Will Scandal Season 8 Release Date be Announced or Canceled?
There is a sad news for the political thriller drama, Scandal TV series, that Scandal Season 8 might cancel.
Scandal Season 8 Cancelation Rumors
This is all because of the statement of Channing Dungey, Entertainment President of ABC. He said in an interview that he has talked to Shonda Rhimes, creator of Scandal, and she said to him that,
“‘Look, I really feel like season seven is where I want to wrap up this story, because I always prefer to end a show where you’re feeling on top as opposed to letting things fizzle out.'”
This might be the indication for the end of Scandal TV Series after the Scandal Season 7. Even the performance of this TV series over small screen are falling season after season. The seventh season has garnered only 4.41 million average viewers, which is 14% less than the sixth season. Even the ratings of the seventh season has also been felt down 20%.
After the announcement of ABC to end Scandal TV series after the finale of Scandal Season 7. That means, 19 April 2018, was the date when the last episode of this TV series was released.
Scandal Season 8 Release Date
Still, the fans of this TV series are expecting Scandal Season 8. This is because, Scandal TV series still have caliber to throw profit for any network. So, there are chances that after some time, ABC might renew of reboot this series or some other channels might take over the rights of this series.
Let’s see whether any network or ABC itself, will renew Scandal season 8 or not. If it will renew, we will also get Scandal Season 8 release date within a month.
Scandal Season 8 Plot
This TV series revolves around Olivia Pope, a former White House Communications Director. After leaving that job, she opens her new firm, Quinn Perkins & Associates. This firm deals with the big political scandal.
In the end of Scandal Season 7, B613 has been exposed and Jack imprisoned for his involvement in B613 scandal. Whereas, Cyrus resigns from the post of vice president. On the other hand, Mellie approved the bill of gun control to law.
While, in the end we can see two young girls visit White House and in gallery they find the portrait of Olivia that is indicating that now, she is on a concrete position in White House.
So, if Scandal Season 8 will develop then we might see Olivia in the same job of scandal spoiler. But this time she will on some big and repeated potion in White House.
Scandal Season 8 Star Cast
It will be quite early to talk about Scandal Season 8-star cast, because at this moment all news are indicating that this series is going off-air. But, somehow it will develop then we might see all previous star cast in Scandal Season 8. These stars are: –
- Kerry Washington (Chief of Staff Olivia Pope)
- Scott Foley (NSA Director Jacob Ballard/Jake)
- Darby Stanchfield (Abigail Whelan/Abby)
- Katie Lowes (Quinn Perkins)
- Guillermo Diaz (Diego Muñoz/Huck)
- Jeff Perry (Vice President Cyrus Beene)
- Joshua Malina (Attorney-General David Rosen)
- Bellamy Young (President Melody Margaret Grant/Mellie)
- George Newbern (Charlie)
- Cornelius Smith Jr. (Marcus Walker)
Whether, they will again reprise their role in Scandal Season 8 or not. This will clear after the announcement of Scandal Season 8 release date.
Scandal Season 8 Crew Members
This TV series is a creation of Shonda Rhimes. She is also an executive producer along with Betsy Beers and Mark Wilding. The producers of Scandal TV series are Merri D. Howard, Scott Collins, Matt Byrne and Heather Mitchell.
Whereas, cinematographers are Oliver Bokelberg and Michael Wojciechowski. All of them are attached to this TV series professionally as well as emotionally. So, if they get any chance to become the part of Scandal Season 8, they will not refuse.
Right now, words of Shonda Rhimes are the actual hindrance to Scandal Season 8 release date. Let’s see whether she will change her mind and continue it or not.
This is all we have about Scandal Season 8 release date. For more updates stay tuned with us. Till then you can enjoy the promo of the last season, here.