‘Scandal’ Episode Guide (April 7): A Potential Leak Spooks Several Candidates

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‘Scandal’ Episode Guide (April 7): A Potential Leak Spooks Several Candidates

“Thwack!” (04/07/16) – The election is in full swing, which means everyone is doing their best to take down their opponents, but when a potential leak threatens several candidates, they have to work together to keep their secrets safe.

Boundaries are pushed and lines are crossed as we find out just how far some people are willing to go to protect themselves, on a shocking-new “Scandal,” THURSDAY APRIL 7 (9:00-10:00 p.m. EDT) on the ABC Television Network.

“Thwack!” was written by Zahir McGhee and directed by Tony Goldwyn.

Everyone has secrets…and Olivia Pope has dedicated her life to protecting and defending the public images of the nation’s elite by keeping those secrets under wraps. Pope’s team are at the top of their game when it comes to getting the job done for their clients, but it becomes apparent that these “gladiators in suits” who specialize in fixing the lives of other people, have trouble fixing those closest at hand, their own.

“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, Bellamy Young as First Lady Mellie Grant, Joshua Malina as David Rosen, Scott Foley as Jake Ballard, Portia De Rossi as Elizabeth North and Cornelius Smith Jr as Marcus Walker.

The series is created by Shonda Rhimes (“Grey’s Anatomy,” “Private Practice”). Shonda Rhimes, Betsy Beers (“Grey’s Anatomy,” “Private Practice”) and Mark Wilding are executive producers. “Scandal” is produced by ABC Studios.

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