‘Scandal’ Preview: “Even the Devil Deserves a Second Chance”

SCANDAL - "Even the Devil Deserves a Second Chance" - While Fitz is focused on winning back the American people, he makes a shocking discovery. Meanwhile, OPA takes on a new client, but Olivia seems preoccupied keeping her own secrets, and Elizabeth North sets her sights on a new agenda, on "Scandal," THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 5 (9:00-10:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network. (ABC/Ron Tom) TONY GOLDWYN, JEFF PERRY

Ooohhh gurrl….you bad! Olivia, WTF were you thinking? Why on earth would you let your father out and then lie to your boyfriend AKA the President of the United States?!

Scandal airs Thursdays at 9 p.m. ET/PT on ABC.

The synopsis for “Even the Devil Deserves a Second Chance”:

While Fitz is focused on winning back the American people, he makes a shocking discovery. Meanwhile, OPA takes on a new client, but Olivia seems preoccupied keeping her own secrets, and Elizabeth North sets her sights on a new agenda.

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‘Scandal’ Preview: “Get Out of Jail, Free” [PHOTOS]

SCANDAL - "Get Out of Jail, Free" - Fitz and Olivia are presented with a shocking plan that might just make all of their troubles go away, and Mellie is put through the ringer when confronted about her troubled marriage. Meanwhile, the Gladiators continue to defend Olivia, and Susan Ross turns to David for advice, on "Scandal," THURSDAY, OCTOBER 29 (9:00-10:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network. (ABC/Nicole Wilder) KERRY WASHINGTON, TONY GOLDWYN

Things seem to be moving pretty fast over at the White House. Will Olivia become Mrs. Fitzgerald Grant? Can someone say shotgun wedding?! And let’s not forget about the little Senate judiciary committee that is making everyone on edge. Mellie thinks she has the upper hand when she definitely doesn’t and finds out she’s been duped yet again.

Scandal airs Thursdays at 9 p.m. ET/PT on ABC.

The synopsis for “Get Out of Jail, Free”:

Fitz and Olivia are presented with a shocking plan that might just make all of their troubles go away, and Mellie is put through the ringer when confronted about her troubled marriage. Meanwhile, the Gladiators continue to defend Olivia, and Susan Ross turns to David for advice.

A clip from this week’s episode:

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‘Scandal’ Preview: “You Got Served” [PHOTOS]

SCANDAL - "You Got Served" - Olivia knows she can't handle this latest storm on her own and calls for help from an unexpected source. Meanwhile, Mellie and Cyrus continue to pull strings from the sidelines and Jake is still occupied by a ghost from his past, on "Scandal," THURSDAY, OCTOBER 22 (9:00-10:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network. (ABC/Michael Desmond) KERRY WASHINGTON

Oh, Olivia, you are now the one that needs fixing…in a matter of speaking. Now that she’s moved into the White House, she must act like the first lady and not like the husband stealer that the public perceives her to be.

Scandal airs Thursdays at 9 p.m. ET/PT on ABC.

The synopsis for “You Got Served”:

Olivia knows she can’t handle this latest storm on her own and calls for help from an unexpected source. Meanwhile, Mellie and Cyrus continue to pull strings from the sidelines and Jake is still occupied by a ghost from his past.

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‘Scandal’ Preview: “Dog-Whistle Politics” [Photos]

SCANDAL - "Dog-Whistle Politics" - Eager to get answers, Jake unexpectedly crosses paths with someone he thought he'd never see again. Meanwhile, Huck and Quinn recruit a familiar face to help smooth over the media storm surrounding Olivia, and Fitz quickly finds out the true cost of mercy when he discovers not everyone fully supports his actions, on "Scandal," THURSDAY, OCTOBER 15 (9:00-10:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network. (ABC/John Fleenor) KERRY WASHINGTON

SCANDAL – “Dog-Whistle Politics” (ABC/John Fleenor)

Well, Olivia Pope finally went and did it. She confirmed that she is, in fact having an affair with President Grant and it’s been madness ever since. Poor Mellie. She isn’t getting what she wanted in the least. Also, Cyrus is back! I really missed his twisted schemes and how he just inserted himself in every situation. Mellie for President!

Now that Olivia has announced to the world that she’s been sleeping with the President, are we completely done with Jake? I mean, I need some Jake in my life!

The synopsis for “Dog-Whistle Politics”:

Eager to get answers, Jake unexpectedly crosses paths with someone he thought he’d never see again. Meanwhile, Huck and Quinn recruit a familiar face to help smooth over the media storm surrounding Olivia, and Fitz quickly finds out the true cost of mercy when he discovers not everyone fully supports his actions.

A clip from this week’s episode:

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‘Scandal’ Premiere Preview: “Heavy is the Head”

SCANDAL - "Heavy is the Head" - Olivia and Fitz are back together again and enjoying every scandalous moment together while Cyrus, Mellie and Huck are all still dealing with the aftermath of helping Command. Meanwhile, when a visit from the Queen of Caldonia and her family turns into a tragedy, Olivia is hired to make sure the Royal family's private life stays private, on the Season 5 premiere of "Scandal," THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 24 (9:00-10:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network. (ABC/Eric McCandless) DARBY STANCHFIELD, KERRY WASHINGTON

“What happens now?”

“Whatever we want.”

Well, a whole lot of craziness went down in the Season 4 finale that I’m still trying to process. Let’s do a little recap, shall we? Mellie got herself into a big ole mess with Damascus aka Eli Pope aka Rowen, which ended up securing her Senate seat, but at what cost? She inadvertently killed the entire B613 jury just by handing out a list of names. And who killed all those people? Huck did and Quinn was the only one to figure it out, mostly because they’re both obsessed with killing people and she recognized his moves. She basically puts a gun to his head saying she should kill him. He wants her to. Sadly we had to wait all summer to find out what happened.

Meanwhile, Fitz finds out about Mellie’s little secret and ends up kicking her out of the house…the White House that is. Not like that’s really going to make a difference. Except now he can live happily ever after with Liz in Vermont. Oh, and let’s not forget about Fitz firing Cyrus. I mean….good lord! That should have been done years ago, but he’s good, I mean, bad, but great!

Anywho, will we find Liv and Fitz just “snuggling” in a bed in their Vermont home? The trailer definitely leads us to believe that is the case.

I’m so excited to see how Shonda will handle all the drama this season. I’m headed over to buy a bunch of red wine. This will be me tonight.

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Scandal premieres Thursday, September 24 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on ABC.

The official synopsis for “Heavy is the Head”:

Olivia and Fitz are back together again and enjoying every scandalous moment together while Cyrus, Mellie and Huck are all still dealing with the aftermath of helping Command. Meanwhile, when a visit from the Queen of Caldonia and her family turns into a tragedy, Olivia is hired to make sure the Royal family’s private life stays private

Here are some stills from Scandal Season 5, Episode 1:

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‘Scandal’ Preview: “Put a Ring on it”

SCANDAL -- "Put A Ring On It" -- Photo Gallery

SCANDAL — “Put A Ring On It” — Photo Gallery

You are invited to a White House wedding! Well, let’s not get too excited. It’s not the fairytale wedding you’re expecting. Basically, Michael (Matthew Del Negro) gets into trouble and the Gladiators have to fix it by, you know, upping the wedding. First of all, we haven’t even seen Michael in weeks so where the hell has he been all this time?! Also, are they still pretending to be together? Poor Cyrus.

Meanwhile, David is going through with his plan to take down B613. Big mistake. Huge!

Scandal airs Thursdays at 9 p.m. ET/PT on ABC.

The official synopsis for “Put A Ring On It”:

“Put A Ring On It” – When Michael gets himself in a bad situation, the Gladiators launch into damage control and put pressure on Cyrus to move up the wedding. Meanwhile, David takes the first step in executing his plan to take down B613, on “Scandal,” THURSDAY, MARCH 26 (9:00-10:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network.

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‘Scandal’ Preview: “Where’s the Black Lady?”

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I’m not really sure what the hell is going on over in Scandal-land. Last week’s midseason premiere honestly looked like Shonda had been watching a little too much Homeland over the break. First of all, Olivia of all people should know to never, NEVER tell anyone your secret let alone trust a stranger that’s been “kidnapped” and put in a weird room with you. I mean, I would NEVER tell anyone I was having an affair, let alone with the President. Ugh. So many questions. Also, why on earth would she drop the gun after only using one bullet. THERE WERE SO MANY LEFT!!! Last but not least, I want to know where I can go take a “How to file down your underwire to pick a lock” class!

Anyways, I digress. This week’s episode finds Olivia in the same place she was before; under the watch of some weird guy named Ian McLeod (Jason Butler Harner). Do we think these are the men Papa Pope was talking about when he said he wouldn’t protect her anymore? They seem extremely prepared and know everything about Ms. Olivia Pope.

Now that the team knows about her kidnapping, they’ll do everything they can to bring her home safely.

The synopsis for “Where’s the Black Lady?”:

With Olivia still missing, the team comes together to do whatever it takes to find her and get her home safely.
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Scandal airs Thursdays at 9 p.m. ET/PT on ABC.

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‘Scandal’ Photo Gallery: “Where the Sun Don’t Shine”

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There is just so much ridiculousness happening on Scandal that I can’t even handle it. First of all, the love triangle thought that they could outsmart Command and yet they totally got their, excuse me, asses handed to them. Also, a lot of snipers were killed in the process. Meanwhile, Huck is never going to gain the trust of his kid ever again. He’s also scarred for life! That poor boy. He just wanted to get some ice cream and hang out with his dad.

Let’s not forget about the tricky situation with Liz (Portia de Rossi), Cyrus and Michael (Matthew Del Negro). Liz is planning something big and Huck and Quinn are on the hunt to figure out what that plan entails.

What do you think will happen? Will Olivia really shoot her own father? Will Quinn and Huck get into trouble of their own uncovering Liz’s plan? I have so many questions!

The synopsis for “Where the Sun Don’t Shine:”

“Where the Sun Don’t Shine” — Command is always two steps ahead and everyone in Olivia’s life is in danger. Meanwhile, Cyrus is forced to face the consequences of his behavior, and Huck and Quinn finally figure out just what Elizabeth North has been planning, but they might be too late to stop it, on the winter finale of “Scandal,” THURSDAY NOVEMBER 20 (9:00-10:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network.
“Scandal” stars Kerry Washington as Olivia Pope, Guillermo Diaz as Huck, Darby Stanchfield as Abby Whelan, Katie Lowes as Quinn Perkins, Tony Goldwyn as President Fitzgerald Grant, Jeff Perry as Cyrus Beene, Bellamy Young as Mellie Grant, Joshua Malina as David Rosen and Scott Foley as Jacob “Jake” Ballard.
“Where the Sun Don’t Shine” was written by Mark Wilding and directed by Tony Goldwyn.

Stills from Scandal Season 4, Episode 9:

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Scandal airs Thursdays at 9 p.m. ET/PT on ABC.

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‘Scandal’ Photo Gallery: “The Last Supper”

Last week’s episode of Scandal showed us just how tough Olivia can be. And also just how much she can be like Command.

After believing that Jake could do such a horrible thing, both Olivia and Fitz have come to realize that it’s been Papa Pope all along. Thank god! I don’t think I could have watched the President continue punching Jake in his beautiful face any longer.

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Meanwhile, Cyrus realizes that his new “boy toy” is the one leaking the information and that he’s somehow connected to Elizabeth North (Portia de Rossi). All of his secrets will finally come to light this week but Liz’s plan is bigger than anyone imaged. Dun-dun-duuunn!!

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Let’s not forget about Huck’s obsession with reconnecting with his family, which is totally understandable after what he’s been through.

On a totally separate note, fans will be able to watch a new exclusive trailer for the upcoming film Fifty Shades of Grey during this week’s episode of Scandal. 

The network has released the official synopsis along with some stills from the episode titled “The Last Supper,” airing Thursday, Nov. 13 at 9 p.m. ET on ABC.

“The Last Supper” – Fitz and Jake continue to fight over Olivia, but Olivia needs them to focus on the real prize, taking down Command. Meanwhile, Huck longs to connect with his family and Quinn continues tracking Kubiak. Back at the White House, Cyrus’ exploits finally catch up to him, but Elizabeth North’s plan is much bigger than anyone ever expected.

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‘Scandal’ Preview: “Baby Made a Mess” [Photo Gallery]

SCANDAL: "Baby Made a Mess" Photos

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Last week’s episode of Scandal was just flat out crazy pants. Fitz has been holding Jake in secret, away from Olivia, and beating him to a pulp, trying to get some answers out of him. Mellie is no longer smelly and has taken false information given to her by Elizabeth (Portia de Rossi) and then voiced concerns addressing that the White House is planning on closing some military basis to the media, without the President’s knowledge. Yeah, that’ll go over well. However, that’s when Abby tells Cyrus about all the intel she’s gathered on him and that HE’s the leak. I mean, he did tell her to do exactly that and find out how Elizabeth knew about that in the first place. It’s all his fault that this is happening – he didn’t realize that his new “friend” is a spy. Poor, Cyrus.

SCANDAL: "Baby Made a Mess" Photos

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This week’s episode tackles that in more detail and Olivia is still unable to believe that Jake could have done something so horrible like murder Jerry and Harrison. She turns to Tom for help to find out more information when Leo Bergen (Paul Adelstein) returns with a new client, causing her team to fight back.

Here is the official ABC synopsis here:

“Baby Made a Mess” – Olivia, still unable to believe that Jake is guilty, sets her eyes on Tom for additional information, and when Leo Bergen’s newest client causes a gut wrenching reaction, her associates spring into action. Meanwhile, Huck continues to play with fire, Mellie makes a power move and Elizabeth’s shocking alliance is revealed.

Scandal airs Thursdays at 9 p.m. ET on ABC.

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