ABC announces preview and after-party for "Scandal" finale

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ABC GIVES ‘SCANDAL’ A MEMORABLE SEND-OFF THURSDAY, APRIL 19,
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An Exclusive Sneak Peek on ‘Good Morning America’

The Powerful ‘Scandal’ Series Finale, Written by Creator Shonda Rhimes, Airs 9:00 p.m. CDT

‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!’ Celebrates Shonda Rhimes and the Entire Cast With a Special After-Show at 10:36 p.m. CDT following Action 2 News at Ten

The highly anticipated series finale of the groundbreaking series, “Scandal,” receives a momentous send-off, beginning with an exclusive sneak peek at the final episode on “Good Morning America,” THURSDAY, APRIL 19 (7:00–8:00 a.m. CDT), on The ABC Television Network, streaming and on demand.

The series finale, “Over A Cliff,” will air that evening (9:00–10:01 p.m. CDT). The episode marks the culmination of Olivia, Mellie, Fitz and the Gladiators’ journey as we know it. With the existence of B613 exposed to the world, the Gladiators make the ultimate sacrifice in order to take down Cyrus and Jake – but how far will they go to get justice?

Following the finale episode, “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” will celebrate the beloved series with an epic “Scandal” after-show. Host Jimmy Kimmel will be joined by Shonda Rhimes, Kerry Washington, Guillermo Diaz, Darby Stanchfield, Katie Lowes, Tony Goldwyn, Jeff Perry, Joshua Malina, Bellamy Young, Scott Foley, Joe Morton, Cornelius Smith Jr. and George Newbern, with a special musical performance by Chaka Kahn.

“Scandal” stars Kerry Washington as Olivia Pope, Guillermo Diaz as Huck, Darby Stanchfield as Abby Whelan, Katie Lowes as Quinn Perkins, Tony Goldwyn as Fitzgerald Grant, Jeff Perry as Cyrus Beene, Joshua Malina as David Rosen, Bellamy Young as President Mellie Grant, Scott Foley as Jake Ballard, Joe Morton as Rowan Pope, Cornelius Smith Jr. as Marcus Walker and George Newbern as Charlie.

“Over A Cliff” was written by Shonda Rhimes and directed by Tom Verica.

“Scandal” is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC’s selected HDTV format, with 5.1-channel surround sound. A TV parental guideline will be assigned to this program at a later date.

“Scandal” was created by Shonda Rhimes (“Grey’s Anatomy,” “How to Get Away with Murder”). Shonda Rhimes, Betsy Beers (“Grey’s Anatomy,” “How to Get Away with Murder”), and Mark Fish are executive producers. “Scandal” is produced by ABC Studios.

“Jimmy Kimmel Live!” airs every weeknight at 10:35 p.m. CDT following Action 2 News at Ten and features a diverse lineup of guests that includes celebrities, athletes, musical acts, comedians and human-interest subjects, along with comedy bits and a house band. Jimmy Kimmel and Jill Leiderman serve as executive producers. David Craig, Douglas DeLuca, Erin Irwin, Molly McNearney and Jennifer Sharron serve as co-executive producers. “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” is shot live in front of a studio audience and produced by Jackhole Industries in association with ABC Studios.