via press release:
MURDER, SEX AND POLITICS TAKE CENTER STAGE,
ON THE SEASON PREMIERE OF ABC’S “SCANDAL”
“White Hat’s Off” – Quinn’s identity is finally revealed, and the more the Pope & Associates team learn about her past, the more they realize she could be their biggest scandal yet. Meanwhile, a senator seeks Olivia’s help when his personal life is about to become a public disgrace, and President Fitz is stuck between a rock and hard place when Mellie and Cyrus put him in a very compromising position during a live television interview, on the sophomore season premiere of “Scandal,” THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 27 (10:02-11:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network.
“Scandal” stars Kerry Washington as Olivia Pope, Columbus Short as Harrison Wright, Guillermo Diaz as Huck, Darby Stanchfield as Abby Whelan, Katie Lowes as Quinn Perkins, Tony Goldwyn as President Fitzgerald Grant, Jeff Perry as Cyrus Beene, Bellamy Young as Mellie Grant and Joshua Malina as David Rosen.
Guest starring Jackson Hurst as Senator Jacob Shaw, Jillian Armenante as Moira O’Donnell, Jimmy Kimmel as himself, Wendy Davis as Kimberly Mitchell, Stephen Hornyak as Gary Olverman, Pilar Holland as Jennifer Price, Liz Torres as Federal judge, Adria Tennor as Brenda Swan, Gregg Henry as Hollis Doyle, Charles C. Stevenson Jr. as Judge Milton Kalev, Biff Yeager as Norm, Maura Soden as psychologist and Malika Williams as guard.
“White Hat’s Off” was written by Jenna Bans and directed by Tom Verica.
“Scandal” is created by Shonda Rhimes (“Grey’s Anatomy,” “Private Practice”). Shonda Rhimes and Betsy Beers (“Grey’s Anatomy,” “Private Practice”) are executive producers. Judy Smith is co-executive producer. “Scandal” is produced by ABC Studios.
“Scandal” is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC’s selected HDTV format, with 5.1-channel surround sound. This program carries a TV-14,D parental guideline.