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Scandal

  1. party chat
    Pour One Out for Joshua Malina, Who Had to Film His Scandal Death Scene 17 Times“I famously was always concerned about dying.”
  2. last night on late night
    Scandal Cast Gets Revenge on Joshua Malina by Making Him Think He Killed a WomanRevenge is best served cold. And with fake heart attacks.
  3. overnights
    Scandal Series-Finale Recap: A Gladiator Good-byeA frantic and satisfying ending to the Scandal saga.
  4. Every Season of Scandal, RankedRemembering why the show became so beloved in the first place, and eventually became so frustrating.
  5. The Scandal Writers Room on the Craziest Twists They Did (and Didn’t) Write“I got a phone call, and the one phone call was, ‘Can you do the entire thing, but can she not be having an affair with the president?’”
  6. Scandal Has Always Been About Olivia and Mellie Finding Each OtherWhen you’ve got two powerful women competing over a guy, you start to wonder, “Hey, what if they just dumped him and took over the world together?”
  7. vulture lists
    The 23 Greatest Scandal MonologuesNobody can deliver a speech like Olivia Pope.
  8. Scandal Was a Show That Broke Ground Like It Was No Big DealIt was a rare revolutionary TV drama that never became full of itself.
  9. I Ate and Drank Like Olivia Pope for a Week, and I Didn’t DieBut it was still a very bad idea.
  10. overnights
    Scandal Recap: Truth and Consequences“Standing in the Sun” sprints through 30 episodes of plot in a single, jam-packed hour.
  11. Hypothesis: Season Two Is the Best or Worst Season of Every ShowScandal? The best! Friday Night Lights? The worst!
  12. overnights
    Scandal Recap: A Gladiator DisarmedThese final episodes are focused on redeeming the idea of America itself.
  13. overnights
    Scandal Recap: Cyrus for PresidentThe final Scandal battle is the romantics against the power-hungry pragmatists.
  14. overnights
    Scandal Recap: Girls Against BoysIn Scandal, D.C. has long been a sexually treacherous boys’ club.
  15. overnights
    Scandal Recap: Nonsense at 20,000 Feet“Air Force Two” is a perfect representation of what Scandal has become.
  16. close reads
    Why the Scandal–HTGAWM Crossover Is So UniqueOlivia Pope’s partnership with Annalise Keating isn’t just a prime-time gimmick.
  17. overnights
    Scandal Recap: Introducing Pope and KeatingNeither Scandal nor HTGAWM has been this fun in a really long time.
  18. vulture lists
    A Complete Guide to the TV Shows Ending in 2018From the comedies to the dramas and everything in between.
  19. overnights
    Scandal Recap: B613 DeficiencyIt’s difficult to think of another television show that’s been subsumed to this degree by an unworkable plot element.
  20. overnights
    Scandal Recap: A Very Special Intervention“The People v. Olivia Pope” can’t seem to decide what story it’s trying to tell.
  21. overnights
    Scandal Recap: Tuesdays With MarvinThis final season is a lot more experimental and free-wheeling than anyone could have anticipated.
  22. crossovers
    The Scandal—HTGAWM Crossover Will Have So Many Power HandbagsSee Olivia and Annalise together for the first time.
  23. overnights
    Scandal Recap: Death of a GladiatorScandal is the last show on Earth that should be trying a misdirect like this episode does.
  24. shondaland
    Hallelujah! A Scandal–HTGAWM Crossover Episode Is HappeningThank you Mother Earth, a.k.a. Shonda Rhimes.
  25. vulture festival la 2017
    Shonda Rhimes Doesn’t Like the Word DiversityShe prefers to talk about “normalizing.”
  26. overnights
    Scandal Recap: Bad to the BoneThe show is stalling for time with only hours left to wrap up its story.
  27. overnights
    Scandal Recap: No Weddings and Two FuneralsOlivia Pope has officially joined the pantheon of television’s great antiheroes.
  28. overnights
    Scandal Recap: Olivia’s WarWith one shocking explosion, the season jolts back to life.
  29. overnights
    Scandal Recap: Vermont Can WaitAll together now: Olivia Pope doesn’t need to be rescued.
  30. the industry
    Tony Goldwyn Says He Had a ‘Casting Couch’ Experience Early in His CareerReading Lupita Nyong’o’s op-ed inspired Goldwyn to speak out.
  31. overnights
    Scandal Recap: The House in VermontHas there ever been a more boring episode of Scandal?
  32. vulture festival la 2017
    How You Can See Natalie Portman, James Franco, and Issa Rae in L.A. Next MonthThe pop-culture extravaganza is coming to L.A. with a lineup filled with your favorite stars and creators from movies and TV.
  33. overnights
    Scandal Recap: The President Needs a VibratorOlivia is getting pushed closer and closer to the edge.
  34. overnights
    Scandal Season-Premiere Recap: Fear of a Black Hat“Watch Me” heralds the birth of a brand-new Olivia Pope.
  35. vulture lists
    Your Guide to All of the TV Shows Ending This SeasonFarewell, Scandal.
  36. overnights
    Scandal Season-Finale Recap: It Feels RightOlivia Pope finally turns to the dark side.
  37. overnights
    Scandal Recap: Mother’s DayIt’s like the good old days on Scandal again.
  38. cancellations
    Scandal Will End After Next SeasonGladiators, hang up your white hats.
  39. overnights
    Scandal Recap: Eleven PoundsThis show transformed into 24 so gradually, we barely noticed it happening.
  40. overnights
    Scandal Recap: The Hateful Eight“Mercy” allows for some interesting character work that feels vital, even as it seems ridiculous.
  41. good one podcast
    The Story Behind Dear White People’s Perfect Scandal ParodyDear White People creator Justin Simien talks about loving Shonda Rhimes, writing satire, and his show’s timeliness.
  42. overnights
    Scandal Recap: Thwack RevisitedThe show’s latest surprise death doesn’t feel very shocking.
  43. overnights
    Scandal Recap: Defying DefianceKerry Washington and Tony Goldwyn have screen chemistry so phenomenal, Shonda Rhimes tilted the entire show in their direction.
  44. shondaland
    Shonda Rhimes Says Winning Over Trump Supporters Isn’t Part of Scandal’s AgendaScandal’s gladiators aren’t after Donald Trump or his voters.
  45. casting couch
    ABC Originally Wanted Connie Britton to Play Olivia Pope“The network was reading us their top choices and it was Connie and all white women.”
  46. overnights
    Scandal Recap: Slapping AbbyScandal takes its characters to extreme places, then escorts them back into the real world.
  47. These Eerily Familiar TV Characters Remind Us of Politicians in Trump’s America▶️ “My most pressing concern is there ain’t enough Purell in the world to make me want to keep shaking their filthy, inbred hands.”
  48. overnights
    Scandal Recap: The Manchurian GingerIs Huck really dead? Time will tell, but the non-answer in “A Stomach for Blood” is pretty manipulative.
  49. overnights
    Scandal Recap: Civil WarIf Scandal kills off a major character, it’d be a very smart move.
  50. overnights
    Scandal Recap: A Streak of WeaknessScandal is at its worst when the biggest threat comes from some all-powerful group of corporate baddies.
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