Scandal revolves around the life and work of a professional crisis manager and her dysfunctional staff. A former media relations consultant to the President, Olivia Pope (Kerry Washington) dedicates her life to protecting and defending the public images of our nation’s elite.
After leaving the White House, the power consultant opened her own firm, hoping to start a new chapter — both professionally and personally — but she can’t seem to completely cut ties with her past. Slowly it becomes apparent that her staff, who specialize in fixing the lives of other people, can’t quite fix the ones closest at hand — their own.
From ABC’s press release, November 2016… The ABC Television Network has announced that the midseason premiere of “Scandal” will air on THURSDAY, JANUARY 19 (9:00-10:00 p.m. EST), when the TGIT lineup of “Grey’s Anatomy,” “Scandal” and “How to Get Away with Murder” returns with all-new episodes.
Kerry Washington as Olivia Pope
Portia De Rossi as Elizabeth North
Scott Foley as Jake Ballard
Tony Goldwyn as Fitzgerald Grant
Bellamy Young as Mellie Grant
Cornelius Smith, Jr. as Marcus Walker
Darby Stanchfield as Abby Whelan
Guillermo Diaz as Huck
Jeff Perry as Cyrus Beene
Joe Morton as Eli Pope
Joshua Malina as David Rosen
Katie Lowes as Quinn Perkins
other cast info
Columbus Short as Harrison Wright
Henry Ian Cusick as Stephen Finch
key behind the scenes crew
Betsy Beers as Executive Producer
Judy Smith as CO-Executive Producer
Paul McGuigan as Director of pilot
Shonda Rhimes as Creator/Executive Producer
4/5/2012 – continuing
network and production companies
ABC – ABC Studios – Shondaland Productions
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