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SCANDAL Season 6 Episode Guide

By on January 17, 2017

SCANDAL - "Tick Tock" (ABC/Richard Cartwright) KERRY WASHINGTON

SCANDAL – “Tick Tock” (ABC/Richard Cartwright)
KERRY WASHINGTON

Episode 6×15 “Tick-Tock” and Episode 6×16 “Transfer of Power” (Season Finale)

PRESIDENT-ELECT MELLIE GRANT FACES YET ANOTHER OBSTACLE ON THE ROAD TO INAUGURATION,
ON THE TWO-HOUR SEASON FINALE

Tony Goldwyn Directs ‘Transfer of Power’

Episode 6×15 “Tick Tock” – As the clock ticks down to the inauguration of the first female President of the United States, Olivia takes a big risk to ensure Mellie’s safety.

Episode 6×16 “Transfer of Power” – In the final days of his presidency, Fitz uses his power to make some unexpected changes.

Scandal stars Kerry Washington as Olivia Pope, Guillermo Diaz as Huck, Darby Stanchfield as Abby Whelan, Katie Lowes as Quinn Perkins, Tony Goldwyn as President Fitzgerald Grant, Jeff Perry as Cyrus Beene, Joshua Malina as David Rosen, Bellamy Young as Mellie Grant, Scott Foley as Jake Ballard, Portia De Rossi as Elizabeth North, Joe Morton as Rowan Pope and Cornelius Smith Jr. as Marcus Walker.

“Tick, Tock” was written by Zahir McGhee & Michelle Lirtzman and directed by Salli Richardson-Whitfield.  Guest stars are TBA.

“Transfer of Power” was written by Matt Byrne & Mark Fish and directed by Tony Goldwyn. Guest stars are TBA.

Air Date: Thursday, May 18 (9:01-11:00 p.m. EDT), on ABC.

Photos: “Tick Tock”

 

SCANDAL - "Head Games" (ABC/Richard Cartwright) KERRY WASHINGTON

SCANDAL – “Head Games” (ABC/Richard Cartwright)
KERRY WASHINGTON

Episode 6×14 “Head Games”

THE TRANSITION OF POWER BEGINS

While outgoing President Fitz considers his legacy, the Gladiators question what’s next for OPA, and Jake finally discovers the motivation behind Peus’s and the Mystery Woman’s reign of terror.

Scandal stars Kerry Washington as Olivia Pope, Guillermo Diaz as Huck, Darby Stanchfield as Abby Whelan, Katie Lowes as Quinn Perkins, Tony Goldwyn as President Fitzgerald Grant, Jeff Perry as Cyrus Beene, Joshua Malina as David Rosen, Bellamy Young as Mellie Grant, Scott Foley as Jake Ballard, Portia De Rossi as Elizabeth North, Joe Morton as Rowan Pope and Cornelius Smith Jr. as Marcus Walker.

Guest starring TBA.

“Head Games” was written by Chris Van Dusen & Juan Carlos Fernandez and directed by Zetna Fuentes.

Air Date: Thursday, May 11 (9:00-10:00 p.m. EDT), on ABC.

Photos: “Head Games”

 

SCANDAL - "The Box" (ABC/Richard Cartwright) BELLAMY YOUNG

SCANDAL – “The Box” (ABC/Richard Cartwright)
BELLAMY YOUNG

Episode 6×13 “The Box”

OLIVIA AND FITZ MUST FIND PEUS BEFORE IT’S TOO LATE

As the future of the country hangs in the balance, Olivia and Fitz are at odds with Rowan, and Jake employs surprising tactics to manipulate the Mystery Woman.

Scandal stars Kerry Washington as Olivia Pope, Guillermo Diaz as Huck, Darby Stanchfield as Abby Whelan, Katie Lowes as Quinn Perkins, Tony Goldwyn as President Fitzgerald Grant, Jeff Perry as Cyrus Beene, Joshua Malina as David Rosen, Bellamy Young as Mellie Grant, Scott Foley as Jake Ballard, Portia De Rossi as Elizabeth North, Joe Morton as Rowan Pope and Cornelius Smith Jr. as Marcus Walker.

“The Box” was written by Raamla Mohamed & Austin Guzman and directed by Steph Green.

Air Date: Thursday, May 4 (9:01-10:00 p.m. EDT), on ABC.

Photos: “The Box”

 

SCANDAL - "Mercy" (ABC/Richard Cartwright) KATIE LOWES

SCANDAL – “Mercy” (ABC/Richard Cartwright)
KATIE LOWES

Episode 6×12 “Mercy”

THE WHITE HOUSE GOES ON LOCKDOWN

Just when Peus’ iron grip seems inescapable to Olivia and everyone she holds dear, a shocking threat to the White House turns everything on its head.

Scandal stars Kerry Washington as Olivia Pope, Guillermo Diaz as Huck, Darby Stanchfield as Abby Whelan, Katie Lowes as Quinn Perkins, Tony Goldwyn as President Fitzgerald Grant, Jeff Perry as Cyrus Beene, Joshua Malina as David Rosen, Bellamy Young as Mellie Grant, Scott Foley as Jake Ballard, Portia De Rossi as Elizabeth North, Joe Morton as Rowan Pope and Cornelius Smith Jr. as Marcus Walker.

“Mercy” was written by Severiano Canales & Ameni Rozsa, and directed by Nzingha Stewart.

Air Date: Thursday, April 27 (9:01-10:00 p.m. EDT), on ABC.

Photos: “Mercy”

 

SCANDAL - "Trojan Horse" - (ABC/Mitch Haaseth) KERRY WASHINGTON

SCANDAL – “Trojan Horse” – (ABC/Mitch Haaseth)
KERRY WASHINGTON

Episode 6×11 “Trojan Horse”

VICTORY IS HOLLOW

Olivia and the team are determined to bring down Peus, but as the Electoral College vote nears, the fight for power claims another victim.

Scandal stars Kerry Washington as Olivia Pope, Guillermo Diaz as Huck, Darby Stanchfield as Abby Whelan, Katie Lowes as Quinn Perkins, Tony Goldwyn as President Fitzgerald Grant, Jeff Perry as Cyrus Beene, Joshua Malina as David Rosen, Bellamy Young as Mellie Grant, Scott Foley as Jake Ballard, Portia De Rossi as Elizabeth North, Joe Morton as Rowan Pope and Cornelius Smith Jr. as Marcus Walker.

“Trojan Horse” was written by Jess Brownell & Nicholas Nardini, and directed by Jann Turner.

Air Date: Thursday, April 20 (9:01-10:00 p.m. EDT), on ABC.

Photos: “Trojan Horse”

 

SCANDAL - "The Decision" (ABC/Mitch Haaseth) TONY GOLDWYN

SCANDAL – “The Decision” (ABC/Mitch Haaseth)
TONY GOLDWYN

Episode 6×10 “The Decision”

OLIVIA POPE WONDERS ‘WHAT IF?’ ON THE 100TH EPISODE OF ABC’S ‘SCANDAL’

With the ugly truth behind Frankie’s assassination revealed, a torn Olivia wonders how different her life – and the country – would be if she, Mellie and Cyrus had never rigged Fitz’s election.

Scandal stars Kerry Washington as Olivia Pope, Guillermo Diaz as Huck, Darby Stanchfield as Abby Whelan, Katie Lowes as Quinn Perkins, Tony Goldwyn as President Fitzgerald Grant, Jeff Perry as Cyrus Beene, Joshua Malina as David Rosen, Bellamy Young as Mellie Grant, Scott Foley as Jake Ballard, Portia De Rossi as Elizabeth North, Joe Morton as Rowan Pope and Cornelius Smith Jr. as Marcus Walker.

“The Decision” was written by Johanna Lee and directed by Sharat Raju.

Air Date: Thursday, April 13 (9:01-10:00 p.m. EDT), on ABC.

Photos: “The Decision”

 

KERRY WASHINGTON

SCANDAL- “Dead in the Water” (ABC/Scott Everett White)
KERRY WASHINGTON

Episode 6×09 “Dead in the Water”

THE TRUTH IS REVEALED, BUT AT WHAT COST?

It’s a race against the clock when Olivia and OPA’s investigation into the conspiracy puts one of their own in grave danger.,

Scandal stars Kerry Washington as Olivia Pope, Guillermo Diaz as Huck, Darby Stanchfield as Abby Whelan, Katie Lowes as Quinn Perkins, Tony Goldwyn as President Fitzgerald Grant, Jeff Perry as Cyrus Beene, Joshua Malina as David Rosen, Bellamy Young as Mellie Grant, Scott Foley as Jake Ballard, Portia De Rossi as Elizabeth North, Joe Morton as Rowan Pope and Cornelius Smith Jr. as Marcus Walker.

“Dead in the Water” was written by Michelle Lirtzman and directed by Nicole Rubio.

Air Date: Thursday, April  6 (9:01-10:00 p.m. EDT), on ABC.

Photos: “Dead in the Water”

 

KERRY WASHINGTON

SCANDAL – “A Stomach for Blood” – (ABC/John Fleenor)
KERRY WASHINGTON

Episode 6×08 “A Stomach For Blood”

ABBY HAS A SECRET

The events leading up to election night are retold from Abby’s perspective, revealing a formidable thirst for power and the explosive secret she’s been keeping.

Scandal stars Kerry Washington as Olivia Pope, Guillermo Diaz as Huck, Darby Stanchfield as Abby Whelan, Katie Lowes as Quinn Perkins, Tony Goldwyn as President Fitzgerald Grant, Jeff Perry as Cyrus Beene, Joshua Malina as David Rosen, Bellamy Young as First Lady Mellie Grant, Scott Foley as Jake Ballard, Portia De Rossi as Elizabeth North, Joe Morton as Rowan Pope and Cornelius Smith Jr. as Marcus Walker.

“A Stomach for Blood” was written by Severiano Canales and directed by Oliver Bokelberg.

Air Date: Thursday,  March 30 (9:01-10:00 p.m. EDT), on ABC.

Photos: “A Stomach For Blood”

 

KERRY WASHINGTON

SCANDAL – “A Traitor Among Us”(ABC/Kelsey McNeal)
KERRY WASHINGTON

Episode 6×07 “A Traitor Among Us”

HUCK PROVES HIS LOYALTY TO OLIVIA

After discovering new information about the assassination of Frankie Vargas, Olivia makes a shocking decision and asks Huck to complete one of the most difficult tasks yet.

Scandal stars Kerry Washington as Olivia Pope, Guillermo Diaz as Huck, Darby Stanchfield as Abby Whelan, Katie Lowes as Quinn Perkins, Tony Goldwyn as President Fitzgerald Grant, Jeff Perry as Cyrus Beene, Joshua Malina as David Rosen, Bellamy Young as First Lady Mellie Grant, Scott Foley as Jake Ballard, Portia De Rossi as Elizabeth North, Joe Morton as Rowan Pope and Cornelius Smith Jr. as Marcus Walker.

“A Traitor Among Us” was written by Alison Schapker and directed by Tom Verica.

Air Date: Thursday, March 23 (9:01-10:00 p.m. EST), on ABC.

Photos: “A Traitor Among Us”

 

KERRY WASHINGTON

SCANDAL 6.05 “Extinction” (ABC/Nicole Wilder)
KERRY WASHINGTON

Episode 6×06 “Extinction”

EVERYONE’S OUT TO MAKE A KILLING

Episode Directed by Tony Goldwyn

Rowan is caught by surprise when someone from his past resurfaces, and Olivia has to make a life-changing decision about the campaign.

Meanwhile, flashbacks reveal exactly what happened the night of Francisco Vargas’ assassination

Scandal stars Kerry Washington as Olivia Pope, Guillermo Diaz as Huck, Darby Stanchfield as Abby Whelan, Katie Lowes as Quinn Perkins, Tony Goldwyn as President Fitzgerald Grant, Jeff Perry as Cyrus Beene, Joshua Malina as David Rosen, Bellamy Young as First Lady Mellie Grant, Scott Foley as Jake Ballard, Portia De Rossi as Elizabeth North, Joe Morton as Rowan Pope and Cornelius Smith Jr. as Marcus Walker.

“Extinction” was written by Chris Van Dusen and directed by Tony Goldwyn.

Air Date: Thursday, March 16 (9:01-10:00 p.m. EST), on ABC.

Photos: “Extinction”

 

KERRY WASHINGTON

(ABC/Kelsey McNeal)
KERRY WASHINGTON

Episode 6×05 “They All Bow Down”

IS JAKE REALLY OLIVIA’S PUPPET?

Jake and Vanessa’s messy relationship poses a threat to the campaign, forcing Olivia to take action. Meanwhile, a game-changing revelation about the conspiracy surrounding Francisco Vargas’s assassination is revealed.

Scandal stars Kerry Washington as Olivia Pope, Guillermo Diaz as Huck, Darby Stanchfield as Abby Whelan, Katie Lowes as Quinn Perkins, Tony Goldwyn as President Fitzgerald Grant, Jeff Perry as Cyrus Beene, Joshua Malina as David Rosen, Bellamy Young as First Lady Mellie Grant, Scott Foley as Jake Ballard, Portia De Rossi as Elizabeth North, Joe Morton as Rowan Pope and Cornelius Smith Jr. as Marcus Walker.

Guest starring TBA.

“They All Bow Down” was written by Zahir McGhee and directed by Millicent Shelton.

Air Date: Thursday, March 9 (9:01-10:00 p.m. EST), on ABC.

Photos: “They All Bow Down”

 

GUILLERMO DIAZ

SCANDAL – “The Belt” – (ABC/Eric McCandless)
GUILLERMO DIAZ

Episode 6×04 “The Belt”

CYRUS WILL STOP AT NOTHING TO PROVE HIS INNOCENCE

“The Belt” – Cyrus faces his ultimate challenge but continues to stop at nothing to prove his innocence. Meanwhile, Olivia and the gladiators uncover shocking new evidence about the night Frankie was shot.

Scandal stars Kerry Washington as Olivia Pope, Guillermo Diaz as Huck, Darby Stanchfield as Abby Whelan, Katie Lowes as Quinn Perkins, Tony Goldwyn as President Fitzgerald Grant, Jeff Perry as Cyrus Beene, Joshua Malina as David Rosen, Bellamy Young as First Lady Mellie Grant, Scott Foley as Jake Ballard, Portia De Rossi as Elizabeth North, Joe Morton as Rowan Pope and Cornelius Smith Jr. as Marcus Walker.

Guest starring are George Newbern as Charlie, Brian Letscher as Tom, Matthew Del Negro as Michael, Phoebe Neidhardt as Meg, Derek Phillips as Gerald, William Duffy as Ralph, Ryan Cutrona as Roger and Saycon Sengbloh as Angela Webster.

“The Belt” was written by Paul William Davies and directed by Tom Verica.

Air Date: Thursday, February 16 (9:01-10:00 p.m. EST), on ABC.

Photos: “The Belt”

 

KATIE LOWES

(ABC/Nicole Wilder)
KATIE LOWES

Episode 6×03 “Fates Worse Than Death”

ALL EYES ARE ON CYRUS

Episode Directed by Scott Foley

In the midst of a national crisis, Cyrus’s fate is sealed. Meanwhile, Olivia and the gladiators will stop at nothing to get to the truth.

Scandal stars Kerry Washington as Olivia Pope, Guillermo Diaz as Huck, Darby Stanchfield as Abby Whelan, Katie Lowes as Quinn Perkins, Tony Goldwyn as President Fitzgerald Grant, Jeff Perry as Cyrus Beene, Joshua Malina as David Rosen, Bellamy Young as First Lady Mellie Grant, Scott Foley as Jake Ballard, Portia De Rossi as Elizabeth North, Joe Morton as Rowan Pope and Cornelius Smith Jr. as Marcus Walker.

Guest starring TBA.

“Fates Worse Than Death” was written by Mark Fish and directed by Scott Foley.

Air Date: Thursday, February 9 (9:01-10:00 p.m. EST), on ABC.

Photos: “Fates Worse Than Death”

 

(ABC/Bryon Cohen) KERRY WASHINGTON, JOSHUA MALINA

(ABC/Bryon Cohen)
KERRY WASHINGTON, JOSHUA MALINA

Episode 6×02 “Hardball”

FLASHBACKS REVEAL HOW FAR OLIVIA WILL GO TO WIN

After a tight race and shocking conclusion to the election, flashbacks reveal what happened on the campaign trail and just how far Olivia was willing to go to win.

Meanwhile, Fitz and Abby are faced with an unprecedented national crisis, and the gladiators are determined to get answers.

Air date: Thursday, February 2 (9:01–10:00 p.m. EST) on ABC.

Scandal stars Kerry Washington as Olivia Pope, Guillermo Diaz as Huck, Darby Stanchfield as Abby Whelan, Katie Lowes as Quinn Perkins, Tony Goldwyn as President Fitzgerald Grant, Jeff Perry as Cyrus Beene, Joshua Malina as David Rosen, Bellamy Young as First Lady Mellie Grant, Scott Foley as Jake Ballard, Portia De Rossi as Elizabeth North, Joe Morton as Rowan Pope and Cornelius Smith Jr. as Marcus Walker.

Guest starring are George Newbern as Charlie, Kate Burton as Sally Langston, Laila Ayad as Charlotte, Ricardo Chavira as Francisco Vargas, Tessie Santiago as Luna Vargas, Saycon Sengbloh as Angela Webster, Larry Sullivan as McClintock and Lorrie Odom as Harriett.

Photos: “Hardball”

 

KERRY WASHINGTON, TONY GOLDWYN

SCANDAL – “Survival of the Fittest” (ABC/Tony Rivetti)
KERRY WASHINGTON, TONY GOLDWYN

Episode 6×01 “Survival of the Fittest”

THE ELECTION RESULTS ARE IN

The election results for the presidential race between Mellie Grant and Francisco Vargas are announced, and the shocking results lead to an explosive outcome.

Air date: Thursday, January 26, (9:00-10:00 p.m. EST), on ABC.

Scandal stars Kerry Washington as Olivia Pope, Guillermo Diaz as Huck, Darby Stanchfield as Abby Whelan, Katie Lowes as Quinn Perkins, Tony Goldwyn as President Fitzgerald Grant, Jeff Perry as Cyrus Beene, Joshua Malina as David Rosen, Bellamy Young as First Lady Mellie Grant, Scott Foley as Jake Ballard, Portia De Rossi as Elizabeth North, Joe Morton as Rowan Pope and Cornelius Smith Jr. as Marcus Walker.

Guest stars are George Newbern as Charlie, Laila Ayad as Charlotte, Ricardo Chavira as Francisco Vargas, Chelsea Kurtz as Jennifer Fields, Jessalyn Gilsig as Vanessa, Tessie Santiago as Luna Vargas and Teagan Rose as Cara.

“Survival of the Fittest” was written by Shonda Rhimes and directed by Tom Verica.

Photos: “Survival of the Fittest”

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