‘Scandal’ Episode Guide (May 18): Pres-Elec Mellie Grant Faces Another Obstacle

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‘Scandal’ Episode Guide (May 18): Pres-Elec Mellie Grant Faces Another Obstacle

“Tick Tock” (05/18/17; 9:01-10:00PM) – 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, on “Scandal,” airing THURSDAY, MAY 18 (9:01-10:00 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network.

“Transfer of Power” Season 6 Finale (05/18/17; 10:00-11:00PM) – In the final days of his presidency, Fitz uses his power to make some unexpected changes, on “Scandal,” airing THURSDAY, MAY 18 (10:00-11:00 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network.

“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.

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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