Kerry Washingont, Scott Foley, Tony Goldwyn
[WARNING: The following story contains spoilers about Thursday's midseason finale of Scandal. Read at your own risk.]
On a Wednesday afternoon in late August, Kerry Washington's shih tzu-Yorkie mix, Josie, is napping contentedly on a Hollywood soundstage sofa as her Emmy-nominated owner gets back to the business of being scandalous. Clad in her character Olivia Pope's trademark Armani, Washington is...well, we can't tell you what she's doing, who she's doing it with, or even where they're doing it. If we did, Scandal creator and executive producer Shonda Rhimes would unleash the show's figurative guard dogs, the fearsome spies of B613, on us.
Tony Goldwyn, Scott Foley, Kerry Washington
[Warning: This story contains major spoilers from Thursday's Scandal finale. Read at your own risk!]
Scandal's season finale was quite explosive — but it wasn't the bomb that was the most shocking moment.
The big bomb scare was actually quickly resolved in the opening moments of Thursday's episode, with Jake (Scott Foley) arriving at the Oval Office to tell Fitz (Tony Goldwyn) about the bomb at the church before it exploded, which allowed them to evacuate in time. Unfortunately...
Attention, Gladiators! Jimmy Kimmel Live will air a special Scandal-themed episode following Season 3's explosive finale on Thursday, April 17.
The special, cleverly titled Jimmy Kimmel Live: Behind the Scandalabra...
Khandi Alexander, Nazanin Boniadi
[Warning: This story contains major spoilers from Thursday night's episode of Scandal. Read at your own risk!]
Scandal plans to end its third season with a bang — literally.
After OPA dismantled B613 just as Maya Pope's (Khandi Alexander) assassination plot came together, POTUS & Co. are forced to work with the enemy during Thursday's episode, calling in former B613 command Rowan (Joe Morton) for help. Of course, Jake (Scott Foley) is pissed and tells Olivia (Kerry Washington) that she's making a big mistake. For once, he was...
To say that Scandal fans are very vocal about the ABC political fixer drama would be an understatement. But those devoted Gladiators took things to a whole new level after Thursday's shocking episode, in which Jake Ballard (Scott Foley) brutally killed James Novak (Dan Bucatinsky) in order to protect the Republic.
Scandal's Jeff Perry: Cyrus can't let this death be in vain
Viewers were distraught that Jake had seemingly crossed a line by killing a character — and two other women — that they had come to care about. Even worse, this meant that fans' beloved Jake, who had become a love interest for Scandal's fearless leader Olivia Pope (Kerry Washington), had gone to the dark side! Oh no!
But let's get something straight:
[Warning: This story contains major spoilers from Thursday's episode of Scandal. Read at your own risk!]
Scandal has had its fair share of shocking moments, but the opening of Thursday's episode took the ABC political fixer drama to a new level by quickly revealing exactly who got shot and proving that executive producer Shonda Rhimes is not afraid to kill someone off one of her shows, even if you are...
Guillermo Diaz, Katie Lowes
Sorry, Scandal fans: Quinn (Katie Lowes) is no longer a Gladiator. Huck (Guillermo Diaz) made that abundantly clear in the midseason finale after discovering that the youngest OPA member had betrayed Olivia (Kerry Washington). But will OPA's fearless leader agree with Huck's decision? TVGuide.com caught up with Diaz to find out what's in store for ABC's political fixer drama, which returns Thursday at 10/9c on ABC:
Darren Criss, Sandra Oh, Hugh Dancy
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Now that Blaine is moving to New York, will Glee fans hear wedding bells for Klaine? — Michelle
Not so fast, says Darren Criss, who is hoping that the beloved couple enjoy a long (but happy!) engagement. "I think that we don't want to jump right into it," he says. "New York is going to be a big-enough adjustment. I hope they play it out for a while."
Grey's Anatomy scoop! — Heather
Meredith and Cristina's friendship is back on track! "They're in a really nice holding place and getting back to the love, humor, comfort and friendship," Sandra Oh tells me. The twisted sisters will celebrate their renewed lovefest with a night of drinking — but...
Scandal, I have some questions for you. Namely, what the hell happened?
The ABC drama used to be believable. Not plausible, but at least somewhat believable. For any show to pull off the over-the-top melodrama Scandal does without becoming completely unhinged, it needs to be grounded by some semblance of reason. Even cartoons exist within a set of limitations. For example, Road Runner and Wile E. Coyote can both run in midair unless Coyote looks down and realizes he's about to fall. Then, by the rules of cartoon physics, he plummets. Recently though, it's felt like Scandal's been running full-speed ahead with no ground beneath it, but when they look down and see they're about to fall, they say, 'F--- it, I'm going higher."