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Why Did Scandal Dumb Down Olivia Pope?

Lev Raphael | Posted 01.30.2015 | Entertainment
Lev Raphael

Twice in one show, the writers turned a fast-thinking, amazingly intelligent woman into the basic dumb female in a thriller. All they left out was mindless shrieking, but they did still turn her into Olivia Dope.

Lily Karlin

Papa Pope Doesn't Think He's A Sociopath | Lily Karlin | Posted 11.08.2014 | Entertainment

Image: Bobby Quillard Any "Scandal" fan can attest that Joe Morton is reason enough to tune in to the hit Shonda Rhimes drama. The actor steals s...

What Happened When Shonda Rhimes Was Called An 'Angry Black Woman'

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 09.20.2014 | Entertainment

Shonda Rhimes, along with much of the Internet, wasn't too happy on Friday after New York Times television critic Alessandra Stanley wrote that the ac...

Here's Your First Look At 'How To Get Away With Murder'

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 07.31.2014 | Entertainment

Shonda Rhimes is taking over your Thursday nights. The writer/director/producer already has two fan-favorite shows on ABC with "Scandal" and "Grey'...

Sound Familiar?

The Huffington Post | Jessica Toomer | Posted 04.15.2014 | TV

We love Shonda Rhimes! She's given us drama in the ER and extramarital affairs in the White House, and she does it in a style that's completely her ow...

Get Ready For Another Shonda Show

Posted 12.21.2013 | TV

Get excited, "Grey's Anatomy" and "Scandal" fans, because Shonda Rhimes' empire just keeps growing. According to The Wrap, ABC has ordered the pil...

Kerry Washington Nabs A Golden Globe Nod

Posted 12.12.2013 | TV

The 2014 Golden Globe nominations are in, and Kerry Washington came up big. The "Scandal" star, who plays Washington, D.C. fixer Olivia Pope, was nomi...

Jessica Goodman

Why Huckleberry Quinn May Never Be The Same Again | Jessica Goodman | Posted 12.10.2013 | TV

These days, "Scandal" is a valley full of "OMG" land mines just waiting to go off. Around each bend is another twist, another fallen gladiator. In...

Shonda Rhimes' Next Project

Posted 11.20.2013 | TV

Shonda Rhimes, creator of "Scandal" and "Grey's Anatomy," has signed a book deal with Simon & Schuster. Rhimes will pen a book that is “part memo...

'Scandal' Creator Makes Big Announcement

Posted 09.24.2013 | Black Voices

In addition to helming two successful network television shows, Shonda Rhimes is also hard at work establishing her family. This week the Golden Gl...

Maggie Furlong

'You Will Be Really Shaken' | Maggie Furlong | Posted 08.23.2013 | TV

"Scandal." Am I right, guys? ABC's Shonda Rhimes drama -- starring Emmy nominee Kerry Washington as white hat-wearing D.C. fixer Olivia Pope and To...

'Scandal' Cast Shake-Up: Who Won't Be Returning For Season 2? | Posted 06.08.2012 | TV

Former "Lost" star Henry Ian Cusick will not be returning for the second season of ABC's "Scandal." The actor and showrunner Shonda Rhimes came to ...

'Scandal' Will Be One Big Shonda Rhimes Reunion Show | Posted 11.26.2011 | Entertainment

AOL TV has learned that Shonda Rhimes' newest ABC series, 'Scandal,' will share a lot more than a creator in common with the network's medical soaps '...