Scandal (2012– )

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A former White House Communications Director starts her own crisis management firm only to realize her clients are not the only ones with secrets.

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 Olivia Pope (53 episodes, 2012-2014)
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 Abby Whelan (53 episodes, 2012-2014)
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 Quinn Perkins (53 episodes, 2012-2014)
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 Huck (53 episodes, 2012-2014)
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 Cyrus Beene (53 episodes, 2012-2014)
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 David Rosen (53 episodes, 2012-2014)
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 Mellie Grant (53 episodes, 2012-2014)
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 President Fitzgerald Grant (53 episodes, 2012-2014)
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 Harrison Wright (47 episodes, 2012-2014)
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 Jake Ballard (33 episodes, 2013-2014)
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 Charlie (28 episodes, 2012-2014)
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 Rowan Pope (28 episodes, 2013-2014)
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 James Novak (27 episodes, 2012-2014)
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 Vice President Sally Langston (23 episodes, 2012-2014)
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When you get into trouble there's only one person to call, Olivia Pope. Olivia is a professional 'fixer' who makes problems go away before anyone even knows they exist. For the moneyed, the powerful and even the President, Olivia is a legend in her field. Her spectacular success is mostly due to her unbreakable rule of always trust your gut. No matter how careful you are, when you do damage control for a living, you're bound to cause some damage to your own life. She and her crew eat, sleep, live and breathe crisis. Each week, as the team races against the clock to defuse intriguing new problems before they become full-blown disasters, they also have to deal with their own personal issues. They may call themselves 'gladiators in suits', but little by little, Olivia and her crew begin to reveal the chinks in their armor. Written by Anonymous

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The secret is out.

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Columbus Short was offered his role without an audition. See more »

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The BEST SHOW on air this year
29 April 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I had my doubts. I saw the show being advertised and I decided I would not watch the show. I always jump and support black actors and writers and I usually am disappointed. I jumped into Undercover and The Event and was sorely disappointed. I told myself, I would not jump into watching this show. I heard from some friends on facebook how good this show was. Granted, they are people who also support African-American people on shows and movies. But after reading their posts and how excited they were about this show, I folded and recoded this past weeks episode. I was bored Saturday afternoon and decided to give it a chance. I turned it on and it immediately had me hooked. I didn't know what Olivia's job was, but she is a tough woman. I love this show so much I couldn't stop talking about it to my husband. After the show, I went on and on about the episode. I also couldn't get enough of Olivia. She has all the qualities of a strong woman. Kerry is a phenomenal actress!!! Rimes did another fabulous creation on this show. I hope this show goes the distance. I never write reviews for show EVER, but this time I created an account and found this site to take time out to write a review on this show because it is the best show I have seen in a LONG time.


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