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THE CANDIDATES ARE UNDER THE GUN AS ELECTION DAY ARRIVES, ON ABC'S "SCANDAL"
"The Price of Free and Fair Elections" - Election Day has arrived and nothing is off limits as the candidates try to capture votes. Meanwhile, Olivia tries to understand Maya's motives and Charlie makes a very surprising move, on the season finale of ABC's "Scandal," THURSDAY, APRIL 17 (10:00-11:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network.
"Scandal" stars Kerry Washington as Olivia Pope, Columbus Short as Harrison Wright, Guillermo Diaz as Huck, Darby Stanchfield as Abby Whelan, Katie Lowes as Quinn Perkins, Tony Goldwyn as President Fitzgerald Grant, Jeff Perry as Cyrus Beene, Bellamy Young as Mellie Grant, Joshua Malina as David Rosen and Scott Foley as Captain Jacob "Jake" Ballard.
Guest cast TBA.
"The Price of Free and Fair Elections" was written by Shonda Rhimes and Mark Wilding and directed by Tom Verica.
"Scandal" is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC's selected HDTV format, with 5.1-channel surround sound. A TV parental guideline will be assigned closer to the airdate.
ADDITIONAL NOTES: renewed through the 2015-16 season (the show's fifth) on 5/7/15
DESCRIPTION: (from ABC's press release, May 2015) Everyone has secrets and Olivia Pope (Kerry Washington) has dedicated her life to protecting and defending the public images of the nation's elite by keeping those secrets under wraps. Pope's team is at the top of its game when it comes to getting the job done for its clients, but it becomes apparent that these "gladiators in suits" who specialize in fixing the lives of others, have trouble fixing the lives of those closest at hand - their own. "Scandal" stars Kerry Washington as Olivia Pope, Guillermo Diaz as Huck, Darby Stanchfield as Abby Whelan, Katie Lowes as Quinn Perkins, Tony Goldwyn as President Fitzgerald Grant, Jeff Perry as Cyrus Beene, Bellamy Young as Mellie Grant, Joshua Malina as David Rosen and Scott Foley as Jacob "Jake" Ballard. "Scandal" was created by Shonda Rhimes ("Grey's Anatomy," "How to Get Away with Murder"). Executive producers are Shonda Rhimes and Betsy Beers ("Grey's Anatomy," "How to Get Away with Murder"), Mark Wilding and Tom Verica. Judy Smith is co-executive producer. "Scandal" is produced by ABC Studios.