's mother is alive or not.[6]
  • 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 Summary


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 Starring

Episodic Cast






No. Title Directed by Written by Airdate Viewers (million)
1 "Say Goodbye" Stephen Cragg Sarah L. Thompson September 26, 2019 2.43[9]
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[10]
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[11]
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" Scott Printz Matthew Cruz October 17, 2019 2.10[12]
I Hate the World 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" Felix Alcala Sara Rose Feinberg October 24, 2019 2.25[13]
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" Laura Innes Vanessa James Benton October 31, 2019 2.16[14]
6Poster5 Annalise intervenes in Michaela’s relationship with her father and asks for his help in return. Because Nate still doesn’t trust Tegan, he attempts to get in good with someone who was once close to her. After Asher reunites and has an unpleasant conversation with his estranged mother, he shares a meaningful moment with Michaela. Elsewhere, Connor finally learns why he was originally picked for the Keating 5.
7 "I'm the Murderer" Lily Mariye Laurence Andries November 7, 2019 2.21[15]
I'm the Murderer Gabriel is first chair on a case defending a teacher involved in a school shooting, and this case hits particularly close to home for both Gabriel and Annalise. Elsewhere, Annalise attempts to discourage Tegan from her new quest to right a wrong, all while Oliver makes a shocking confession.
8 "I Want to Be Free" Alrick Riley[16] Hadi Nicholas Deeb[16] November 14, 2019[3] 2.28
I Want to Be Free After taking the stand during Nate Senior’s murder trial, Bonnie’s world is turned upside down when a mysterious accident leads her to a hard realization. Meanwhile, the students compete for a large cash bonus during the final exam where they must come up with the best defense for a conspiracy-to-murder charge.
9 "Are You the Mole?" Stephen Cragg Maisha Closson November 21, 2019 2.16[17]
Are You the Mole On the eve of graduation, Oliver gifts Connor, Michaela and Asher something unexpected. At the dean’s cocktail party, Annalise learns disturbing news. Later, Michaela receives a surprise phone call, and the FBI informant is finally revealed.
10 "Episode 6x10" TBA TBA April 2, 2020[3] TBD
11 "Episode 6x11" TBA TBA April 9, 2020[3] TBD
12 "Episode 6x12" TBA TBA April 16, 2020[3] TBD
13 "Episode 6x13" TBA TBA April 30, 2020[3] TBD
14 "Episode 6x14" TBA TBA May 7, 2020[3] TBD
15 "Episode 6x15" TBA TBA May 14, 2020[3] TBD

Notes and Trivia





  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
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  6. 6.0 6.1 "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. "Final Adjusted TV Ratings for Thursday 26th September 2019" - SpoilerTV
  10. "Final Adjusted TV Ratings for Thursday 3rd October 2019" - SpoilerTV
  11. "Final Adjusted TV Ratings for Thursday 10th October 2019" - SpoilerTV
  12. "Final Adjusted TV Ratings for Thursday 17th October 2019" - SpoilerTV
  13. "Final Adjusted TV Ratings for Thursday 24th October 2019" - SpoilerTV
  14. "Final Adjusted TV Ratings for Thursday 31st October 2019" - SpoilerTV
  15. "Final Adjusted TV Ratings for Thursday 7th November 2019" - SpoilerTV
  16. 16.0 16.1 "How to Get Away With Murder - Episode 6.08 - I Want to Be Free - Promotional Photos + Press Release" - SpoilerTV
  17. "Final Adjusted TV Ratings for Thursday 21st November 2019" - SpoilerTV
  18. "ABC Announces Fall Schedule 2019" - SpoilerTV
  19. "September 26th, get ready for a killer final season #HTGAWM 🗡️💣🔥 (@petenowalk)" - Twitter
  20. "#HTGAWM S6 starts filming in a week! 🎉 #July15 #TGIT @violadavis (@fyeahtgawm)" - Twitter
  21. "Production Dates - Various Shows" - SpoilerTV
  22. "Last First Day of #HTGAWM 😭❤️#TheKillerFinalSeason #TGIT @HowToGetAwayABC (@fyeahtgawm)" - Twitter
  23. "First day realness. #somuchtalentinonescene #htgawm (@petenowalk)" - Twitter
  24. "@amirahvann’s first day filming #HTGAWM S6 yesterday 😍✨@HowToGetAwayABC (@fyeahtgawm)" - Twitter
  26. "How to Get Away With Murder - Episode 6.01 - Say Goodbye - Press Release" - SpoilerTV
  27. "Read Thru @HowToGetAwayABC #season6 #ep602 #GreatToBeBack (@SmithSmitherrs)" - Twitter
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  29. "Behind the scenes 😍🎬 ep #602 #HTGAWM #bts @violadavis @RomeTrumain (@fyeahtgawm)" - Twitter

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