It’s all over but the shouting. Below, watch the new featurette video for the Scandal TV series finale, airing on ABC tonight at 10:00pm ET/PT. The seven seasons of Shondaland’s Scandal come to an end in episode 7.18, “Over A Cliff.” Clocking in at a minute and 22 seconds, the Scandal series finale promo features the cast teasing the final events of the series. After the finale, Jimmy Kimmel will host a Scandal after-show on Jimmy Kimmel Live, with the cast and Shonda Rhimes, as well as a Chaka Khan musical performance.
An ABC political drama, Scandal stars Kerry Washington, Darby Stanchfield, Katie Lowes, Guillermo Diaz, Jeff Perry, Tony Goldwyn, Joshua Malina, Bellamy Young, Scott Foley, Cornelius Smith Jr., George Newbern, and Joe Morton. The series centers on former White House Communications Director and crisis manager, Olivia Pope (Washington), who, in the seventh and final season, is named Chief of Staff to President Mellie Grant (Young). The drama, which has been a bona fide Nielsen ratings hit, debuted on April 5, 2012 and should finish its seven season run as one of the Alphabet Network’s top 10 scripted TV shows.
The Cast of ABC’s Scandal Teases the TV Series Finale on ABC
Scandal Series Finale Episode Description; 7.18, “Over A Cliff”:
The series finale, “Over A Cliff,” will air that evening (10:00–11:01 p.m. EDT). The episode marks the culmination of Olivia, Mellie, Fitz and the Gladiators’ journey as we know it. With the existence of B613 exposed to the world, the Gladiators make the ultimate sacrifice in order to take down Cyrus and Jake – but how far will they go to get justice?
Following the finale episode, “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” will celebrate the beloved series with an epic “Scandal” after-show. Host Jimmy Kimmel will be joined by Shonda Rhimes, Kerry Washington, Guillermo Diaz, Darby Stanchfield, Katie Lowes, Tony Goldwyn, Jeff Perry, Joshua Malina, Bellamy Young, Scott Foley, Joe Morton, Cornelius Smith Jr. and George Newbern, with a special musical performance by Chaka Kahn.
“Scandal” stars Kerry Washington as Olivia Pope, Guillermo Diaz as Huck, Darby Stanchfield as Abby Whelan, Katie Lowes as Quinn Perkins, Tony Goldwyn as Fitzgerald Grant, Jeff Perry as Cyrus Beene, Joshua Malina as David Rosen, Bellamy Young as President Mellie Grant, Scott Foley as Jake Ballard, Joe Morton as Rowan Pope, Cornelius Smith Jr. as Marcus Walker and George Newbern as Charlie.
“Over A Cliff” was written by Shonda Rhimes and directed by Tom Verica.
What do you think? Are you a fan of the Scandal TV show? Are you looking forward to the TV series finale? If it were up to you, would Scandal be cancelled or renewed for season eight on ABC? Sound off, in the comments.