From the creator and executive producers of “Grey’s Anatomy” and “Private Practice” comes Scandal, a drama revolving around the life and work of a professional crisis manager and her dysfunctional staff. The upcoming series stars: Kerry Washington as Olivia Pope, Henry Ian Cusick as Stephen Finch, Columbus Short as Harrison Wright, Guillermo Diaz as Huck, Darby Stanchfield as Abby Whelan, Katie Lowes as Quinn Perkins, Jeff Perry as Cyrus Beene and Tony Goldwyn as Fitzgerald Grant, President of the United States. Scandal is an upcoming drama series premiering this mid-season on ABC.
The show follows Olivia Pope has she protects and defends the public images of the nation’s elites and keeps their secrets out of the media. Olivia is a former communications director of the President; Olivia left the White House to open her own crisis management firm, Olivia Pope and Associates. Olivia hopes to start a new chapter in her life, she discovers she cannot rid herself of her past.
Olivia Pope’s dysfunctional staff includes: Stephen Finch (Henry Ian Cusick), a womanizer who is trying to settle down and have a family; Harrison Wright (Columbus Short), an efficient litigator; Huck (Guillermo Diaz), an extremely hacker with a CIA past; Abby Whelan (Darby Stanchfield), is the firm’s investigator; and Quinn Perkins (Katie Lowes), the new addition of the firm.
Scandal is one of the anticipated drama series of the season. Check out the trailer below, Yay or Nay ?
Click here for the first ten minutes of “Scandal.”
Will you watch Scandal?
Scandal premieres Thursday, April 5 at 10/9 EST on ABC.