This page is dedicated to the fifth season of ABC's How to Get Away with Murder. The series was renewed for a fifth season on May 11, 2018, by ABC.[8]

Season Summary

Storyline Information

  • Showrunner Pete Nowalk promised flashforwards that will be “twisty, and more fun... They’re a different tone, and it’s something that we’ve set up."[4]
  • A possible wedding for Connor and Oliver.[4]
  • More flashbacks involving Sam and Annalise's marriage.[4]
  • Annalise's class action lawsuit storyline will continue. "Some" of the season will be looking at the retrying of the cases involved in her class action.[9]


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


Guest Starring


Notes and Trivia

  • Continuing with TGIT, How to Get Away With Murder will air once again on Thursdays at 10pm.[2]
  • According to Pete Nowalk's Instagram story, production on season 5 begun around May 14, 2018.[10][11] Another article stated that work started on season 5 on May 9, 2018.[12]
  • It is currently unknown whether Karla Souza (Laurel Castillo) will return to the show or if she does in what capacity after the birth of her first child on April 19, 2018.
  • Rome Flynn, the actor who portrays Gabriel Maddox, was promoted to series regular this season after his initial guest appearance in the Season 4 finale, "Nobody Else Is Dying".[5]