Shonda Rhimes ABC Show “Damage Control” Renamed “Scandal”

February 11, 2012 • By

A new drama from Shonda Rhimes (“Grey’s Anatomy”) is on the way to ABC. Originally the show was called “Damage Control,” but it has recently been renamed “Scandal.” Here’s a description of the show from IMDB:

“When you get into trouble there’s only one person to call, Olivia Pope. Olivia is a professional ‘fixer’ who makes problems go away before anyone even knows they exist. For the moneyed, the powerful and even the President, Olivia is a legend in her field. Her spectacular success is mostly due to her unbreakable rule of always trust your gut. No matter how careful you are, when you do damage control for a living, you’re bound to cause some damage to your own life. She and her crew eat, sleep, live and breathe crisis. Each week, as the team races against the clock to defuse intriguing new problems before they become full-blown disasters, they also have to deal with their own personal issues. They may call themselves ‘gladiators in suits’, but little by little, Olivia and her crew begin to reveal the chinks in their armor.”

Actors in the show include:

Henry Ian Cusick (“LOST”)
– Tony Goldwyn
– Katie Lowes
– Joshua Malina
– Jeff Perry
– Columbus Short
– Darby Stanchfield
– Kerry Washington
– Bellamy Young
– Kacey Taylor
– Dan Bucatinsky
– Laila Ayad
– Jae Jung

Are you excited for the new series?

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