Shonda Rhimes and longtime producing partner Betsy Beers are being honored for their commitment to diversity.
The Directors Guild of America announced Tuesday that the Grey's Anatomy and Scandal producers will receive its 2014 Diversity Award. The prize -- only the fifth of its kind to be awarded -- will honor the Shondaland duo for their commitment to diversity hiring and history of providing jobs and opportunities to women and minorities in DGA-covered categories and the example they set for the rest of the industry.
As one marriage continued to crumble, another was pushed to the brink during Thursday's Scandal. Meanwhile, Rowan's estranged wife Maya demanded to see her daughter and took things into her own hands in order to make it happen.
After a relatively short stint, Scandal's Khandi Alexander has made quite the impression on ABC's political thriller. After being cast as Olivia's mother, Maya Pope, the Treme actress' character was presumed dead, a casualty on a commercial flight that the president was ordered to shoot down -- by her then-husband.
Shonda Rhimes is moving from the small screen to the printed page.
The creator of Grey's Anatomy, Private Practice and Scandal has signed with Simon & Schuster to write a memoir, the publisher announced.
The book will trace Rhimes' decision (prior to coming to Hollywood) to build a family and the challenges of being a single mother while striving for professional success. Publication is scheduled for 2015.
S&S describes the book as "part memoir, part inspiration, part prescription."
Who has the upper hand between Rowan (Joe Morton) and Maya (Khandi Alexander) on ABC's Scandal?
Following last week's major reveal that Olivia's mother is not only alive but being kept as an inmate at a maximum security prison under her husband's oversight, the two come face to face in this week's "Vermont is for Lovers Too" episode.
[Warning: This story contains spoilers from Thursday's "Everything's Coming Up Mellie" episode of Scandal.]
ABC's red-hot Scandal delivered another jaw-dropping hour Thursday when the political drama flashed back 15 years to show Fitz and Mellie's first meeting with Cyrus and, in the present day, reveal Olivia Pope & Associates' search for answers behind the mysterious bombing of a civilian flight that hit close to home for Washington's top Gladiator.
ABC's Scandal will flash back to a pivotal first meeting between Mellie, Fitz and Cyrus during Thursday's hour in which Bellamy Young's first lady takes center stage in an episode fittingly titled "Everything's Coming Up Mellie."
[Warning: This story contains major spoilers from Scandal's "More Cattle, Less Bull" episode.]
Holy mother of a reveal, Scandal! Shonda Rhimes' political thriller peeled back a major layer of its story Thursday in an episode that offered a glimpse at President Fitzgerald Grant's potential re-election opponents as well as a major part of the cover-up behind Operation Remington.
Scandal's Abby Whelan has found her groove and isn't looking back. The "perving, sexting, pervy-perv" has a hot new style to match her newfound self-confidence, and actress Darby Stanchfield is having a field day with the material in the third season of ABC's breakout political drama.