Tonight ABC is gearing up for the premiere of its newest D.C.-based drama Scandal, which stars Kerry Washington.
The show follows Olivia Pope, a Washington D.C. crisis management expert who cleans up many of the embarrassing and potentially career-ending secrets of the city’s elite.
Scandal is written by veteran show runner Shonda Rhimes, and is based on the real-life exploits of Judy Smith, former White House insider. It is also the first show to include a black leading a lady, a black female writer and producer, and be based on the life of a black women. On top of that it looks good.
Check out a sneak peek:
Scandal premieres tonight on ABC at 10pm.
Will you be watching?