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 (69 episodes, 2012-2015)
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 Abby Whelan (69 episodes, 2012-2015)
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 Quinn Perkins (69 episodes, 2012-2015)
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 Huck (69 episodes, 2012-2015)
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 Cyrus Beene (69 episodes, 2012-2015)
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 David Rosen (69 episodes, 2012-2015)
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 Mellie Grant (69 episodes, 2012-2015)
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 President Fitzgerald Grant (69 episodes, 2012-2015)
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 Jake Ballard (49 episodes, 2013-2015)
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 Harrison Wright (47 episodes, 2012-2014)
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 Rowan Pope (36 episodes, 2013-2015)
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 Charlie (33 episodes, 2012-2015)
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 James Novak (28 episodes, 2012-2015)
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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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Katie Lowes had worked as a babysitter to supplement her income in between guest spots on TV shows. When Shonda Rhimes made her a regular she told her she wouldn't have to babysit anymore. See more »

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Olivia Pope: It's handled.
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Exciting New Show
6 April 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

AWESOME and awe inspiring main character (I mean Kerry Washington, who should be listed in the top 3 on IMDb title page for the show, not at #8!!) Oliva Pope, who is confident, strong,"legendary" and knows the ins-and-outs of D.C. political power brokers. Snappy fast-paced dialogue, intense story lines and soap elements intertwined with political intrigue. Main plot points were engaging and not always foreseen, which in storytelling, is a very good thing. Pilot shows a lot of potential to be a great can't-miss show. This should be another big hit for Shonda Rhimes, if ABC commits to it and doesn't continuously pre-empt it. Shonda Rhimes scores big again! Yeah Rhimes!Keep it coming!!


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