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SideReel Power Ranking: Week of May 14, 2017

The CW's Riverdale holds on for a second consecutive week atop the SideReel Power Ranking, a weekly look at the TV shows garnering the most attention on SideReel.com. We're still recovering from that cliffhanger ! Last week's runner-up, 13 Reasons Why , drops one spot, making room for Grey's Anatomy , which just finished its 13th season on ABC and remains the network's highest-rated drama. Another Shondaland show is the list's biggest mover; Scandal rises four spots, jumping into the top 10 for the first time in months on the strength of its season finale (the show returns in the fall for its final season). Rounding out the top 10 is HBO's Game of Thrones , the reigning TV champ that airs for 10 weeks a year, tops, but overshadows the lessors 24/7/365.     Top 10 Shows on SideReel: May 14 - May 20   1 - Riverdale   2 - Grey's Anatomy ▲   3 - 13 Reasons Why ▼   4 - The Flash ▲   5 - Keeping Up With the Kardashians ▼   6 - American Gods ▲   7 - Big Little Lies   8 - Pretty Little Liars ▼   9 - Scandal ▲   10 - Game of Thrones ▼     div.post p { text­align: justify; }

Scandal's Kerry Washington: Trump 'Completely' Derailed Season 6 Plans

Throughout its sixth season, Scandal was forced to handle its toughest adversary yet: President Trump. As star Kerry Washington revealed on Thursdays The Daily Show, the results of the real-life presidential election heavily influenced Season 6 of the ABC drama and an entire storyline had to be scrapped when it too closely mirrored the [] http://tvline.com/2017/05/19/scandal-donald-trump-russia-investigation-season-6-video/

'Scandal': How Real-World Politics Created the Game-Changing Season 6 Finale

Bellamy Young talks with THR about Mellie finally achieving her dream, exploring gender politics in what she pledges will be the "ultimate final chapter" of the Shonda Rhimes political soap.  ...Read More... http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/thr/television/~3/VqzSG2vmU3k/scandal-season-6-finale-explained-bellamy-young-interview-1004936

Scandal's Bellamy Young on Those Two "Gut-Punch" Finale Twists

  [WARNING: The following story contains spoilers about Thursday's Season 6 finale of Scandal . Read at your own risk.] Mellie Grant ( Bellamy Young ) is officially the new president of the United States, but she's not the most powerful person in the world. Scandal wrapped up Season 6 Thursday with one  ...Read More... http://www.tvguide.com/news/scandal-season-6-finale-postmortem-bellamy-young/?rss=breakingnews

Scandal Finale: Bellamy Young Reacts to [Spoiler]'s Death and More Twists

In addition to setting the stage for a brutal final season, Thursdaystwo-hour Scandal finale posed a crucial philosophical question: How many different hats can one Gladiator wear at once? TVLine spoke with Bellamy Young (aka Madam President!) about the episodesbiggest twists, but first, a quick recap: Following Jakes discovery that Mayaintended to assassinate Mellie on [] http://tvline.com/2017/05/18/scandal-recap-season-6-finale-olivia-b613-spoilers-interview/

Mama Pope Is No Joke in the Scandal Season 6 Finale, Bellamy Young Warns

Mama's back in town. As the final moments of last week's Scandal revealed, it was Olivia Pope's terrorist mother Maya (Khandi Alexander) who was really pulling Peus and the... ...Read More... http://www.eonline.com/news/854098/mama-pope-is-no-joke-in-the-scandal-season-6-finale-bellamy-young-warns?cmpid=rss-000000-rssfeed-365-tvnews&utm_source=eonline&utm_medium=rssfeeds&utm_campaign=rss_tvnews

Scandal Finale: Will Mama Pope Assassinate Mellie?

  Mama Pope has some unfinished business. Olivia's ( Kerry Washington ) mom/wrist-chewer extraordinaire Maya ( Khandi Alexander ) was revealed to be the evil mastermind Peus ( David Warshofsky ) and Gertrude ( Zoe Perry ) were working for at the end of last week's Scandal . And now with both of them dead, she's ...Read More... http://www.tvguide.com/news/scandal-finale-mama-pope-kill-mellie/?rss=breakingnews

'Scandal': Why ABC (and Shonda Rhimes) Decided Season 7 Was the End

ABC Entertainment president Channing Dungey explains the decision to wrap up the Kerry Washington starrer.   ...Read More... http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/thr/television/~3/2CgOWr56NhE/why-scandal-is-ending-season-7-1004113

Scandal Is Officially Ending: Season 7 Will Be Olivia's Swan Song

Thank God its finally official. ABC has confirmed what TVLine first told you last week: Scandals upcoming seventh season will be the shows last. The announcement was made Thursday by ABC president Channing Dungey during a conference call with reporters. An episode count is TBD. The formal declaration comes two days before Scandal is set [] http://tvline.com/2017/05/16/scandal-cancelled-season-7-final-episodes-ending/

Scandal Promotes George Newbern to Series Regular for Final Season

Better late than never! After putting insix seasons as a Scandal recurring player,George Newbern is being promoted to a full-fledged series regularfor the ABCs dramas upcoming seventh and final season, TVLine has learned. Newbern joined Scandal in Season 1 asB-613 spy Charlie and has continued to recur through the current sixth season, appearing in nearly [] http://tvline.com/2017/05/15/scandal-season-7-george-newbern-charlie-series-regular-cast/