ABC’s “Scandal” Returns on October 3

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The premiere date of season three for the highly popular ABC drama series “Scandal” has been announced! It will make its big debut in its regular Thursday night, 10pm Eastern Time slot on October 3rd.

“Scandal” creator Shonda Rhimes told Vanity Fair about a little of what we can expect throughout the new season, “I think it’s time to unfold a little bit more about Olivia’s character.  I have some very specific ideas, but we’ll see how much we unfold.”

“Scandal’s” shocking season 2 finale had fans gasping for air in record numbers.  The finale episode pulled in 9.1 million viewers.

Relive the last two minutes of the season 2 finale below: