Olivia Pope dedicates her life to protecting and defending the most coveted secrets of the nation’s elite and keeping Pandora’s box closed. Feared and respected all at the same time, Olivia left her post as the Director of Communications to the President of the United States to open her own crisis management firm. While assisting everyone in keeping their dark pasts under wraps, she can’t find the strategy to get away from her own.
Emmy-nominated actress Kerry Washington acts as Olivia Pope, equipped with a highly accomplished staff, who would follow her to the end of the Earth and do anything it takes to ensure the dirty laundry of D.C. power brokers doesn’t becoem front page news. The staff includes: Columbus Short as Harrison, a lethal wordsmith; Guillermo Diaz as Huck, an artful hacker; Darby Stanchfield as crack investigator Abby; and Katie Lowes as newbie attorney Quinn.
Olivia Pope and Associates pull up their sleeves to fight for the reputations of their clients but each of them may need some damage control on their own behalf.
Debuting on ABC in 2012, the Shonda Rhimes-created, hit series Scandal has come to BET — first with a full throttle 14-hour marathon on both August 10 and August 17 from 8A/7C to 10P/9C that will include the first and second seasons of the show. Then, beginning Wednesday August 21 at 9P/8C, you’ll be able to watch back-to-back episodes of Scandal each week on BET.