Type
Scripted
Premiered
Apr. 05, 2012
Status
Returning Series
Runtime
60 min.
Country
USA
Network
ABC TV Network

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Scandal

A former media relations consultant to the President, Olivia Pope dedicates her life to protecting and defending the public images of our nation's elite. After leaving the White House, she opened her own firm, hoping to start over but she can't seem to completely cut ties with her past. It becomes apparent that her staff, who specialize in fixing the lives of other can't quite fix their own.

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'Scandal' Ending After Season 7

It is being reported that an endgame has been worked out for Scandal to conclude with its recently-ordered seventh season. While ABC hasn't yet commented on the matter, the network is expected to make an official announcement at their upfront presentation next week.
The veteran Shondaland political thriller has continued to be a solid performer deep into its run, with viewership numbers in key demographics making it one of broadcast television's top dramas. While most long-running series eventually end due to falling ratings, the decision to conclude Scandal is said to be creatively-driven, with creator Shonda Rhimes ultimately making the call.

10 days ago - Comment [0]
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'Scandal' Renewed For Season 7

ABC announced today that Scandal has been renewed for a seventh season. The veteran Shonda Rhimes political thriller continues to be a strong performer deep into its run, with viewership numbers in key demographics making it one of the network's top shows. Word is the core cast will all be returning for the 2017-2018 season.
While Scandal's current season premiered later than usual due to star Kerry Washington's pregnancy, it hasn't missed a beat. The show not only premiered with its largest audience in a year, it also helped ABC win every Thursday since January in the all-important adults 18-49 demographic.

3 months ago - Comment [1]
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Scandal Renewed For Season 6

ABC has renewed Scandal for a sixth season. The veteran Shonda Rhimes political thriller continues to be a strong performer deep into its run, with viewership numbers in key demographics making it one of the network's top shows.

1 year ago - Comment [2]
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Scandal Renewed For Season 5

ABC has renewed Scandal for a fifth season. The veteran Shonda Rhimes political thriller continues to be a strong performer for the network, with its viewership numbers in key demographics making it one of ABC's top shows.

2 years ago - Comment [7]
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Portia de Rossi Joins the Cast for Season 4
Portia de Rossi, who played Lindsay Bluth in Arrested Development, is joining the Scandal's fourth season for a multiple-episode arc. The fourth season will air in September of 2014.

2 years ago - Comment [2]
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Sky Living Sets UK Premiere Date For 'Scandal' Season Three
The third season of the hit ABC drama Scandal will receive its UK premiere on Sky Living on Thursday July 31st at 9pm, it has been announced. In the opening episode, titled It’s Handled, an unexpected allegiance is formed as Pope & Associates and the White House face their biggest scandal; meanwhile Olivia learns what her father is really capable of.

2 years ago - Comment [0]
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ABC Renews 'Scandal' For A Fourth Season
ABC has renewed Scandal for a fourth season for the 2014-2015 fall schedule. The renewal had largely been expected with the show considered a lock for renewal. The show was a huge player for ABC in season three and even with the recent departure of Columbus Short, the talk of the show’s fourth season had been when and not if.

3 years ago - Comment [1]
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Columbus Short Not Returning For Season Four Of 'Scandal'
Scandal will be short one Gladiator come fall, if the series gets renewed, as Columbus Short will not return for Season Four of the hit Shonda Rhimes series on ABC. Short, known for playing Harrison Wright alongside Olivia Pope & Associates, released a statement via his publicist to confirm the details. With Short’s departure, does this mean Harrison will be killed off, or will he leave OPA for other reasons? Either way we will have to wait to find out.

3 years ago - Comment [0]
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'Scandal' Casts Sebastian Roché
Sebastian Roché, who’s famous for playing a variety of supernatural characters, including stints on The Vampire Diaries, The Originals and Supernatural, will join ABC’s hit Shonda Rhimes series Scandal. Not much has been revealed about Roché’s character, except that he just might have some scenes with Guillermo Diaz’s Huck. The actor will appear in several episodes, but you can catch Roché’s first appearance on April 3rd.

3 years ago - Comment [0]
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Nazanin Boniadi To Recur On 'Scandal'
Homeland star Nazanin Boniadi has just signed onto the Shonda Rhimes political thriller, Scandal, in an exciting, recurring role. Best known for playing FBI analyst Fara Sherazi in the popular Showtime drama, the actress will appear in all eight of the ABC show's remaining episodes in what promises to be a major story arc. However, the series is making sure to keep specific details on Boniadi's character under wraps, so her storyline continues to be shrouded in mystery.

3 years ago - Comment [0]
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'Scandal' Casts Fitz And Mellies Kids
It's time to finally meet the rest of Scandal's First Family. The ABC political drama has been hard at work finding just the right actors to play Fitz and Mellie's older and unseen children, Jerry and Karen. Dylan Minnette and Madeline Carroll have landed the coveted roles of the First Kids and will appear in Episode 15 of the current third season. That's only five episodes away. Scandal returns from its winter break on Thursday, February 27th at 10/9c on ABC.

3 years ago - Comment [0]
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Jon Tenney Joins 'Scandal' In Season Three
Scandal has tapped Jon Tenney (aka Fritz from TNT’s The Closer and 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.

3 years ago - Comment [2]
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'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.

3 years ago - Comment [0]
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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.

3 years ago - Comment [2]
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'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.'

3 years ago - Comment [0]
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