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Scandal

Series Summary
"Grey's Anatomy" creator Shonda Rhimes returns with another drama for ABC. Olivia Pope, a former media consultant to the president, is ready to move on with her life and opens her own crisis-management firm, but she can't seem to shake ties with her past. Olivia's staff includes opinionated investigator Abby and hacker extraordinaire Huck. As she moves forward it becomes clear that, while her staffers may specialize in cleaning up the lives of other people, they can't seem to do the same for themselves.

Air Dates: 2012 - Present

Genres: Drama

Network: ABC

Next Episode:

Season 4, Ep. 6 : An Innocent Man Oct 30, 2014

An assassin who claims he was wrongly accused wants Olivia's help; Mellie is intrigued by a former first lady; Fitz makes a stunning move.

  • Season 4, Ep. 5 : The Key Oct 23, 2014

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    Jake stops returning Olivia's calls, distracting her from the investigation into Catherine's case; Cyrus becomes more involved with Michael; Fitz wants answers about Jerry's death.

  • Season 4, Ep. 4 : Like Father, Like Daughter Oct 16, 2014

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    Fitz turns to Olivia for help with a situation that would destroy his family's reputation; Rowan asks a friend to do his dirty work.

  • Season 4, Ep. 2 : Inside the Bubble Oct 9, 2014

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    An old friend seeks help after the disappearance of her daughter; Cyrus has an uncomfortable run in; Jake tries to get answers through his connections; a national news story obsesses Mellie; David endeavors to prove himself.

  • Season 4, Ep. 3 : The State of the Union Oct 2, 2014

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    Cyrus hopes to recruit an influential power couple (Mary McCormack and Josh Randall) during preparations for the State of the Union; Mellie's struggle gets the nation's attention.

  • Season 4, Ep. 1 : Randy, Red, Superfreak and Julia Sep 25, 2014

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    Fitz and Cyrus work to make a positive impact on the country; Mellie struggles with the loss of her child; the gladiators feel the effect of Olivia's absence.

critic reviews ( 3 )
fan reviews ( 1 )
  • This may not be Peabody material, but if you like a show that's not afraid to go bananas, this might just be your type of low-hanging fruit. show more

  • Even if Scandal isn't quite as instantly addictive as "Grey's Anatomy" was back in the day, this is a well-paced, generally well-acted show with some promising elements (though there is also an occasional tendency to offer contrived redemptions that don't make a ton of sense). show more

  • While the characters are slight and the dialog is silly, there's a story there somewhere. show more

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  • October 09, 2014 cookieflowerlady
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    Do not like Portia on the show - she does not fit -

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No one loves a #humblebrag, but we'll make an exception for Ellen DeGeneres -- and for news about "Scandal." Earlier today the TV star tweeted the following: So annoying when people brag on...

Shonda Rhimes Would Love Bill Clinton To Guest Star on 'Scandal'

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Katie Roberts on Jun 12th, 2014 7:00PM

Former president Bill Clinton has experience with real-life scandal, and Shonda Rhimes reveals he would be her dream guest star for "Scandal" on the small screen. Speaking with E! during the...

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