Kerry Washington and Columbus Short join forces for an explosive new ABC drama.

Essence.com
Mar, 26, 2012



The countdown until the world can see Kerry Washington in ABC's newest drama, Scandal, is on. The Black Women in Hollywood actress plays Olivia Pope, a Washington D.C. public relations consultant who has a knack for making the worst scandals disappear for elite politicians and celebrities.

Created by fellow BWIH honoree Shonda Rhimes, the drama co-stars Columbus Short. Catch the premiere on April 5 on ABC and click to see exclusive photos of the series.