FLASHBACKS REVEAL HOW FAR OLIVIA WILL GO TO WIN,
ON ABC'S 'SCANDAL'
"Hardball" - After a tight race and shocking conclusion to the election, flashbacks reveal what happened on the campaign trail and just how far Olivia was willing to go to win. Meanwhile, Fitz and Abby are faced with an unprecedented national crisis, and the gladiators are determined to get answers, on "Scandal," airing THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 2 (9:01-10:00 p.m. EST), on the ABC Television Network.
"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, Joshua Malina as David Rosen, Bellamy Young as First Lady Mellie Grant, Scott Foley as Jake Ballard, Portia De Rossi as Elizabeth North, Joe Morton as Rowan Pope and Cornelius Smith Jr. as Marcus Walker.
Guest starring are George Newbern as Charlie, Kate Burton as Sally Langston, Laila Ayad as Charlotte, Ricardo Chavira as Francisco Vargas, Tessie Santiago as Luna Vargas, Saycon Sengbloh as Angela Webster, Larry Sullivan as McClintock and Lorrie Odom as Harriett.
"Scandal" was created by Shonda Rhimes ("Grey's Anatomy," "How to Get Away with Murder"). Shonda Rhimes, Betsy Beers ("Grey's Anatomy," "How to Get Away with Murder"), Mark Fish and Tom Verica are executive producers. "Scandal" is produced by ABC Studios.
"Hardball" was written by Matt Byrne and directed by Allison Liddi-Brown.
"Scandal" is broadcasted in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC's selected HDTV format, with 5.1-channel surround sound.