|First Air Date||:||2012-04-05|
|Number of Seasons||:||5|
|Number of Episodes||:||90|
Scandal is an American political thriller television series starring Kerry Washington. Created by Shonda Rhimes, it debuted on ABC on April 5, 2012. Kerry Washington's character, Olivia Pope, is partially based on former George Bush administration press aide Judy Smith, who serves as a co-executive producer. The show takes place in Washington, D.C. and focuses on Olivia Pope's crisis management firm, Pope & Associates, and its staff, as well as staff at the White House.
|Casts||:||Kerry Washington, Darby Stanchfield, Columbus Short, Jeff Perry, Tony Goldwyn, Guillermo Díaz, Joshua Malina, Katie Lowes, Scott Foley, Kevin Ashworth, Keith Sellon-Wright,|