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Scandal Season 3 Spoilers: Will Olivia Pope Get Pregnant?

Since finding out on October 30, 2013 that Scandal star Kerry Washington is pregnant, we’ve been scratching our heads over how Shonda Rhimes and the show’s super talented writers will handle it. Would they give Olivia Pope a baby in the oven? Whose would it even be? How about changing up her normal pantsuits for mumus? Fatten her up? While we’re still not sure what they’re going to do, since Kerry is about five months pregnant now, Olivia is in the clear. A fan asked TVLine’s Michael...   Read More... http://feeds.wetpaint.com/~r/wetpaint/latest/excerpt/~3/-qPaa6hWcRA/2013-11-27-will-olivia-pope-get-pregnant

‘Low Winter Sun,’ ‘Scandal’ Stars to Join ‘The Following’ Season 2 (Exclusive)

Two new characters could make things tougher for Ryan Hardy (Kevin Bacon) and his mission to take down murderous cult leader Joe Carroll (James Purefoy). TheWrap has learned exclusively that Sprague Grayden will join in a recurring role and Gregg Henry has signed on to guest star. Most recently on AMC’s “Low Winter Sun,” Grayden will play Carrie Cooke, a tabloid reporter turned best-selling author. She wrote a book on the Carroll/Havenport events and continues to investigate and write about the killings, which puts her at odds with Ryan Hardy.  Read More... http://www.thewrap.com/fox-following-casts-sprague-grayden-gregg-henry-season-2

TV ratings: 'Big Bang Theory' leads Thursday again, 'Scandal' stays strong

Fast National ratings for Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013"The Big Bang Theory" drew its biggest total audience since its season premiere Thursday, once again scoring the night's best ratings by far. CBS as a whole was up too, as "The Millers," "The Crazy Ones" and "Elementary" all posted gains over last week."Scandal" was steady for ABC, coming in second to "Big Bang" among adults 18-49 for the night. "Grey's Anatomy," however, fell a little bit. FOX and The CW are also up, pending updates for an NFL broadcast in a couple of markets.CBS averaged just over 11 million viewers and a 6.9 rating/11 share in households for the night, easily beating ABC (6.9 million, 4.7/8) for the top spot. FOX took third with 5.2 million viewers and a 3.2/5, pending NFL updates. NBC (3.1 million, 2.1/3) came in fourth. The CW currently stands at 2.55 million viewers and a 1.6/3, also pending updates.CBS led the adults... http://blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2013/11/tv-ratings-big-bang-theory-leads-thursday-again-scandal-stays-strong.html

Top Moments: Person of Interest's Fallen Hero and J.Law Gets Cozy with Dave

Our top moments of the week: 14. Best Power Move: Annie finally kills Henry on Covert Affairs in an empty alleyway in Hong Kong, but the biggest game-changer comes halfway around the world. Back at Langley, Calder is nominated to fill the vacant DCS seat, at least temporarily, after Braithwaite's suicide. Though hesitant to accept it at first because he doesn't want to overstep on Joan, who's just...   http://www.tvguide.com/News/Moments-Person-Interest-Letterman-1073774.aspx?rss=breakingnews

Scandal Season 3m Episode 9 Sneak Peek — "Yolo" (VIDEO)

Scandal Season 3, Episode 9 is called "YOLO," which is, in and of itself, awesome. But not nearly as awesome as the fact that Olivia's mom has found her. This promo promises that next episode, which is also the midseason finale, will blow our minds, but they're pretty much already blown. So, what does the promo show? Well, Olivia is understandably freaked by finding her "dead" mother alive and not-so-well, and it's made even worse by the fact that obviously special ops are all over trying to... http://feeds.wetpaint.com/~r/wetpaint/latest/excerpt/~3/AAtXxFQZxUI/2013-11-21-season-3m-episode-9-sneak

'Scandal': Kerry Washington's Olivia Pope is not a 'looks for less' gladiator

Costume designers often say that to copy a character's look, all fans need to do is buy vintage, rip off sleeves and dye fabrics.Maybe if you have a degree from Parsons or the Fashion Institute of Technology, those instructions make sense. And maybe looks can be created cheaper and easier.Sometimes, however, the joy in a character is that it can't be copied easily.Witness Kerry Washington as Olivia Pope on ABC's "Scandal.""People keep wanting us to do looks for less," says costume designer Lyn Paolo tells Zap2it. "I think it is unfair to our gladiator. Olivia Pope is Olivia Pope."Paolo had a vision for Pope before she knew Washington was cast."I talked about the essence of femininity," Paolo says of meeting with show creator Shonda Rhimes. "And I didn't want to do another woman in a gray suit or a boring suit, and I wanted this to be elegant femininity."A woman can show her curves tastefully... http://blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2013/11/scandal-kerry-washingtons-olivia-pope-is-not-a-looks-for-less-gladiator.html

'Scandal's' Khandi Alexander: 'We'll Get More Pieces to the Remington Puzzle'

After a relatively short stint, Scandal 's Khandi Alexander has made quite the impression on ABC's political thriller. After being cast as Olivia's mother, Maya Pope, the Treme actress' character was presumed dead, a casualty on a commercial flight that the president was ordered to shoot down -- by her then-husband. Then, the Shonda Rhimes drama revealed that there was one passenger to survive -- a guy named Omar, who in reality was none other than Maya Pope, who is being held in a maximum-security prison under orders from the head of B613.   Read More...   http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/thr/television/~3/DLE2a3o6ya0/story01.htm

Scandal's Khandi Alexander: Solitude Has Made Mama Pope Stronger

  Mama Pope lives! At the close of last week's Scandal , viewers discovered that Maya ( Khandi Alexander ) is actually alive. As part of Operation Remington, a civilian plane containing Maya was shot down by Fitz ( Tony Goldwyn ) decades prior, but it turns out, Maya was removed from the plane before take-off and imprisoned by her husband Rowan/Eli ( Joe Morton ) for the last twenty or so years. Why has Maya been locked up? Will she get to reunite with daughter Olivia ( Kerry Washington )? TVGuide.com caught up with Alexander to get the scoop:   http://www.tvguide.com/News/Scandal-Khandi-Alexander-1073728.aspx?rss=breakingnews

[Video] 'Scandal' Sneak Peek: Mama Pope Wants to See Her Daughter

Olivia Pope and Associates has been overtaken by her need to find out the truth behind her mother's death and the President's involvement. Scandal  has lived up to its name because this one is a doozy. Will Olivia find out that her mother's alive and imprisoned in "Vermont is for Lover's, Too"?  Read More... http://www.buddytv.com/articles/scandal/scandal-spoilers-season-3-episode-8-51928.aspx

Scandal Season 3 Spoiler: Quinn's Plot Is So Shocking We Can't Be Prepared for It

While Olivia was busy realizing everything she ever knew about her life was a lie during last week’s episode of Scandal Season 3, the audience was equally busy having their minds blown by revelation after revelation, including Quinn being quietly corrupted by B613. The fact that one of the main characters was tricked into murdering a dude by the show's resident “Big Evil Shadowy Organization” in what was basically a C-plot says a lot about how high the stakes are in the rest of the show. But... http://feeds.wetpaint.com/~r/wetpaint/latest/excerpt/~3/0-CY5h8xxNY/2013-11-20-season-3-spoiler-quinns-plot
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