SCANDAL “PRESSING THE FLESH”
PRESIDENT MELLIE GRANT HOSTS HER FIRST STATE DINNER AND ALL BETS ARE OFF
Episode Directed by Tony Goldwyn
Episode 7×02 “Pressing the Flesh” – President Mellie Grant hosts a state dinner for President Rashad of Bashran in a first step toward peace in the Middle East, and in case Mellie’s charm alone doesn’t work, Olivia secretly puts Jake to work so that they are armed with a back-up plan.
Meanwhile, the team at Quinn Perkins & Associates attends the party in hopes to gain more high-profile clientele.
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 President Mellie Grant, Scott Foley as Jake Ballard, Joe Morton as Rowan Pope, Cornelius Smith Jr. as Marcus Walker and George Newbern as Charlie.
Guest stars are TBA.
“Pressing the Flesh” was written by Matt Byrne and directed by Tony Goldwyn.
Air Date: Thursday, October 12 (9:00-10:00 p.m. EDT), on ABC.