How to Get Away with Murder starring Viola Davis starts on on Thursday, January 29 on RTÉ Two. Check out the preview - it looks like compelling viewing! 

Davis plays Annalise Keating, a tough-as-nails Criminal Law Professor and when Wes Gibbins (Alfred Enoch) starts his first day at Middleton University, he has no clue what he’s walking into.

In her class, “How to Get Away with Murder,” Annalise challenges her students to solve some of the most difficult criminal cases that her law firm takes on, and in the end, she selects a group of the smartest, most promising students to come work for her.

The competition is on, and the students will stop at nothing to make sure they get to the head of her class. While Annalise seems to have it all together, we soon learn that her clients’ secrets aren’t the only ones she’s keeping.

Meanwhile, in flash-forwards, we learn that the price of impressing Annalise might just be too much for some, when a group of four students, Wes, Connor Walsh (Jack Falahee), Michaela Pratt (Aja Naomi King) and Laurel Castillo (Karla Souza) get involved in their own murder mystery cover up.

How to Get Away with Murder, RTÉ 2, Thursday, 10.00pm.