Will there be Season 8 of the American political thriller drama ‘Scandal’? What do we know about its ensemble cast & crew? What’s the plot of the series all about? Starting from the basics, it started to air on from 5 April 2012 and continued till 19 April 2018 with its 7 seasons to date. The audience is eagerly waiting to know if there is any Season 8. It’s high time now, the series hasn’t renewed. In South Africa, it is often called The Fixer. Created by Shonda Rhimes, the storyline is somewhat based on the former George H.W Bush administration in the White House. According to the reports of IMDb, it has ranked 7.7/10. Scandal is highly recommended to you if you crave something political yet thrilling kind of drama.
The viewers are also interested to know details of the ensemble cast and crew. This is because the performances of each actor in Scandal are incredible. They have highly praised their acting skills. Also, most of you who haven’t watched it yet are wondering about the streaming details. We shall also cover that. If you want to know more, read the article to the full. Let’s see how informative this article is.
Scandal Season 8: Will there be Season 8? Is it delayed or canceled?
When will Scandal Season 8 come out? This has been the most common question for all the viewers of the American television series. It was premiered on ABC network. ABC has officially announced the end of the finale of Scandal with Season 7. This means Season 8 is not delayed but is not happening. Season 7 was out and started to air on from 5 October 2017. None of us knew that’s going to be the end of the political thriller drama Scandal.
I know this news is going to sadden you. But, unfortunately, that’s the harsh truth. If you haven’t watched Scandal yet, there are several OTT platforms where you can watch it. We will discuss all the streaming details in a while.
Well, under this section we will discuss some of the streaming OTT platforms where the drama Scandal is available. You can watch Scandal on Hulu Plus. Besides this, you can also watch it on Google Play, Amazon Instant Video and iTunes with a proper subscription.
Most of you were having doubts if it’s available on Netflix. Now, there is bad news as well. Earlier, it was there on Netflix. But later on 18 May 2020, Netflix had removed the series Scandal from its site.
Scandal: Cast Members
The American political drama Scandal has a list of some amazing actors. Because of their performances, the drama has got quite positive reviews from both the critics and the audience. Kerry Washington (Olivia), Henry Ian Cusick (Stephen Finch), Columbus Short (Harrison Wright), Darby Stanchfield (Abigail), Katie Lowes (Quinn Perkins), Guillermo Diaz (Huck), Jeff Perry (Cyrus Rutherford Beene), Tony Goldwyn (Fitz), Bellamy Young (Melody), Joshua Malina (David Rosen), Scott Foley (Jacob), Portia De Rossi (Elizabeth North), Cornelius Smith Jr. (Marcus Walker), Joe Morton (Elijah), etc.
Scandal: The Plot in brief
We have already mentioned the basic plot of the American television series Scandal. As a political thriller drama, it is worth watching. It is all about the crisis management firm during the former George H.W Bush administration. This is only for the sake of realizing that her clients aren’t the only ones holding secrets.
Olivia Pope realized that everyone is holding secrets. She is saving the prestige of the elite by keeping all the secrets wrapped up. Along with her team, she gets the job done of saving the public image of the elite. But on the other side, it becomes difficult for some to fix on their own.
Scandal: Season 7 Episodes
Scandal Season 7 Episode 1 Title: Watch Me.
Scandal Season 7 Episode 2 Title: Pressing the flesh.
Scandal Season 7 Episode 3 Title: Day 101.
Scandal Season 7 Episode 4 Title: Lost Girls.
Scandal Season 7 Episode 5 Title: Adventures in Babysitting.
Scandal Season 7 Episode 6 Title: Vampires and Bloodsuckers.
Scandal Season 7 Episode 7 Title: Something Borrowed.
Scandal Season 7 Episode 8 Title: Robin.
Scandal Season 7 Episode 9 Title: Good People.
Scandal Season 7 Episode 10 Title: The People v. Olivia Pope.
Scandal Season 7 Episode 11 Title: Army of One.
Scandal Season 7 Episode 12 Title: Allow Me to reintroduce myself.
Scandal Season 7 Episode 13 Title: Air Force Two.
Scandal Season 7 Episode 14 Title: The List.
Scandal Season 7 Episode 15 Title: The Noise.
Scandal Season 7 Episode 16 Title: People Like Me.
Scandal Season 7 Episode 17 Title: Standing in the Sun.
Scandal Season 7 Episode 18 Title: Over a Cliff.
Season 7: Summary Details as per the Episodes
The last and the finale season of Scandal was premiered from 5 October 2017 to 19 April 2018 with 18 episodes in total. Here we shall discuss the plot as per each of the episodes as many of you are still excited to know how the series ended.
•Episode 1: The Season starts with Liv who has taken over the White House. Unfortunately, what we see is she fails to deal with the commands and orders of B613.
•Episode 2: In this, we will find President Grant to host a state dinner for President Rashad of Bashran to start the process of peace in the Middle East. On the other side, Olivia secretly thinks and plans up something for the backup.
•Episode 3: It is centered on Fitzgerald Grant. This episode will highly portray his life after handing over his presidency power.
•Episode 4: Now, we will see Liv being a bit busy running the world. On the other hand, the QPA team works with an unexpected yet mysterious client to solve a vital case. Along with President Rashad and Prime Minister Nazari, the nuclear summit, is being prepared by Mellie at the White House.
•Episode 5: This episode will show how Olivia and Mellie will manage their powers like they never did before. On the other hand, Cyrus works on the approval of the declaration of war in Bashan. QPA and its team keep an eye on the niece of President Rashad.
•Episode 6: The Gladiators come together to celebrate Quinn and Charlie’s big day. Back at the White House, Cyrus, Mellie, and Jake deal with a new crisis in the Middle East.
•Episode 7: This particular episode is ba surprising. Several sudden and shocking disclosures leave everyone stumbles.
•Episode 8: After Quinn gets kidnapped, it highly affects all of her loved ones. The list also includes Olivia.
•Episode 9: Finally it’s revealed in the ninth episode. What? The events that happened between the kidnap of Quinn and the gunshot rocking Olivia are finally revealed.
•Episode 10: Now Olivia finally agrees to join Fitz. There she finds that some of her very closest friends have arranged some persistent interventions.
•Episode 11: Here, we will see Mellie plan for Jake to become a chief. After knowing this, Olivia makes sure that she won’t let that happen, no matter what it takes from her. While, on the other side, the QPA team especially the trio Abby, Huck and Charlie decides to work with new clients.
•Episode 12: Olivia’s help is needed to track a judicial action.
•Episode 13: A hacker hijacks the Air Force Two plane where Cyrus and David are present. The duo must prepare themselves for the worst scenarios for what might be the last minutes of their precious life.
•Episode 14: Liv seeks help from the team to know if Cyrus is the one who helped to hijack the Air Force Two plane. Also, an intern goes missing after name appears to be one of those who are doing things to get the job on a hill.
•Episode 15: Here, Charlie is taken into custody for being the hijacker of Air Force Two. At the same time, Cyrus sets out to recruit Jake to join him on the job of his quest for the White House.
•Episode 16: Olivia gets struck twice when Mellie demands that she get rid of Cyrus.
•Episode 17: What we saw in Episode 15 is reflected here. Cyrus and Jake’s mission to take the White House reaches a different new level when Liv is asked for testifying against Mellie.
•Episode 18: At the finale part, we see Olivia Pope and her Gladiators make the ultimate sacrifice to take down Cyrus and Jake. But what about justice? How far will they go?
We complete our discussion on Scandal here in this article. I hope this article was useful and quite informative to you. Loads of thanks for staying with us till the end.