Now that Olivia Pope is the White House Chief of Staff, what crises will she encounter? Has the Scandal TV show been cancelled or renewed for an eighth season on ABC? The television vulture is watching for the latest cancellation and renewal news, so this page has is the place to track the status of Scandal, season eight. Bookmark it, or subscribe for the latest updates. Remember, the television vulture is watching your shows. Are you?
What’s This TV Show About?
Airing on the ABC television network, Scandal stars Kerry Washington, Darby Stanchfield, Katie Lowes, Guillermo Diaz, Jeff Perry, Tony Goldwyn, Joshua Malina, Bellamy Young, Scott Foley, Portia de Rossi, Cornelius Smith Jr., and Joe Morton. The series centers on former White House Communications Director, Olivia Pope (Washington). Upon exiting that job, Olivia opened a premier crisis management firm, to handle erupting political scandals.
The seventh and final season of Scandal kicks off with Mellie Grant (Young) serving as the first female President of the United States, with Cyrus Beane (Perry) as her VP. Olivia is now both Mellie’s chief of staff and the head of the reinstated top secret government agency, B6-13, where she works closely with Jake Ballard (Foley). Quinn Perkins, who is pregnant, now heads up the crisis management firm, QPA (Quinn Perkins and Associates). Her team includes Abby Whelan (Stanchfield), Huck (Diaz), and Charlie (Newbern). Elsewhere, former President Grant (Goldwyn) is building his Presidential library, and David Rosen (Malina) remains on the job as Attorney General. Meanwhile, expect Rowan Pope (Morton) to still have some tricks up his sleeve.
Season Seven Ratings
The seventh season of Scandal is averaging a 1.16 rating in the 18-49 demographic and 4.99 million viewers. Compared to season six, that’s down by 19% and down by 11%, respectively. Find out how Scandal stacks up against other ABC TV shows we’re tracking.
Since Scandal is ending with the current, seventh season, we don’t have to wonder if it will be cancelled or renewed. You can prepare yourselves for the Scandal TV series finale, and I can research which wines pair best with a successful, seven season political drama. Still, I’ll keep an eye on the Nielsen ratings and update this page with breaking developments. While there shouldn’t be any cancellation or renewal news, spinoffs are always possible, so subscribe for free updates on any Scandal news.
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Is the seventh season the right time to end the Scandal TV show? Were it renewed for season eight on ABC, would you tune in? Would you like to see a spinoff? Tell us what you think, in the comments, below.