Scandal Season Premiere Photos: “Survival of the Fittest”Scandal Season Premiere Photos: “Survival of the Fittest”
Official ABC description for the Scandal Season 6 premiere "Survival of the Fittest" Scandal Season Premiere Photos: “Survival of the Fittest”

The Scandal Season 6 premiere is almost here, and ABC has released an official description with some spoilers. Here’s the press release from the network:

“Survival of the Fittest” – The election results for the presidential race between Mellie Grant and Francisco Vargas are announced, and the shocking results lead to an explosive outcome, on the highly anticipated season premiere of “Scandal,” airing on THURSDAY, JANUARY 19 (9:00-10:00 p.m. EST), on the ABC Television Network.

UPDATE: We now have some photos as well! Enjoy:

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SCANDAL - "Survival of the Fittest" - The election results for the presidential race between Mellie Grant and Francisco Vargas are announced, and the shocking results lead to an explosive outcome, on the highly anticipated season premiere of "Scandal," airing on THURSDAY, JANUARY 19 (9:00-10:00 p.m. EST), on the ABC Television Network. (ABC/Tony Rivetti)TOM VERICA (DIRECTOR)


 
Scandal stars Kerry Washington as Olivia Pope, 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, Joshua Malina as David Rosen, Bellamy Young as First Lady Mellie Grant, Scott Foley as Jake Ballard, Portia De Rossi as Elizabeth North, Joe Morton as Rowan Pope and Cornelius Smith Jr. as Marcus Walker.

Guest cast is TBD.

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”), Mark Fish and Tom Verica are executive producers. “Scandal” is produced by ABC Studios.

“Survival of the Fittest” was written by Shonda Rhimes and directed by Tom Verica.

Craig Byrne, Editor-In-Chief

KSiteTV Editor-In-Chief Craig Byrne has been writing about TV on the internet since 1995. He is also the author of several published books, including Smallville: The Visual Guide and the show's Official Companions for Seasons 4-7.