A new multiyear deal with Walt Disney Direct-to-Consumer & International gives the Scripps-owned cable net rights to all seven seasons of the series that ended its seven-year ABC run in May. Washington earned a pair of Emmy noms for playing Pope, who ran a fixer agency that aided those who needed her services in the nation’s capital — all while having a covert affair with the president.
“Scandal is Bounce’s most-significant off-network series acquisition to date,” said Bounce General Manager Cheryle Harrison. “It is a smash hit that featured a powerful and complex black female lead in a broad-based drama designed for the masses. We are thrilled to add this iconic series to our programming slate.”