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Season Seven
Scandal Season 7 Poster
Episodes 18
Premiere Episode Watch Me
Premiere Date October 5, 2017
Finale Episode Over A Cliff
Finale Date April 19, 2018

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On February 10, 2017, ABC announced that Season Seven is the final season of Scandal. [1] The season premiered on October 5, 2017.

AboutEdit

The season focuses on Olivia Pope and her new position as Chief of Staff of President Mellie Grant and the Command of B613. It also depicts Quinn Perkins as the boss of her crisis management firm Quinn Perkins & Associates, and its team, as well as staff at the White House in Washington, D.C., in their efforts to deal with and contain political scandals. Season seven has twelve series regulars out of which eleven return from the previous season and one new regular is added.

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CastEdit

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EpisodesEdit

01 | 107
7x01 - Oval Office 02
"Watch Me" October 5, 2017
Directed by: Jann Turner - Written by: Shonda Rhimes
One hundred days into Mellie's presidency, Olivia Pope is proving she can run the world; but to avoid an international incident, she may have to make her toughest call yet. Meanwhile, Quinn Perkins & Associates struggle to find their first client.
02 | 108
7x02 - Mellie Grant and President Rashad 01
"Pressing the Flesh" October 12, 2017
Directed by: Tony Goldwyn - Written by: Matt Byrne
President Mellie Grant hosts a state dinner for President Rashad of Bashran in a first step toward peace in the Middle East, and in case Mellie’s charm alone doesn’t work, Olivia secretly puts Jake to work so that they are armed with a back-up plan. Meanwhile, the team at Quinn Perkins & Associates attends the party in hopes to gain more high-profile clientele.
03 | 109
7x03 - Marcus Walker and Fitz Grant 04
"Day 101" October 19, 2017
Directed by: Scott Foley - Written by: Zahir McGhee
During the first 100 days of Mellie’s presidency, Fitz stays out of the limelight in Vermont where he takes up life as an ordinary citizen for the first time in years. Marcus joins the former POTUS to begin important work on the Fitzgerald Grant III Presidential Library.
04 | 110
7x04 - Abby, Quinn and Huck 01
"Lost Girls" October 26, 2017
Directed by: Nicole Rubio - Written by: Ameni Rozsa & Austin Guzman
While Liv is busy running the free world, the team at QPA works with an unexpected client to solve an important case. At the White House, Mellie prepares for the upcoming Nuclear Summit with President Rashad and Prime Minister Nazari.
05 | 111
7x05 - David, Olivia and Mellie 01
"Adventures in Babysitting" November 2, 2017
Olivia and Mellie assert their power like never before; meanwhile, Cyrus is working on congressional approval to declare war in Bashran, and QPA is keeping close watch on President Rashad’s niece.
06 | 112
7x06 - Group 06
"Vampires and Bloodsuckers" November 9, 2017
Directed by: Jann Turner - Written by: Chris Van Dusen & Tia Napolitano
The Gladiators come together to celebrate Quinn and Charlie’s big day, but events take a turn when Quinn goes missing. Back at the White House, Mellie meets with the Bashrani ambassador to deal with the aftermath of President Rashad’s assassination.
07 | 113
7x07 - Olivia Pope 01
"Something Borrowed" November 16, 2017
Directed by: Sharat Raju - Written by: Mark Fish
The first half of the epic final season ends with shocking revelations and jaw-dropping events that will leave everyone reeling.
08 | 114
7x08 - Olivia Pope and Jake Ballard 05
"Robin" January 18, 2018
Directed by: Daryn Okada - Written by: Juan Carlos Fernandez
On the midseason premiere, the fallout from Rowan’s desperate act affects all of Quinn’s loved ones, including a guilt-ridden Olivia.
09 | 115
7x09 - Rowan and Olivia 04
"Good People" January 25, 2018
The harrowing events that transpired in Rowan’s basement are revealed, from the moment Quinn was kidnapped to the earth-shattering gunshot that rocked Olivia to her core.
10 | 116
7x10 - Group 05
"The People v. Olivia Pope" February 1, 2018
Directed by: Kerry Washington - Written by: Ameni Rozsa
When Olivia agrees to join Fitz in Vermont for what she thinks will be a relaxing getaway, she is shocked to find that her closest friends have orchestrated a relentless intervention. Back in Washington, Cyrus finally reveals his suspicions to Mellie about Olivia and Jake’s extracurricular activities.
11 | 117
7x11 - Olivia and Cyrus 01
"Army of One" February 8, 2018
Directed by: Allison Liddi-Brown - Written by: Austin Guzman
Mellie’s plans to name Jake as her new chief of staff only propels Olivia to do whatever it takes to make sure that does not happen. Back at Papa Pope’s house, Quinn becomes restless, wondering just how long Rowan intends to keep her and Robin hidden from the outside world. Meanwhile at QPA, Abby, Huck and Charlie decide that it’s time to move forward with new clients when their first case leads to surprising intel.
12 | 118
7x12 - Olivia Pope and Annalise Keating 07
Directed by: Tony Goldwyn - Written by: Raamla Mohamed
In the midst of moving on from the White House, Olivia gets an unexpected visitor in criminal defense attorney Annalise Keating, who seeks her help in fast-tracking a judicial reform class action to the United States Supreme Court. However, after Olivia’s recent fall from political grace, it’s going to be more challenging than ever to get the support they need.
13 | 119
7x13 - Cyrus Beene 02
"Air Force Two" March 8, 2018
Directed by: Valerie Weiss - Written by: Severiano Canales
When Cyrus and David embark on a trip to Lisbon for the digital piracy summit, their plane is hacked, leaving their friends and colleagues on the ground little time to save them.
14 | 120
7x14 - Olivia Pope 03
"The List" March 15, 2018
Directed by: Greg Evans - Written by: Jess Brownell & Juan Carlos Fernandez
After Air Force Two’s extraordinary safe landing, Cyrus takes his victory lap as America’s newest hero, and Mellie demands that the Oval stop at nothing until justice is served. Meanwhile, Liv tries to bridge the gap with the Gladiators by disclosing her theory behind the hijack and Cyrus’s true intentions.
15 | 121
7x15 - Olivia and Quinn 05
"The Noise" March 29, 2018
Directed by: Darby Stanchfield - Written by: Raamla Mohamed & Jeremy Gordon
When Charlie is taken into custody for the hijacking of Air Force Two, Quinn is faced with an important choice. Meanwhile, Cyrus is pulling the strings behind closed doors and sets out to recruit Jake to join him on his quest for the White House.
16 | 122
7x16 - Olivia Pope 06
"People Like Me" April 5, 2018
Directed by: Joe Morton - Written by: Chris Van Dusen
On the heels of her commitment to turn over a new leaf, personal turmoil strikes Olivia once again when Mellie demands that she get rid of Cyrus once and for all.
17 | 123
7x17 - Group 01
"Standing in the Sun" April 12, 2018
Directed by: Jann Turner - Written by: Mark Fish & Matt Byrne
Cyrus and Jake’s mission to take the White House reaches a new level of deceit when Liv is called to testify against Mellie.
18 | 124
7x18 - Olivia Pope 01
"Over A Cliff" April 19, 2018
Directed by: Tom Verica - Written by: Shonda Rhimes
With the existence of B613 exposed to the world, the Gladiators make the ultimate sacrifice in order to take down Cyrus and Jake – but how far will they go to get justice?

Cast Promotional PhotosEdit

Scandal Season 7 - Cast Promo 01

Promotional PhotosEdit

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Behind the Scenes PhotosEdit

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Cast Behind the Scenes PhotosEdit

→ See and enjoy 137 pictures from Season 7 BTS at Images from Season 7 BTS.

The cast and crew of Scandal often post selfies, behind the scenes pictures and episode sneak peeks.

Promotional VideosEdit

Behind the ScenesEdit

Scandal Series Finale Featurette (HD)

Scandal Series Finale Featurette (HD)

References Edit

  1. http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/live-feed/scandal-end-season-7-893299
  2. http://variety.com/2017/tv/news/scandal-ending-season-7-abc-president-interview-1202426533/
  3. http://tvline.com/2017/05/15/scandal-season-7-george-newbern-charlie-series-regular-cast/
  4. http://www.disneyabcpress.com/abc/pressrelease/abc-announces-a-special-tgit-event-with-how-to-get-away-with-murder-and-scandal-crossover-episodes/

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