Photos: ESSENCE Celebrates Shondaland's TGIT Lineup

The hottest celebs gathered this weekend to celebrate Shondaland with Essence, Entertainment Weekly, and People magazines. Check out all the fabulousness now!

ESSENCE.COM Sep, 27, 2015

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Ellie Duque, Shonda Rhimes, Viola Davis, Ellen Pompeo, Jackie Cuddeback, Betsy Beers, Haydn Wright and Peter Nowalk attend the Celebration of ABC's TGIT Line-up presented by Toyota and co-hosted by ABC and Time Inc.'s Entertainment Weekly, Essence and People at Gracias Madre in West Hollywood.

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Aja Naomi King attends the Celebration of ABC's TGIT Line-up presented by Toyota and co-hosted by ABC and Time Inc.'s Entertainment Weekly, Essence and People at Gracias Madre in West Hollywood. 

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Jerrika Hinton attends the Celebration of ABC's TGIT Line-up presented by Toyota and co-hosted by ABC and Time Inc.'s Entertainment Weekly, Essence and People at Gracias Madre in West Hollywood. 

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Jerrika Hinton, Caterina Scorsone, and Kelly McCreary attend the Celebration of ABC's TGIT Line-up presented by Toyota and co-hosted by ABC and Time Inc.'s Entertainment Weekly, Essence and People at Gracias Madre in West Hollywood. 

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Cornelius Smith Jr. attends the Celebration of ABC's TGIT Line-up presented by Toyota and co-hosted by ABC and Time Inc.'s Entertainment Weekly, Essence and People at Gracias Madre in West Hollywood. 

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Kelly McCreary attends the Celebration of ABC's TGIT Line-up presented by Toyota and co-hosted by ABC and Time Inc.'s Entertainment Weekly, Essence and People at Gracias Madre in West Hollywood. 

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Joe Morton attends the Celebration of ABC's TGIT Line-up presented by Toyota and co-hosted by ABC and Time Inc.'s Entertainment Weekly, Essence and People at Gracias Madre in West Hollywood. 

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Jason George attends the Celebration of ABC's TGIT Line-up presented by Toyota and co-hosted by ABC and Time Inc.'s Entertainment Weekly, Essence and People at Gracias Madre in West Hollywood. 

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Viola Davis and Julius Tennon attend the Celebration of ABC's TGIT Line-up presented by Toyota and co-hosted by ABC and Time Inc.'s Entertainment Weekly, Essence and People at Gracias Madre in West Hollywood. 

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Billy Brown attends the Celebration of ABC's TGIT Line-up presented by Toyota and co-hosted by ABC and Time Inc.'s Entertainment Weekly, Essence and People at Gracias Madre in West Hollywood. 

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Shonda Rhimes attends the Celebration of ABC's TGIT Line-up presented by Toyota and co-hosted by ABC and Time Inc.'s Entertainment Weekly, Essence and People at Gracias Madre in West Hollywood. 

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Chandra Wilson attends the Celebration of ABC's TGIT Line-up presented by Toyota and co-hosted by ABC and Time Inc.'s Entertainment Weekly, Essence and People at Gracias Madre in West Hollywood. 

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Viola Davis, Shonda Rhimes, and Ellen Pompeo attend the Celebration of ABC's TGIT Line-up presented by Toyota and co-hosted by ABC and Time Inc.'s Entertainment Weekly, Essence and People at Gracias Madre in West Hollywood.

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Alfred Enoch attends the Celebration of ABC's TGIT Line-up presented by Toyota and co-hosted by ABC and Time Inc.'s Entertainment Weekly, Essence and People at Gracias Madre in West Hollywood. 

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DJ Gabriel Diggs performs at the Celebration of ABC's TGIT Line-up presented by Toyota and co-hosted by ABC and Time Inc.'s Entertainment Weekly, Essence and People at Gracias Madre in West Hollywood. 

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"Bittersweet Murder" drinks being passed during the Celebration of ABC's TGIT Line-up presented by Toyota and co-hosted by ABC and Time Inc.'s Entertainment Weekly, Essence and People at Gracias Madre in West Hollywood. 

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October Shondaland covers on display at being passed during the Celebration of ABC's TGIT Line-up presented by Toyota and co-hosted by ABC and Time Inc.'s Entertainment Weekly, Essence and People at Gracias Madre in West Hollywood. 

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Jason George and Cornelius Smith Jr. pose during the Celebration of ABC's TGIT Line-up presented by Toyota and co-hosted by ABC and Time Inc.'s Entertainment Weekly, Essence and People at Gracias Madre in West Hollywood. 

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James Pickens Jr. and Ellen Pompeo pose during the Celebration of ABC's TGIT Line-up presented by Toyota and co-hosted by ABC and Time Inc.'s Entertainment Weekly, Essence and People at Gracias Madre in West Hollywood. 

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Aja Naomi King, Viola Davis, Kelly McCreary and Cornelius Smith Jr. pose during the Celebration of ABC's TGIT Line-up presented by Toyota and co-hosted by ABC and Time Inc.'s Entertainment Weekly, Essence and People at Gracias Madre in West Hollywood. 

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Charlie Weber, Karla Souza and Alfred Enoch pose during the Celebration of ABC's TGIT Line-up presented by Toyota and co-hosted by ABC and Time Inc.'s Entertainment Weekly, Essence and People at Gracias Madre in West Hollywood. 

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Jerrika Hinton and Chandra Wilson pose during the Celebration of ABC's TGIT Line-up presented by Toyota and co-hosted by ABC and Time Inc.'s Entertainment Weekly, Essence and People at Gracias Madre in West Hollywood. 

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Shonda Rhimes has some fun during the Celebration of ABC's TGIT Line-up presented by Toyota and co-hosted by ABC and Time Inc.'s Entertainment Weekly, Essence and People at Gracias Madre in West Hollywood. 

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Cornelius Smith Jr., Karla Souza, and Kendrick Sampson pose during the Celebration of ABC's TGIT Line-up presented by Toyota and co-hosted by ABC and Time Inc.'s Entertainment Weekly, Essence and People at Gracias Madre in West Hollywood. 

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Kelly McCreary, Sarah Drew and Aja Naomi King have fun during the Celebration of ABC's TGIT Line-up presented by Toyota and co-hosted by ABC and Time Inc.'s Entertainment Weekly, Essence and People at Gracias Madre in West Hollywood. 

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Jerrika Hinton and Cornelius Smith Jr. pose in the Twitter Booth during the Celebration of ABC's TGIT Line-up presented by Toyota and co-hosted by ABC and Time Inc.'s Entertainment Weekly, Essence and People at Gracias Madre in West Hollywood.

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Chandra Wilson poses in the Twitter Booth during the Celebration of ABC's TGIT Line-up presented by Toyota and co-hosted by ABC and Time Inc.'s Entertainment Weekly, Essence and People at Gracias Madre in West Hollywood.

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Tom Verica poses in the Twitter Booth during the Celebration of ABC's TGIT Line-up presented by Toyota and co-hosted by ABC and Time Inc.'s Entertainment Weekly, Essence and People at Gracias Madre in West Hollywood.

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Katie Lowes, Joe Morton and Guillermo Díaz pose in the Twitter Booth during the Celebration of ABC's TGIT Line-up presented by Toyota and co-hosted by ABC and Time Inc.'s Entertainment Weekly, Essence and People at Gracias Madre in West Hollywood.

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Shonda Rhimes poses in the Twitter Booth during the Celebration of ABC's TGIT Line-up presented by Toyota and co-hosted by ABC and Time Inc.'s Entertainment Weekly, Essence and People at Gracias Madre in West Hollywood.

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Shonda Rhimes, Viola Davis and Kelly McCreary pose with Katie Lowes, Ellen Pompeo, Caterina Scorsone, Sarah Drew, Liza Weil, and Sarah Rodriguez in the Twitter Booth during the Celebration of ABC's TGIT Line-up presented by Toyota and co-hosted by ABC and Time Inc.'s Entertainment Weekly, Essence and People at Gracias Madre in West Hollywood.

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Kelly McCreary and Aja Naomi King pose in the Twitter Booth at the celebration of ABC's #TGIT line-up hosted by ABC, Entertainment Weekly, Essence and People.

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Kelly McCreary, Cornelius Smith Jr. and Aja Naomi King pose with Giacomo Gianniotti and Sarah Drew in the Twitter Booth at the celebration of ABC's #TGIT line-up hosted by ABC, Entertainment Weekly, Essence and People.

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Aja Naomi King poses with Jack Falahee in the Twitter Booth at the celebration of ABC's #TGIT line-up hosted by ABC, Entertainment Weekly, Essence and People.

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Joe Morton poses with Katie Lowes and Guillermo Diaz in the Twitter Booth at the celebration of ABC's #TGIT line-up hosted by ABC, Entertainment Weekly, Essence and People.

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Jesse Williams and Jerrika Hinton pose in the Twitter Booth at the celebration of ABC's #TGIT line-up hosted by ABC, Entertainment Weekly, Essence and People.

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Jim Pickens poses with Jeff Perry in the Twitter Booth at the celebration of ABC's #TGIT line-up hosted by ABC, Entertainment Weekly, Essence and People.

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Kendrick Sampson poses with Amy Okuda in the Twitter Booth at the celebration of ABC's #TGIT line-up hosted by ABC, Entertainment Weekly, Essence and People.