Jon Tenney Joins 'Scandal' In Season Three Scandal has tapped Jon Tenney(aka Fritz from TNT’s The Closerand spin-off Major Crimes) to join the Season Three cast as a rumored love interest for Bellamy Young’s love-starved Mellie Grant. An ABC rep confirmed Tenney’s casting, but declined to offer any details about his character. Tenney’s recurring gig will kick off during the ABC hit’s final eight-episode stretch, which kicks off February 27th 2014. The show’s fall finale airs next Thursday.
'Scandal' Trims Season Three Episode Order
ABC has decided to trim the Scandal's third season episode order from 22 to 18. And while no official explanation for the significant cutback was given, it’s pretty clear that Kerry Washington's real-life pregnancy had quite a bit to do with it. The actress is due to give birth sometime this spring, which would've made shooting those final four episodes next to impossible. Next week's fall finale will mark the show's tenth episode, which means only eight episodes remain when the show returns on February 27th 2014.
Scandal Season 3 Winter Finale
"YOLO," Scandal's Season 3 Winter Finale, will be aired on Thursday, December 5th at 10/9c. The show will return from its winter break on Thursday, February 27th at 10/9c.
'Scandal' Casts Khandi Alexander To Play Olivia's Mother
The ABC drama, 'Scandal,' has decided it's time to actually meet the mother of Olivia Pope at long last. The network has booked actress Khandi Alexander in the role as a recurring character who will appear in flashbacks as the deceased Maya Lewis starting this week. Some of Alexander's other notable TV credits include 'CSI: Miami,''Body of Proof,' and 'ER.'
Sally Pressman Joins 'Scandal' For Multi-Episode Arc
A former Army Wife is entering into a top-secret marriage with'Scandal.'Sally Pressman is joining the ABC hit for a multiple-episode Season Three arc. It’s not known who the actress will be playing, but her character is expected to debut in November. Pressman made her final appearance on 'Army Wives‘ at the start of the show’s seventh season.
Paul Adelstein To Recur On 'Scandal' Paul Adelstein has booked arecurring role on 'Scandal.' The 'Private Practice' alum will recur during Season Three of Shonda Rhimes’ buzzy D.C. drama in what is thus far a secret role. 'Scandal' marks Adelstein’s first TV role since 'Private Practice' wrapped its run in January.
'Scandal' Adds Lisa Kudrow For Third Season Lisa Kudrow, aka the former Phoebe Buffay, has been added to the cast of ABC's 'Scandal' for its upcoming third season. Details on Kudrow's character are scarce, though it is rumored that she will be portraying a politician in a recurring role. The role marks Kudrow's biggest television acting commitment for some time.