Scandal Season 7 Spoilers, Premiere Date, Sneak Peeks, Trailer, And More!

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Everything you need to know about Scandal Season 7 so far!

After an insane Season 6 finale, Scandal Season 7 is sure to start off with a bang. But, what's next for Olivia Pope (Kerry Washington) and the rest of the Scandal cast in the show's seventh and final season? Last we saw Olivia, she became the chief of staff to the first female president, Mellie Grant (Bellamy Young). Can't wait until the premiere? Do you need Scandal Season 7 spoilers now? We've got you covered. Here's everything we know about Scandal Season 7 so far!

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When Does Scandal Season 7 Start?

The Scandal Season 7 premiere starts at 9|8c on Thursday, October 5, as part of ABC's #TGIT lineup. You can watch Scandal Season 7 immediately after Grey's Anatomy and before How to Get Away with Murder.

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Scandal Season 7 Episode 1 Title And Episode Synopsis

The Season 7 premiere is titled "Watch Me", and for those of you wondering what will happen in the Scandal Season 7 premiere, ABC released the official synopsis, and things are about to get a little interesting after a time jump:

One hundred days into Mellie’s presidency, Olivia Pope is proving she can run the world; but to avoid an international incident, she may have to make her toughest call yet. Meanwhile, Quinn Perkins & Associates struggle to find their first client.

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Scandal Season 7 Spoilers

What Will Happen To Olivia Pope In Scandal Season 7?

It looks like Olivia is willing to sacrifice everything for her job. In an interview with Variety, Washington revealed that "Olivia’s sitting in the highest seat. Anything that jeopardizes her ability to show up for the republic is potentially a problem. Relationships are not the most important thing right now, unless that relationship serves and enhances her ability to wield her power in the ways that she needs to."

It's no secret to us that Olivia will now deal with having a massive amount of power. But, how will she handle it?

“She is going into this time and this position having been able to watch a lot of people make mistakes," Washington said, "and so hopefully she takes all of that wisdom with her and doesn’t walk down the same paths."

Will Mellie Find Out About Olivia's Involvement In B613?

There will also be a power struggle between Olivia and Mellie this season. While Mellie is the symbol of power to the public, Olivia needs to pull the strings in the background. So, how will the pair compromise this season?

“To make history at all, but to make history with Olivia, is a thing so delicious she couldn’t have even dreamed it,” Young revealed in the same interview. “There’s so much kerosene they’re both sitting on and they’re just one little match flick away from an explosion."

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Scandal Season 7 Trailers

Scandal Season 7 Premiere Clips

Scandal Season 7 returns to ABC on October 5th at 9|8c! Will you be watching?


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