‘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.

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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.

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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

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‘Scandal’ Preview: “Put a Ring on it”

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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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