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Kerry Washington, Tony Goldwyn, Katie Lowes, Bellamy Young, Scott Foley, Guillermo Diaz, Columbus Short, Joshua Malina, Jeff Perry, Darby Stanchfield, Henry Ian Cusick, Gregg Henry, Jillian Armenante

'Scandal' New Season 4 Teaser Sees Where Olivia Pope Is

September 09, 2014 09:09:42

ABC has given a clue to the biggest question on "" in a new promo for the upcoming season 4. "Where on Earth is Olivia Pope?" so reads a tagline in the teaser, as Olivia and Jake flew somewhere only they knew in last season finale.

The teaser sees Oliva's empty apartment and office, while President Fitz tries to call her. The video then switches to show Olivia relaxing on a beautiful beach away from Washington, D.C. while sipping a glass of wine.

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'Scandal' Recasts Fitz's Daughter With Mary Mouser

September 06, 2014 09:09:16

"" will return with a new face in the role of the First Daughter when the fourth season kicks off later this month. The show replaces Madeline Carroll with "" alum Mary Mouser as Fitz's daughter.

The First Daughter, Karen Grant, first appeared on the ABC drama series in season 3 when she came to visit the White House while on break from boarding school. Carroll, however, couldn't return in the upcoming installment due to scheduling issues.

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Portia de Rossi Booked for 'Top Secret' Role in 'Scandal' Season 4

July 24, 2014 09:07:18

lands herself on "". The "Ally McBeal" alumna is billed to star in the fourth season of the ABC hit series for a "top secret" role. The casting news has been confirmed. She will make appearance in multiple episodes, but details of her role are not available yet.

Rossi's comedian wife broke the news on Wednesday, July 23 as she tweeted, "So annoying when people brag on twitter & that's why I'm not tweeting that Portia just signed on to do a top secret arc on 'Scandal'. Oops."

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Shonda Rhimes: 'Scandal' Likely Won't Last Until Season 8

July 17, 2014 11:07:27

Despite being a ratings juggernaut during its latest season on ABC, "" may not last as long as Shonda Rhimes' other series "". The series creator herself admits that the way story is built doesn't allow the starrer to last until ten or even eight seasons.

"I've already decided when 'Scandal' is ending," Rhimes tells The Hollywood Reporter. "I think there's only so much 'Scandal' you can tell satisfactorily. The Fitz-Liv thing can only be told so long and in such a way. It's not a 10-season or eight-season show. I've already decided how long that is and what that's going to be. I'm not really worried about that."

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'Scandal' Not Recasting Columbus Short's Harrison

May 08, 2014 04:05:26

"" has no casting announcement whatsoever to make. Following report that the show's recasting the role of Harrison after 's exit, series creator Shonda Rhimes has taken to Twitter to set things straight.

"I've never heard of Eric West. Harrison is not being recast EVER. How about reporters CHECK THEIR SOURCES before running with a story?" she tweeted on Wednesday, May 7. She added, "Um, @Deadline? Handle yourself," pointing out the site which first reported the supposed recasting.

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Columbus Short Exits 'Scandal' Amid Personal Issues

April 26, 2014 08:04:29

quits "" after three seasons. The actor has confirmed that he won't return for the upcoming season 4 of the Shonda Rhimes-created drama series after the third season ended with a cliffhanger for his character Harrison Wright.

"At this time I must confirm my exit from a show I've called home for 3 years, with what is the most talented ensemble on television today," he says in a statement released via a publicist. "I would like to first thank Shonda Rhimes for the opportunity to work with such an amazing cast. Thank you GLADIATORS, who have supported me throughout my entire career and of course to ABC and Shondaland for allowing me to play such a pivotal role in the Scandal series."

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'Scandal' 3.16 Sneak Peeks: Andrew Woos Mellie, Jake Scares Olivia

March 28, 2014 03:03:40

Things are going to get ugly in the next episode of "" season 3, so Abby says in a preview video. She looks anxious as she's walking in what seems to be a prison, possibly visiting someone.

Jake, meanwhile, scares Olivia when she refuses to let him into her house. He screams and bangs on the door. There's additionally a glimpse of Mama Pope in a compromising position, giving a seductive look at a shirtless man whose face is unseen.

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'Scandal' 3.15 Preview: The Family Reunion

March 21, 2014 03:03:37

Meet the Grant children. "" will finally introduce the never-before-seen teen offspring of Fitz and Mellie in the upcoming episode as the First Family is going to have a live television interview at the White House.

But things get intense as Jerry and Karen, played by "" alums Dylan Minnette and Madeline Carroll, show their resentment to their parents. Karen tells Mellie to leave her room, and Fitz scolds Jerry to stop his "stunt," and the POTUS later blames Mellie for what has happened.

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'Scandal' 3.12 Preview: Olivia's Dad Is Out for Blood

February 28, 2014 04:02:12

Another affair may rock the First Family on "". As Olivia tries to put to rest the rumors that she was Fitz's mistress, Mellie's relationship with Andrew could reach new heights, forcing Olivia to tell the First Lady to stop whatever has happened between her and the Governor.

In a sneak peek for the next episode of the Shonda Rhimes-created drama series, a narrator hints that a dirty little secret may bring down the Republic. Meanwhile, Olivia warns someone that her father is out for blood.

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'Scandal' Leads 2014 NAACP Image Awards TV Nominees With Five

January 10, 2014 11:01:51

The full nomination list for the 45th NAACP Image Awards has been unveiled, revealing "" domination in TV field. The ABC sophomore show lands five nominations in three different categories, including Outstanding Drama Series. Another show created by Shonda Rhimes, "", is also vying for the coveted title, joined by two HBO series "" and "", as well as CBS' "".

"Scandal" lead actress , meanwhile, is named alongside ("Grey's Anatomy"), ("Treme"), ("") and ("") as contenders for Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series.

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'Scandal' Midseason Finale: Kerry Washington Discusses How the Truth About Olivia's Mom Affects Her

December 13, 2013 04:12:57

Things are getting complicated for Olivia after the shocking truth about her mother was revealed in the midseason finale of "". As hinted in a preview for the new episode, everything "rises to a whole new level of crazy" as all eyes are on Olivia again.

An official synopsis for the episode is not available yet, but lead actress has talked about the possible implication of the twist as she has learned that Maya was a terrorist. She lied to Rowan about a bomb on the plane, which led Rowan to order Fitz to shoot down the plane.

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'Scandal' Season 3 Episode Order Reduced Amid Kerry Washington's Pregnancy Report

December 07, 2013 10:12:54

ABC has trimmed "" season 3 episode order from the full 22-episode order to 18. It's considered unusual since the Shonda Rhimes-created drama is a hit for the network. There's no official explanation for the cutback, but the news comes on the heel of reports that lead star is pregnant.

The Emmy-nominated actress herself hasn't confirmed her pregnancy, but it's highly likely that the decision to reduce "Scandal" episode was made to accomodate this. The 36-year-old, who is married to NFL player Nnamdi Asomugha, is reportedly due to give birth in spring, which would've given no time for the show to complete the filming of the last four episodes.

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'Scandal' Finds Olivia's Mom in 'Treme' Star Khandi Alexander

November 06, 2013 11:11:00

"" casts as Olivia Pope's mom. The "" actress, who is also best known for her role as Dr. Alexx Woods on "", lands a recurring role on the Shonda Rhimes-created series as Maya Lewis and will appear in the third season in flashbacks starting this week.

In last week's episode, Olivia made a rare reference to Maya when she shared how Maya influenced her. At the end of the same outing, it was also revealed that circumstances surrounding Maya's death were much complicated than Olivia always thought they were.

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'Scandal' 3.05 Preview: Lisa Kudrow Is the President's Greatest Enemy

October 25, 2013 02:10:59

"" has shed light on 's role on the show and her character's story arc requires her to return for more episodes. Next week, her arrival as President Fitz's rival in the next election creates a tension among Olivia and Fitz as the President warns her, "Don't test me."

Kudrow's Josie Marcus is running for the White House and Olivia tells her, "You want to be the first female president... You don't get to do that without making your personal life fair game." As revealed in the latest episode, Josie had a baby at 15 years old.

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First Look at Lisa Kudrow on 'Scandal'

October 10, 2013 09:10:00

ditches her goofy "Friends" persona to join "". How she will look like on the ABC drama is now revealed as first photo of her in character has landed online via TV Guide.

Not much is known about Kudrow's recurring role, but Darby Stanchfield who plays Abby recently dished on Kudrow's character. "Lisa has a really nice role" as a powerful and smart politician," so Stanchfield said. She continued sharing, "Our characters get along. She's almost like a mentor. Not quite like Olivia, but Abby admires the heck out of her, so it was fun to play."

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'Scandal' 3.02 Preview: Olivia Goes for Blood, Defends Jeanine

October 04, 2013 04:10:54

When "" returns next week, Olivia appears before the press to address another affair rumor related to President Fitz. This time, she takes the podium to clear Jeanine's name, declaring that Jeanine "absolutely positively did not have sex" with Fitz.

Olivia will definitely not let anyone bring her down after her name was leaked out as the president's mistress, telling someone over the phone, "I'm going to go for blood." A preview for the upcoming outing also teases what Cyrus saw in the folder that would likely bring a new problem for the "gladiators in suits," asking fans to share their thoughts via Twitter.

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'Scandal' Season 3 Promo: More Dirty Laundry Threatened to Be Exposed

August 30, 2013 08:08:00

"The battle begins" on "" season 3, so it's said in a new promo which shares new footage from the upcoming chapter. After it was leaked to the press that she has an affair with the President of the United States, Olivia is shocked and tells Fitz that they need to make a plan.

Something upsets Olivia more as she's is seen scolding someone towards the end of the video, "What did you do?" Mellie is also pissed, threatening to share more dirty laundry with the world. Cyrus, meanwhile, wants to "start a kill folder on Olivia Pope," but it's not clear what "a kill folder" means.

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Lisa Kudrow to Recur on 'Scandal' Season 3

August 29, 2013 08:08:41

has nabbed a "" role. The Emmy Award-winning actress will appear in season 3 of the Shonda Rhimes-created series in a multi-episode arc. Details of her character are kept under wraps, but Deadline learns that she will play a politician.

The gig marks Kudrow's biggest acting commitment on broadcast TV network since "Friends" ended its run on NBC in 2004. She is currently executive producing online-turned-TV improv comedy show "". The Phoebe Buffay of the -starring sitcom will reunite with her longtime producing partner Dan Bucatinsky, who stars as Cyrus' (Jeff Perry) husband on the -led drama.

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BET Scores 'Scandal' in Early Syndication Deal

July 16, 2013 11:07:21

"" is headed for BET in a newly-signed syndication deal. Under the pact, BET has exclusive rights to air new episodes of the show's upcoming season 3 no sooner than eight days after the episodes are broadcast on ABC.

"We're thrilled to be joining forces with ABC in airing this dynamic series," says Debra Lee, chairman of BET Networks. " 'Scandal' is a cultural phenomenon that has resonated with viewers for the past two seasons and we‚��re excited to be part of its continued journey."

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Scott Foley Promoted to Series Regular in 'Scandal' Season 3

June 15, 2013 08:06:33

will return in permanent basis in "" season 3. The actor, who first appeared as Jake Ballard towards the end of the show's season 2, has been promoted to a full-fledged series regular ahead of the upcoming third season.

"I'm thrilled to join such a talented, enthusiastic and professional group of people," Foley says in a statement. "Shonda [Rhimes] and company have created a troupe of layered complex characters and to be able to be part of that is both exciting and humbling."

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