Everyone has secrets… and Olivia Pope (Kerry Washington) has dedicated her life to protecting and defending the public images of the nation's elite by keeping those secrets under wraps. Pope's team are at the top of their game when it comes to getting the job done for their clients, but it becomes apparent that these "gladiators in suits," who specialize in fixing the lives of other people, have trouble fixing those closest at hand -- their own. The series is created by Shonda Rhimes (Grey's Anatomy, Private Practice). Shonda Rhimes, Betsy Beers (Grey's Anatomy, Private Practice) and Mark Wilding are executive producers and Judy Smith is co-executive producer:
Shonda Rhimes is the creator of "Scandal" and of "Grey's Anatomy," which chronicles the personal and professional lives of surgical residents in Seattle. Rhimes also created the "Grey's Anatomy" spinoff series "Private Practice," which ran on ABC for six seasons.
Betsy Beers is the executive producer of "Scandal" and "Grey's Anatomy." Beers is a partner in Shonda Rhimes' company, Shondaland, and together the two women develop and produce additional feature film and television projects.
"Over A Cliff"
"Allow Me to Reintroduce Myself"
On January 3, 2018 Shondaland had it's very first TGIT crossover between Scandal and How To Get Away with Murder. The crossover was announced by Shonda Rhimes on twitter, the episode is titled "Allow Me to Reintroduce Myself" and aired on March 1, 2018.
On April 12, 2018 Kerry Washington, Tony Goldwyn, Bellamy Young and Shonda Rhimes were featured in the New York Times magazine to celebrate Scandal's final episode and the legacy Shonda Rhimes has created with the TV show.
On April 19th 2018 the Scandal cast and crew will gather at the El Capitan Theatre in Los Angeles, California for a live table read of the Season Seven finale "Over a Cliff" - which is the final episode of Scandal.
On April 19, 2018 Shonda Rhimes and the cast of Scandal were on Jimmy Kimmel Live! after the Scandal series finale "Over A Cliff". It was the first and last time the entire main cast of Scandal were on Jimmy Kimmel Live together!